Resident Reports Collections Fraud

On July 1, 2011 at 11:46 a.m., a resident filed a report of fraud. The victim stated that on June 24, 2011 at 5:11 p.m., she received a voice mail from a male who stated she had received a cash advance of $425 in December 2009 from “Cash Advance USA” and that she needed to call him back to speak about collections. The victim stated she had never received or applied for a cash advance at any time and had no prior dealings with “Cash Advance USA”.

After calling the number, she stated that she was told that she owed the company $1,168.00 after interest and fees. She stated the male told her she would need to make the company an offer close to the amount of her debt or a “warrant” would be issued for her arrest. The victim stated the male was very threatening during the conversation, demanding that the debt be repaid.