• Report: #1123606

Complaint Review: US Loan Lenders

  • Submitted: Fri, February 14, 2014
  • Updated: Fri, February 14, 2014

  • Reported By: jewelrymaker68 — Lafayette Indiana
US Loan Lenders
Caldwell, Texas USA

US Loan Lenders & Department of Crime Prevention Phoned and tried to tell me I was being sued for a payday loan in January & needed to pay $698 today - I've never had a payday loan Internet

*Consumer Comment: Us state investigators pay day loan rip off scam

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Today, Feb. 14, 2014, I was called 3 times in a row by a company claiming to represent the "Department of Crime Prevention". They stated I was being sued by a payday loan company, and when I demanded to know the name, they finally stated "USA Lending".

They went on to state that unless I paid $698 today, the lawsuit would go through, as this "USA Lending" place had supposedly made several efforts to collect the money owed since mid-January.  I finally got out of them that the original amount supposedly borrowed was "somewhere between $300-$400, but they weren't for sure".

First of all, I am on SS Disability, and have been for 13 years, so I would have no way to even obtain a payday loan. Secondly, I was in Colorado the entire month of January 2014, so there would have been no way for me to even have tried to obtain a payday loan, as there was no computer nor internet where I stayed. Lastly, I just filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in December 2013, so no one is going to give me a loan until the bankruptcy is formally discharged.

After calling "Ripoff Report" and also reading the name "Dept of Crime Prevention" was one of the names included in the rip-offs, I called immediately and was told to file a report ASAP. The person that called was from India, another tell-tale sign that it was a rip-off, per the prior cases involving this scam, and per the person I spoke to at Ripoff Report.

They threatened me that I would be held liable for the entire amount plus additional interest, court costs, and attorney fees unless I paid today, and I told them that I never borrowed any money, so I was not liable for paying any money back.


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#1 Consumer Comment

Us state investigators pay day loan rip off scam

AUTHOR: Pretty 24 - ()

I went off on this people so tough. I said I was turning them in to the police for false representation of a federal agency. I told her how are you with state agency and you have an aol email. Who is this company that you allegedly say I owe. She couldn't tell me any information. I said you not even ready. She put someone else on the phone. I booked him to and told him let me talk to your manager. He started saying no one else can talk to you, you are a criminal. I said no I found y'all out. Don't call me and try to bully me. You don't want me to talk to anyone because y'all are found out. Goodbye. Don't give them a quarter.

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