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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2 days ago Arizona, United States

I was just scammed today, in a pretty similar way as the stories above. I will ad a few more numbers# 415-799-8485 & 801-200-9807 both times gave extension 172, under the name Griffin Bell heavy accent. am out quite a bit of money.

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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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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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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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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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Jul 23 San Jose, California

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

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They need to be stopped 1

Jul 21

I received this email
We are pleased to inform you that your application for online loan has been approved & the amount waiting to be transferred.
Please find attached the loan approval and agreement papers for $2000, from Ace Cash Express.
Please call us back as soon as possible to process this application, and your Loan Account Number is Sb2611.
Thanks & Regards, Loan Officer Ace Cash Express (979)-871-7911 Disclaimer This message is confidential. It may also be privileged or otherwise protected by work product immunity or other legal rules. If you have received it by mistake, please let us know by e-mail reply and delete it from your system; you may not copy this message or disclose its contents to anyone. Please send us by fax any message containing deadlines as incoming e-mails are not screened for response deadlines. The integrity and security of this message cannot be guaranteed on the Internet. There was an attachment from ACE Cash express. I did everything they wanted me to as far as going to the store, but i didn't get the Green dot card and hung up. The foreign man kept calling me back. I then called ACE headquarters and got information on the real company and they were Americans that I spoke with.

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Peace B upon man kind

Jul 17 Washington, District Of Columbia

I have been called by different people all day from the same office/house. They were pretty much harassing you none stop with these scam offers. As one of the comment said "too good to be true" type of amount to be given to you. What's crazy is, these people have obtained our personal information through these legitimate website, which then spreads our information to other 3rd party people to do w.e they want with it.
Do not fall so easy about these FOREIGN scams, trust me I'm foreign, but wtf is up with these other desperate mfrs. People like these don't care about nothing, why the *** do you think people ask for cash advance? To facilitate/resolve their unfortunate financial situations, yet these people want to bring you down to the ground some more? *** no!!
Watch your credit score and transactions people, with anyone, anywhere, not just foreigners lmao (coming from a foreigner :) ), the foreigner thing doesn't matter. It's everywhere, but I'm just saying to be aware of things that we've been hearing for years. If it's too good to be true, then it ain't real! That statement will live on for millions of years to come and will always work. There will come situations where it's actually true, but 1/1000. Anyways, I hope you all find a way to sustain your lives and financial situations, hopefully somewhere along the road you will find some level of support/relief.
Good luck!

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Jul 11 Sullivan, Illinois

I got a call 6 months ago from a chicago number the man had a indian accent sayin if I didnt come to court in chicago on monday that I was going to jail. He saidni had a outstanding debt for cash advance, 1 I have never had a loan through them! Today I got ancalll from a new york number them man said his name was jim from the federal crime investigation headquarters saying I have first a debt with a credit card, never owned 1, and then said I have a outstanding debt with cash advance! When I challenged him he said the cops would be door soon to arrest me on federal charges! These people neeed to be stopped

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Jul 17

Did they happen to have your social security number? Because they have mine and they attracted it to an email,

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Jul 18

Omg. I just got an email today like that. I know it's a scam but how do they have my SSN. I don't know what to do.

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Jul 23 Winston Salem, North Carolina

Please tell me if anyone followed thru what happened? I almost made the mistake of doing this as well. When I got to the gas station and saw this green dot card, it didn't seem right so I passed. I'm in desperate need of money but so glad I found this page and see I'm not alone here

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Jun 25 Chicago, Illinois

I just got an email from this Advanced American Cash Service stating that they going to sue me for money I borrowed from them. It scared me for about 15 min., but I started to think...I never receive email for any bills that I ow they emails. Especially a loan....yea ok. Do anybody know who I can call our talk to about this?

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Jun 25 Tulsa, Oklahoma

I just got an email today. I was scared saying I was going to be arrested. For defaulting on a loan. He was foreign as well.. he also told me to get a green dot card put funds on it to pay this bill to avoid legal issues. I told him I don't owe anyone any money. I called American cash advance. They told me its a scam. I waited for the man to call me back then told him it was a scam. He got upset said I would be arrested & hung up. 30min later I received a call from 911 telling me he was officer david Jones I would be arrested in the morning for nonpayment of this loan. Itold him do what he needed to do

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Jun 13

let me no if we can get the money back I got 3 children and 1 on the was my email is

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Jul 16

These guys r crazy they been trying to get me they call all day long

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Jun 13

214-613-8434 scam they got me and for 812.00 is there a way to get it back!!!!!!!!

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