Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Phone Loan Scam Threatens Jail Unless Money Gets Wired

Rudy and Jennifer Sanchez have received dozens of phone calls from a supposed cash advance company. The person on the other end of the phone told them, in a thick accent, that unless Rudy paid $788 toward an unpaid loan, he would be taken to a Brooklyn, NY jail. "If you don't return call, but I don't hear from your attorney either, then the only thing I can do is wish you good luck. And the situation falls on you. Goodbye and may God bless you," said a caller in a voicemail." What makes the scenario troubling for the Sanchez's is that the people on the other line have their social security numbers, work and cell phone numbers and personal banking information