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Eliminating Payday Loan Debt - People Targeted For Scam
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The documentation that businesses and databases maintain in the modern era is something that many people fear. Many of the things that every person does on a regular basis are documented and used in order to sell products or services. Sometimes the data is even used in order to scam people out of their money. Recently a number of phone scams have targeted people who have used payday loans in their life. Where the lists came from is unknown, but many of the people targeted have been exploited on a grand scale because of this data collection.

Phone Scam by Payday Loan Con Artists

Many of the lending companies that offer payday loans have aggressive and often illegal tactics to get their earnings back. Anyone who has had experience with payday loans know that the collectors are not the nicest people and they don’t take kindly to rejection. So when payday loan holders in the United States started to get phone calls threatening to sue, many decided it would be best to get the payment over with.

This is where many went wrong. The payday loans that were described were usually made up and offered no clarification as to when and with whom the loan was made. The targeted people were directed to make a wire transfer by using the phone.

How to Avoid Being Targeted

It is a shame that the lists of payday loan users has been passed around so often by people in the industry. This has brought great cause for alarm in many communities where people are frightened of the payday loan collectors. The addition of the phone scam will only make people trust lenders even less. The cycle caused by this scam could change the industry completely. More importantly, the sharing of lists with sensitive information is a negative indicator of what is to come for people who get payday loans.

It is bad enough that families are dealing with economically depressed times. Many have finally taken the first steps regarding payday loan debt help and create a payday loan settlement. However, recent revelations in multiple industries have many debtors feeling worried. Mortgage and home loan companies are sharing lists of payday loan borrowers as are phone scammers that are looking to bilk millions out of innocent people. Hopefully the data collected on a daily basis can become better protected so Americans can rest easy without worrying about these things.

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A different angle here. Good advice David, pinned

  about 1 decade ago

It a prevalent problem people are having who have these types of loans.

  about 1 decade ago

Another great article, I am glad to see someone offering help to people that don't realize there is help available

  about 1 decade ago

Absolutely glad to do it. Keeping me hopping though!

  about 1 decade ago

More great advice, I hope people are reading these articles and following you. It's no fun being hounded for payments when you can't afford it.

  about 1 decade ago

I thank you for saying that. The more I can get these articles to the masses the better the chance the right people who are in trouble will see it. Thank you for sharing and commenting!

  about 1 decade ago

Another great one David!

  about 1 decade ago

Hey Lacey, thank you!

  about 1 decade ago
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