Cash Advance - USA CASH ADVANCE AMERICA.....SCAM!!

Apr 02, 2013
review #397471

USA CASH ADVANCE SCAM: Foreign accented man called to confirm a loan but needed me to obtain a new government law requiring a verification voucher! When I had money and was at CVS, 11/7, Walmart or other locations.....I was to call him and then he would tell me the person to whom I would make the voucher out to for a total of 260 dollars (down from 400). The loan would then be deposited into my account as soon as the voucher business was done. He informed that I had to process the voucher verification within the next 10 minutes and then my funds would then be in my account in 15 minutes (in thousands by the way). The voucher was to prove I could make monthly payments...REALLY? The amount of the loan was ridiculous- "too good to be true" type. So I said I could not do anything until tomorrow. Again he emphasized calling once I was in the store and would give me no information except that his name was James. (BTW: a young man answered the phone, James was giving the 888 number to another in the background and then took the phone to speak with me??!!)

Googled USA CASH ADVANCE right away and did a reverse call on number. SCAM SCAM SCAM. I can add numbers to the existing LONG LIST of numbers used by them to procure USA CASH ADVANCE victims. The number I can add to the list: 347-492-2732(out of NY)and 888-601-5809.

I am sssooooooo glad I felt uneasy with the speed and abruptness of the "business" dealings with this man and looked up all this before becoming a victim to this scam!

This is a terrible scam.......calls every hour on the hour. Just so glad I didn't fall for the "verification voucher that is required by the US government now??"

Isn't there some type of law against claiming that money/vouchers are required by our government in order to process a loan?

Watch out all :upset

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mad and pissed off

Aug 03 Dallas, Texas

My husband and I went thru the same thing 3mo ago. Sent them a $100, when we realized what was going on we tried to get a refund. Conviently enough for them we were informed the money had a hold on it and we could not get it back. We called the number on the back of green dot card the money was transferred from, and the lady informed us the money had been taken out via ATM within 10 min of the transfer. For 2 wks after all this happened we received threatening phone calls voicemails emails day and night, to be honest we were scared for our safety. These people are trash and filth I hope they rot in prison.

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tmayces

2 days ago San Antonio, Texas

Ms. Johnson I was wondering if you could share where I might be able to send recorded phone calls of these "people" scamming me and my wife to use as evidence against them? Thank you for your help.

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Attack of the Shawns

Aug 01

Same thing happened to me just about an hour ago. Just think about all of the money this group is making in one days time. How many people can this be happening to in one day. My first phone call was answered by a man that could hardly speak English, alot of background noise, and static on the line and telling me his name is John Smith. I should have grabbed what cash I had and ran then. I really needed some quick extra cash though so I thought what the heck, can't be all bad. The name of the company seemed familiar and my Norton security confirmed that it was a secure site. When John Smith told me that I would need to put up a good faith first payment on the loan, that didn't seem too unreasonable. I was told to go to CVS and call them back and they would explain which card I would need to buy. I explained that I had just had leg surgery and was not allowed to drive so it would be several hours before I could do that. Another red flag that I pretended not to see was when he told me that I only had 30 minutes to process the loan and that it had to be done asap. I got my son to go for me. When he called "John" for instructions he was told not to tell the cashier at the store what he wanted the card for. He told him that they would charge $50 or more for the card if they knew what it was for. Red flag number 3. After having invested the first $257 when I was told that I would need another card for $202. I can't even remember what this amount was needed for but I was already... Show more

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Pissed off

Aug 01

Some boat as everyone on this page. Just happened today Aug 1 2014. I got an email saying, I got approved for a cash loan up to $1000. Ok.. So I went to the cvs to get a green dot money pack. Remind you know, I had to show prove that, I can pay the $120 a mouth right. So, I go to cvs and get the $120 then they tell me to stay by the phone they was going to call me back. So they call me back. Had me on the phone for almost 1hr. Then come back to the phone telling me, I need to get other money pack for $195.00. So, I did that. Gave them the number and then they called me back again. Had me on hold and come back to the phone asking me for $187.00. So I am asking them why do I have to give you more money. They told me it was for insurance . I told them no. Told them that they needed to give me back my money. Then he going to tell me no. Then he told me that he didn't care if I sell my organs that I need to send him the $187.00. No i didn't. I called the police told them what happened. I filled out an report. They call from so many dam numbers. They don't speak English for one thing and I am so pissed off right now.

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Gladness

Aug 01

They have been calling me all day today (08/1/14) trying to get me to load a vanilla card for a voucher verification. I kept asking for the loan verification forms and the terms requiring a signature. they kept saying they would send it after. I said if I tell you the verification code then you can take my money off the card. I just felt it was a scam and did not purchase the card. They were Indian Accent also. I even asked them why did they have american names when they were not from america. The numbers called from were 202-241-0778 ( Washington, DC), 512-800-8411 (Texas), 817-400-0794 (Texas), 646-358-6245 (New York).

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Office admin

Aug 01

Our office just received a call from this person as well. He sounded Indian and claimed to be a police officer in CA but had a NY number (516)986-6450. We called him out about the phone number and he quickly changed his story. The first man's name was David Cooper and the second person we spoke to was Sean Marsh. Both sounded like the same man. When we hung up he called back repeatedly (10 times). He finally stopped calling back when we informed him that the line was recorded. It was weird, he kept asking if we wanted to F#@* with our coworkers. ???? Beware!

