Jefferson Law Group Scam - Cash Advance Repayment

The fake Jefferson Law Group email below is a scam. The fake email is being sent by scammers pretending to be Jefferson Law Group, attempting to frighten and trick potential victims into sending them money, by threatening legal actions. If you have received the fake email, just delete it, do not respond to it. Do not let the scammers trick you into sending them your hard-earned money.

Jefferson Law Group Scam - Cash Advance Repayment

The Jefferson Law Group Scam

From: Jefferson Law Group

Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2021 6:07 AM

Subject: Account: CAU/16/488317

****Outside Email Source. Use extra caution with links, attachments or financial requests.****

September 7, 2021

Loan Account: CAU/16/488317

Creditor: Cash Advance USA

Loan Amount: $400.00

Total Outstanding: $955.25

One-time Settlement: $425.00

Dear Customer,

It is with a humble heart that we must ask for the repayment of the cash advance that was provided to you at the time of your need. The amount you have requested was $400.00.

As the repayment was not made on time the amount now went up to $955.25 including late fees and taxes. Please understand that you need to clear this outstanding balance soon or else we will have no other option than to bring legal action which we surely don't want.

We are going to admit that if legal action begins then you will have to face consequences that will not be convenient for you, but we will be left with no other choice.

If you need to discuss this issue further, email us back so that we can help you to resolve this debt, We sincerely appreciate the time you have taken to consider this matter.

Thanks & Regards

Sylvia Richardson


Jefferson Law Group

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August 8, 2023 at 4:59 PM by
Jefferson Law Group Scam - Cash Advance Repayment
an anonymous user from: Marietta, Georgia, United States

Threats are down to taking me to court Fri. name on what court house. SHOUJD I answer these people or ignore this. I checked and they are not with the Jefferson Law Group.


April 11, 2023 at 2:11 PM by
Jefferson Law Group Scam - Cash Advance Repayment
an anonymous user from: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States

I received the same email today. It really had me thinking that I took out a loan in May 2018 and I know that I didn't because I couldn't afford to then.

I'm glad I had to the nerve to look up this group to find our it is a scam. Thank you


March 13, 2023 at 4:05 PM by
Jefferson Law Group Scam - Cash Advance Repayment
an anonymous user from: Huntsville, Alabama, United States

Another One:

March 13, 2023


After sending you several e-mails, we have not received any response from your side in regards to your unpaid loan account. This is the last and final notification as we are going to proceed with the legal charges against you and you will be soon served with the court papers. If you really want to avoid the situation, we merely require you to contact us back to resolve the matter.

The loan account information is as follows:

Creditor: Cash Advance USA

Loan Account Number: PDL-396-888-10652

Name: Wendell Kelley

Email Address:

Loan Amount: $400.00

Loan Date: July 17, 2017

Total Outstanding: $988.75

One-time Settlement: $500.00

Just in case we do not hear back from you within 48 hours, we will proceed further with the charges and we have the entire right to inform your employer about the situation, garnish your wages, and freeze all your bank accounts.

For any queries feel free to revert back.

Warm Regards,

Oliver James


Jefferson Law Group


November 9, 2022 at 10:41 AM by
Jefferson Law Group Scam - Cash Advance Repayment
an anonymous user from: Loudoun, Ashburn, Virginia, United States

I know you are busy and I appreciate your site and helpful information


November 9, 2022 at 10:39 AM by
Jefferson Law Group Scam - Cash Advance Repayment
an anonymous user from: Loudoun, Ashburn, Virginia, United States

I am sending you a picture of the site that contacted me. Is this the same scammers? Please say it is because I was about to send $100 gift card, but then I sent a message asking why a gift card? I would appreciate it if you can get back to me on this .


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Jefferson Law Group Scam - Cash Advance Repayment