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 … Read more

Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc. – CFPB Complaint 2017-07-11

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2017-07-11 Product: Payday loan debt Issue: Communication tactics Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: There is currently a debt in the amount of {$170.00} owed to Advance America for an online payday loan. I receive calls from this company three times per day everyday of the week Monday throug … Read more

Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc. – CFPB Complaint

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2017-08-05T00:00:00 Product: Payday loan debt Issue: Took or threatened to take negative or legal action Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: I have been in contact with XXXX XXXX XXXX on a debt that I owe from a payday loan. In the beginning they would call me almost 10 … Read more

Soldiers Wounded by Debt, Not Bullets

by Paul Kiel, ProPublica, and Mitchell Hartman, Marketplace, May 15, 2013, 5:50 a.m.by Paul Kiel and Krista Kjellman Schmidt, ProPublica, May 15 This story was co-produced with Marketplace. Listen to their coverage. Seven years after Congress banned payday-loan companies from charging exorbitant interest rates to service members, many of the nation’s military bases are surrounded … Read more

FTC Shuts Debt Collection Company That Threatened Consumers

At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, a U.S. district court shut down a Houston-based debt collection operation that allegedly illegally used insults, lies, and false threats to collect on payday loans – including telling a Virginia woman that she would be arrested and jailed for three years, and would lose her disability payments … Read more

Something Stinks in Missouri With Payday Loan Legislation

Payday lenders are the target of recent legislation to control predatory practices. New federal legislation is in the works and some states have moved on this issue themselves. But what is happening in Missouri is interesting. It seems that the Financial institutions Committee that has conducted hearings on the bill, only allowed representatives of the … Read more