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Anonymous

Jul 31

Good grief you guys are just begging to be scammed! To the OP, really, it was the amount that tipped you off? Not an unverifiable business, not a pre-payment for a loan?
And there is a law against this, it's called "fraud". The law won't protect you from being *** though.

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Anonymous

Jul 31

They just called me from 909-999-7794 he said they i was going to jail. i told them go a head to send the sheriff or better yet they can come get it cash and they get their face smashed this people need to be stooped. how do they even get cell phone numbers. They have been calling me for 3 weeks straight.

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loggins

Jul 30 Sylvania, Ohio

I was checking into online payday loans and received a few calls from different companies on july 22 and i called them back tonight july 30 to see what they were about, the first place is american loan saying they will put $2,000 n my acct but i needed to provide $175 to show i can make the monthly payments first the the money would be deposited within 10 min, their # is 213-438-9794 and the mans name is sam wilson. The 2nd place told me i was approved $1,000-$5,000 whichever i wanted so i told them $3,000, he said i had to gey a verification voucher from a neighborhood store for $203 to show i could come up with the monthly payments and to call when i had the voucher and $3,000 would be deposited within 10 minutes, his name is henry scott but didnt sound American one bit and his # is 812-200-9807 ext 203 and i believe the company is cashland usa, so they say, needless to say im not sure if its a scam but im not giving it a chance so ne on the lookout for these two places.

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Anonymous

Jul 31

What part are you "not sure if it's a scam" about?
**No reputable loan company** will ask you to prepay for your loan to "prove" you can pay. That's why they do due diligence and verify employment/income history.
Some banks will ask you to deposit money in an account under your name as collateral for a secured loan, but that's a completely different thing. *AND*, you will still go through the due diligence process of income and work history verification.
This is why there are so many scammers out there, because there are so many people willing to quickly be the victims.

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Barbie35

Jul 30 Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina

I want to add a new number to the list that is based out of Illinois the number is (312)428-5478....He did the same thing as the people talked about and got upset because I did not but his scam!!@! Lol...Please do not fall for his bogus game.....

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Jim

Jul 29 Cocoa, Florida

This same criminal called "Pride pay day" called me and told me to do the same thing. I was skeptical so I said I would do the voucher in 2 days, he said his name is "Edward Williams" but speaks oriental-DA. The phone number is 469-444-0045

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Nashvillecat

Jul 28 Nashville, Tennessee

I also had this same experience with them I finally told them I was recording the call for an investion so they finally quit calling

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barnlot

Jul 26

I was taken by this scam artist and I am so upset they took so much money. Wish I had seen this earlier.

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jb

Jul 26

I get calls from these people all the time. Just received a call this morning. The number showing on caller ID was 815-566-3404. The guy --- named Alvin something-or-other --- I asked for his direct number. He gave me 312-428-5478.
Of course he was talking about loan that I applied for ------ told him I had NOT applied for a loan and that I know had enough information to start an investigation. He hung up the phone so fast! I also blocked the number.

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Anonymous

Jul 25

These people are scammers the latest number is 303-498-9234 and 601-879-6264. They also call from 911 and I went to the police and they said no police department will call you from 911 it will be a regular number and they are not going to call you and tell you that you will be picked up in 3 hr. I have lost money and wished I would have checked the web first. Please don't fall for it and report as much information as you can. If you are in NC call the NC Depart of Justice 1-877-566-7226.

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former dead head

Jul 24 Indianapolis, Indiana

I also received an email fromCashAdvance Payday loan. Said i had been approved for a $3000 loan. They pulled up my information from a website where I was inquiring about how to apply for government grants. I was told to call a # to confirm. I had never applied to this so called company. I called the # just to see what the scam was and a recording said that the majic jack customer I was calling was not available. Don't be deceived, this is a scam.

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Kassi

Jul 23 Las Vegas, Nevada

This morning I had some guy calling me he sounded Inden and told me that I was going to have a sherif come to my house and bring me papers for some loan I took out online from American Advance usa and they had my old old email and supposly they deposit in my bank account 200 dollors i dont even have a bank account and im not even *** to take out loans online.they called me in a unknown number than left a voice mail and it said private number and he gave me the number to call back and he answer the phone saying hello than told me i was going to jail and i told him that my uncle was a F.B.I and he hung up on me.I wish they get those hackers and fraud people

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Jay

Jul 29

I had this happen to me also..except I first received an email stating that I defrauded American Cash Advance.These people were supposed to be a law firm naned Hawkins Law Firm.They left the contact number to call the Senior Attorney Rebecca Brown.I already knew it was a scam because the grammar was awful.
I was bored at work and decided to let a coworker listen in as I called.A woman threatened that I was going to be tried in court in a couple of days yada yada.I asked to be able to settle out of court and she basically handed the phone to an Indian fella.He made similar threats and told me I owed them $200 plus late fees totalling $495.I basically laughed and told them I was worth more money than ACA has ever handled.Please send me this on a company letterhead and a signed agreement from ACA.He refused,I said I will see you in court then.Then the punch line.He said the Sherrif will call me in 45 minutes to arrest me....rotfl.
Please dont fall for it.Call the FBI And give all info to help catch them.
Meanwhile until they are caught,I am calling all times of the night and wee hours just to remind them,YOU are going to jail.......

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JAX

Jul 23 San Jose, California

Advance Cash USA told me that their website is Advancecash.info so that I may believe that their company really exists. THEY ARE A SCAM!

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