Is a Scam or Trustworthy Website?

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Is a Scam or Trustworthy Website?

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From: Sarah

Subject: [name removed] from cv

[name removed],

Congratulations on your continued employment at cv with a monthly earnings of 1500. Do you still reside at [address removed] with the same phone # [number removed] and a birthday of 19710701?

We still have your application on file from earlier this year when you utilized our services to borrow some money. We are reaching out to you again because you're already fully approved to borrow money again should you have the need.

Since our records indicate that you made payments on time we are extending out another offer, except this time we can cut the fees and interest rate down by 80% and will get you setup again with absolutely no upfront expenses or further credit checks since your already in the system.

To take advantage of this offer we are presenting to you simply visit to apply via our dedicated portal only available to existing customers such as yourself. Should you no longer be interested in our services, simply click the unsubscribe button below to be permanently removed from our customer database.


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January 11, 2023 at 11:41 AM by an anonymous user from: Radnor Township, Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States

ok so how come the authorities cant track down these lowlifes!


January 4, 2023 at 12:14 AM by an anonymous user from: Baltimore (City), Baltimore, Maryland, United States

What kind of company are you? A insurance company that is collecting data not a loan company?


December 1, 2022 at 1:37 PM by an anonymous user from: Burlington County, Southampton Township, New Jersey, United States

They sent me an email containing my insurance claim number from a homeowners claim. How did they get that? Are they connected to my insurance company? I’m so confused!


November 14, 2022 at 1:36 PM by an anonymous user from: DeKalb, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Yeah they're doing the same identical thing to me thanks for your help do not trust these people their pieces of s***


August 10, 2015 at 9:57 AM by an anonymous user from: Eatonville, Washington, United States

They had my address, but a bogus phone number.


August 12, 2015 at 9:47 AM by an anonymous user from: Los Angeles, California, United States

I received an email from Blue Wave Loan that had my address and an incorrect phone number. I was approved for a $1,500 loan so I called the number provided in the message, but was told that there were no agents available to speak with me. Beware everyone of this scam!


August 5, 2015 at 1:18 PM by an anonymous user from: San Antonio, Texas, United States

I have been contacted by this company with old information about myself.

They are forwarding me to a link to update my information. I do not remember applying for a loan with them.


December 24, 2023 at 10:30 AM by an anonymous user from: Budd, Illinois, United States

I just received a very similar email saying: "Your loan document is ready and available for e-Signature. You are only now one step away from being funded. We are happy to be able to help. For $8300"


August 5, 2015 at 2:15 PM by info

They are trying to steal or phish your information. Please ignore the emails.


August 5, 2015 at 8:59 AM by an anonymous user from: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

I called the phone# and it asked for personal information, the recording said: "all agents are busy, pleaae visit website for further info.

SCAM, SCAM, SCAM Shame on them.


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Is a Scam or Trustworthy Website?