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Experience:  Attorney in law with focus on consumer protection
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Is is it a scam

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Is is it a scam
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Fraud Examiner
Expert:  Ely replied 1 year ago.
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Likely, yes.
How do we know this? These are the red flags:
1) According to WHOIS database, the website was created 06-08-2015. It is literally a month old. Scammers often create and put up websites just to scam people, get as much money as possible, and then walk away and close the site.
2) The registered entity for this site is in INDIA:
Registrant Organization: Loan4u
Registrant Address1: D 74 Shiktidhara
Registrant City: Ahmedabad
Registrant State/Province: Gujarat
Registrant Postal Code: 380001
Registrant Country: India
Registrant Country Code: IN
Why would a US company out of NY have the site registered from India? Unless this was an Indian-based scammer? See here. Many of scammers for such loans operate out of India.
3) The number(###) ###-####is associated with scam calls - see here.
4) Their email is from a GMAIL account - anyone can create it, from anywhere.
THIS IS A SCAM! Be careful.
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