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Debt Collector ‘Boiler Rooms’ Threatened Arrest, FTC Says

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The voicemail would be enough to give anyone chills. “Hello, this is Detective Jeff Ramsey. I am attempting to touch bases with (you)… I will be back out to your place of residence … between the hours of 4 and 6 p.m. You are to have two forms of identification, no firearms or narcotics or loose animals on the premises. This ... Read More »

    The Debt Collector Said I Will Be Arrested So I Paid a Debt I Didn’t Owe

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    “Dear Steve, “I was called about a debt that supposedly I owe I was in a consolidation payday debt agreement and I thought all of them had gotten paid got called about sending the police to arrest me at work. Did not want the embarrassment nor the file on my teaching record, therefore, I paid the debt $1200.00 in two ... Read More »

      Is This Email I Got About an Old Debt for Real?

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      “Dear Steve, Out of the blue I received the attached e-mail. Now I know from reading the Fair Credit Act, that this method of notification isn’t good. The 1st letter I received said they couldn’t reach me about the debt, but the 2nd letter had my name, address, ect on it. I believe this is a scam. What do u ... Read More »

        I’m Losing Sleep Over Debt Collector Threats. – David

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        “Dear Steve, On April 10,2013 My wife got a call from someone with a forgin accent who told her that they have criminal papers with my name on them breach of contract/fraud for a payday loan that I supposed to have taken out sometime in 2008, I have not got any paper work on this I don’t know where the ... Read More »

          If You Get This Debt Collection Email. It’s Dubious at Best.

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          One of my Facebook followers sent me this email they got for a debt collection company trying to scare them into paying a debt they most likely don’t owe. This effort ranks right up there with all the other bogus debt collection efforts that try to scare someone into paying a debt the company may not be authorized to collect. ... Read More »

            A Guy With an Indian Accent Says I Will be Arrested for an Old Payday Loan. – Cha

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            “Dear Steve, I had a pay day loan that i default after a few payments because of personal situation that i had very little control on. Now i am getting calles from an indian accent person threating that cops will be sent to my house or work place to arrest me on felony charges and that I will need a ... Read More »

              Old Payday Loan People Are Threatening to Turn Me Over to Local Authorities. – Shemeka

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              “Dear Steve, Over 5years ago I took out went to a check cashing place n got a pay day loan n forgot about it so i didnt pay them off now about 2months ago a collection agency has been calling for repayment of check for about 520.00 and on top of that lawyer and court fees. I’ve asked them to ... Read More »

                A Guy Keeps Calling And Says He Has a Summons for Me About Some Debt. – Stefannie

                White Collar Criminal

                “Dear Steve, Private number keeps calling saying there has been a summons for me. He states I can call the company at 866-239-0475 and settle out of court. He also claims he as on e was to my work. I didnt call back BC when I Google the number it led to a scam. The guy also called my work ... Read More »

                  Cash America Says They Are Going to Arrest Me for an Old Loan. – Melissa

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                  “Dear Steve, I got a phone call from a number in New York Claiming I owe money to Cash America and I am being suied and will lose my job and be arrested. I have not taken a loan from cash america and the number is 516 302 1077. They really scared me, cause they knew the last four digits ... Read More »

                    A Man With a Heavy Accent Says if I Don’t Make a Payment on a Prepaid Card I Will be Arrested. – Kimberly

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                    I have been geeting a call from a man with a heavy acients saying that if i do not give them 700 on a prepaid card they will arrest me and put me in jail. what should I do they sounds very confident and it has scared me what should I do help Kimberly This is your chance to be ... Read More »

                      Fake and Bogus Debt Collector Scam – Video

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                      Don’t let a fake or bogus debt collector threaten you with immediate arrest on a debt you don’t recognize. Some outfits have sprung up that use personal information obtained from people who may have applied online for a loan to call and scare into paying a fake debt. Recently Gerri Detweiler, Michael Bovee and I got together to tape a ... Read More »

                        Fake Debt Collectors from India, Stopped

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                        In December of 2009 I wrote Frightening Calls From Fake Debt Collectors Threaten People With Jail for Payday Loans. It’s a Scam. Since that time people have been receiving an increasing number of brazen calls from fake and phony debt collectors threatening jail or arrest. The names and telephone numbers these fake debt collectors literally scared the money out of ... Read More »

                          Fake Debt Collector – Consumer Complaint – 1-27-2012

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                          Date This Problem Happened: January 27, 2012 State You Live in: New York Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Michael Carter Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 818-337-3042 Website of Company: Consumer Statement: I got a phone call around 6pm tonight saying that I was going to be arrested tomorrow at work if I wasnt ... Read More »

                            Fake Debt Collector – Consumer Complaint – 1-26-2012

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                            Date This Problem Happened: January 26, 2012 State You Live in: Oregon Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Peter Jones Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 315=604-3650 Website of Company: Consumer Statement: They told me to pay them the money I was loaned or they would take me to court. I never received a loan. ... Read More »

                              TAC / Cash Solutions Fake Debt Collector – Consumer Complaint – 1-20-2012

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                              Date This Problem Happened: October 20, 2011 State You Live in: Tennessee Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: TAC / Cash Solutions Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 347-671-0356 Website of Company: cashsolutions.com Consumer Statement: For the last several mponths I have been receiving very harassing phone calls from people with very thick Indian accents. ... Read More »

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