CFPB Complaint

Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc. – CFPB Complaint 2018-12-10

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-12-10

Product: Payday loan debt

Issue: Took or threatened to take negative or legal action

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: XX/XX/XXXX My mom received a call first they did not state who they were they just said they were looking for me if her a phone number and a case number and for me to contact them immediately I immediately contacted them before getting to work and the woman did not say her name she just said she is calling to collect a debt and I asked her okay what day what company she just gave me the name of who I owed money to which is a payday loan she said this loan is from XXXX I told her okay can you give me a phone number and your name and I will contact you immediately as soon as I’m off work she then stated if I hang up on her there will be a police officer at my door a police officer at my job and they will be serving me with court papers because I’m going to be sued for fraud and breach of contract I explain to her I will work something out can I just please give you a call I have to go into work she then yelled and said do you not understand that if you hang up now it’s going to be that you are unknown cooperative I explain to her I will cooperate if you let me give you a call back she then said no I’m sorry I’m going to put you down as uncooperative and that’s it I hung up on her I then received five more calls from a different phone number and the lady did not say hi my name is or anything she just said did you talk to anyone I explained to her who is this she said I asked if you talk to anyone if not you’re being sued I said who is this and she did not say her name she was just giving me attitude she also said I can do payment plans I told her okay I will do a payment plan but I need you to send me your information through email so I know where my money is going she said first payment you make then we will send you information I said no and then I told her I am not off work yet I will call you back when I’m done she then said no we’re stealing you that’s it I don’t care we’re going to garnish your wages we’re taking everything that you have because you owe us {$450.00} I hung up on her and she kept calling and calling and calling and calling me it’s frustrating because I am a single parent of two kids I don’t make enough every two weeks and I’m barely getting by and for them to threaten me that I’m going to jail is just not okay because I’m literally all my kids have.


Company: Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc.

State/Zip: CA 920XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3096023

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