Student Assist Network Scam Calls - Loan Forgiveness Program

An official voicemail from a woman named Janis James or Janet James who identified herself as agent #1691 calling from "The Student Assist Network" from telephone number 888-719-2635. Janis left me a voice message saying that she works on some type of student loan forgiveness program and if I would call her back she can help me with a "student aid forgiveness program" for my student aid loans, but that the program is a "first come first served" and limited, so she advised calling her back right away. But, I happen to know that these types of student forgiveness loans only come from official government agencies. So this is a total scam! Block and report the telephone number.

Student Assist Network Scam Calls - Loan Forgiveness Program

Here is a transcript of the voicemail:

"Hi this is Janis James from The student Assist Network, my agent id is 1691 and my number is 888-719-2635. Um, I'm just calling to let you know that your student aid is qualified for the forgiveness program, we may be able to grant you a partial or a full forgiveness package but I'd like you to know that this program has limited openings and in a first-come, first-served basis, so call me back soon to finalize the details and again my number is 888-719-2635. You could talk to me or any of the reps to finalize your file. Thank you."

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  • July 27, 2021 at 5:14 PM by an anonymous user from: Ashburn, Virginia, United States

    Here is what I got mine!

    "Hey it's Natalie with student health assistance my phone number is 855-559-1100 and I'm actually just doing a follow up call for you regarding your public student loans um I do see here that we still having prequalified for the student loan forgiveness program just keep in mind of these programs will change and the relief program is actually about to expire um so I don't want your qualifications to change along with that but I a.m. here all week Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM Pacific standard time just in case again my phone number is 855-559-1100 and you can go ahead and speak to me or anyone of the representatives um but I do hope to hear from you soon and have a great day…”

    • August 2, 2021 at 2:51 PM by an anonymous user from: Suffolk, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

      Yea I got the same exact voicemail and when I called I spoke to some guy, and went along with it, but then I asked who he was with and he said he was with the Student Advisory center. So then I asked if there was anyway to verify who he is and who he works for, and then he just says “good luck with your student loans” and hangs up... total scammer

  • May 28, 2021 at 3:56 PM by an anonymous user from: Downtown Salinas, Salinas, California, United States

    Me too. I got two VM's from two different people with two different ID Nos.

    Very official sounding. No machines, no foreign accents.

  • May 25, 2021 at 11:19 AM by an anonymous user from: Downtown, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

    I received TWO VM from them, two diff names and 'ID Numbers...' But the numbers were from diff area codes-seems spoofed.

  • May 19, 2021 at 4:35 PM by an anonymous user from: Denver, Colorado, United States

    Got same call, same id#, but from Brittany Price.

  • May 19, 2021 at 1:26 PM by an anonymous user from: Chesterfield, Chester, Virginia, United States

    I got the same call

  • May 19, 2021 at 12:11 PM by an anonymous user from: McMinn, Athens, Tennessee, United States

    I received the exact same voicemail on my phone the number that it was calling from was a Phoenix, AZ number 602-877-0713... nothing like what the voicemail number leaves for you to call back. It’s like a recording spoofed from a different number... sounds like a scam to me.

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Student Assist Network Scam Calls - Loan Forgiveness Program