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 Student Loan refi scam

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2016 3:42 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

First time here. I've been baiting scam numbers etc. I hate scammers.

This is one that was recently sent out to try to scare kids that their student loans are bad and they will fix it for them. These people are scum. Here's the letter. Hammer them:

What's this? I'm not a student. I better click on this link to see what this is all about....

From: Lauren Gaines <[email protected]>
To
Sent: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Subject: Action Needed: Balance

Hi
Your Student Balance requires attention. The Student Forgiveness plan has been updated and your account is now eligible for enrollment. Benefits of this program will allow you to lower monthly dues and in some cases, receive complete forgiveness. Call us at 888-364-1649 to learn more.
Thanks,
Lauren Gaines
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2016 3:52 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Moved here from General Chat.

This is not really within our purview. We deal with advance fee fraud, which is a very different sort of scam.

Googling that phone number comes up with a lot of hits. This particular scam is obviously widespread but it is not baitable so there's really nothing we can do.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2016 3:57 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Removed unnecessary quote of previous post - bware419ers


Got it. My business was hit with the "pay us in gift cards or we'll cut your electricity" one (we didn't fall for it).
Would that one be an example?
And should I post that?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2016 4:51 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Not really Advanced Fee Fraud, as we define it, either.

Maybe this will help: http://www.419eater.com/html/419faq.htm

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