ED Magedson – Founder
John Smith, Senior Affidavit Processor Officer/Utica, New York Said that I owe US Cash Advance money, which I never borrowed! Threatened me with 7 years in jail! Internet
First, they sent email to me at an email address that wasn't mine. Then they had included a phone number that was way out-dated. I called thinking, okay, these guys are going to help. But as soon as they answered, I knew I wasn't talking to no John Smith. This guy had a foreign accent, and so did the guy that was in the background. I could hear the other guy, egging the so called John Smith on what to say.
They said that there is a lawsuit against me for fraud and criminal activities, which I know that is false. They threatened that I would be arrested within 2 hours if I don't pay a settlement of $412.00. They also said, if I don't pay, I need to show up in Court in New York, within 7 days, or I'll be thrown into jail for 7 years.
This is the actual email they sent, the only change is that I removed my personal info and name:
Mr. /Mrs. My Name
Phone Number:- XXXXX
Let me introduce myself. I am Senior Affidavit Processor Officer John Smith from State Investigation Department. As we were trying to reach you since a couple of days regarding a very serious matter about a lawsuit filed on your name stating that you are doing some fraud and criminal activities.
I am really very sorry to say you that you are going to be legally prosecuted in the Court House within couple of days. Your SSN is put on hold by US Government, so before something goes wrong I thought that I shall call you and notify you about this matter. But as I was not able to reach you I am sending you an final notification Email. So please take a piece of paper and write down your case file DM20012018 and second thing since it’s a legal matter you will be needed my help, so please write down my callback number is 904-410-2217 Ext 2058
For the records you...
Name: - XXXX
Email: - XXXX
The Factual Basis for the complaints is as follows:-
At present, US Cash Advance is seeking either of the following remedies:-
Mr. / Mrs. (my name) ,as I was investigating your profile, I found you to be genuine person so it is my duty to help you out but for that I need some right answers from your side. Also we want to know your intentions?
So do you want to resolve this issue outside the court house, or you want to go to the court house with legal proceedings? This was a final notification Email to you as we found you to be genuine person as told you before. You can resolve the issue by paying out of Court Restitution Amount or the Settlement Amount as decide by the Court House? You have to give me a flat answer without any excuse.
Reply to me back on my phone number 904-410-2217 Ext 2058. or Email me.
**Beware of the scams they are coming up with, nowadays!
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 01/21/2014 04:02 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/john-smith/internet/john-smith-senior-affidavit-processor-officerutica-new-york-said-that-i-owe-us-cash-ad-1117368. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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