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According to a payday loan i did not repay a loan, now some…

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According to a payday loan i did not repay a loan, now some collection agency are demanding 980.00 for a loan that was 300.00 where can I go and find if they have the right to do so, they said I have violeted about 3 crimes and they are telling me i could go to jail for it.

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And when did the issue begin?

I leave in California,k now this agency is in another state, according to them I pay or

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you contacted the manufacturer?

I ask them to send methe original paper loans but I requested to this agency that are trying to collect the money. I am 75 years old do not have any other income then my social security pension I am afraid they will go after that and then I will be homelss

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I was afraid they will come and get me, so I told them I could make payments arrengments, so they said if I had 350.00 the day Italked to them they will take that as a full payment, I did not have the money, so they I could make payments arrangments of 200.00 I told them it has to be after the 5th of each month, and they told me the way I sould do it, buying a card reloading it and so many steps i lost the email so I ask them if they can send me the instrucciones one more time, did not here anything until today where they are saying they have not got the money I do not drive if I am to send the monwy is until friday where I could get a ride, but I wanted to know if they have the right to do so.

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How long ago was the loan defaulted?
Did they ever send proof of the loan?
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I do not know matybe about 8 years< I ask themto send me the info I never got anything.
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I would like to talk to you but all my info is in my Ipad and is down right now, can not access my email so I could forward them to you.
There is a very common scam in which people are contacted by con artists over the telephone and told they owe an old payday loan and if it is not repaid immediately you will be prosecuted criminally and civilly. This sounds like you are being targeted by that scam.
You can not be put in jail for not paying a debt and it is illegal for a debt collector to even suggest that.
There is a very common scam in which people are contacted by con artists over the telephone and told they owe an old payday loan and if it is not repaid immediately you will be prosecuted criminally and civilly.You can not be prosecuted criminally for not repaying a loan and if you do not recall this loan then it is likely one of these scams.This is especially true if they refuse to send written documentation of the unpaid loan to you.Also, this claim is long past the expiration of the statute of limitations.Report them to the police, if you want, and then ignore them. Do not send them money. They are thieves.Please remember to leave a favorable rating (click 5 stars in the rating section on this page). It is the only way that I am credited by JustAnswer for answering your question.
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thank you, ***** ***** the only way I could get rid of them, going to the police, should I send them an email or is there a letter or format thast I could send them so I have proof I responded?
You should not even engage with them or correspond at all with them. They are scammers. There is nothing they can do to you. Block their number from your phone. They deserve no explanation.
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
thank you and good night. I fell great right now because I was going thru a panic attack.
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