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Is this a scam site [email protected] Abuja. No I…

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Is this a scam site ***@******.***

Lawyer's Assistant: Because consumer protection law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Abuja

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No I did send papers to them

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

They will have to ring me so I can talk to someone

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Lawyer: Zoey, JD, Attorney replied 7 months ago
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Lawyer: Zoey, JD, Attorney replied 7 months ago

You didn't give me a site. All this is, is an email address.

If they are in Nigeria, however, you have to keep in mind that Nigeria is the country that invented the advance fee fraud. You also have to keep in mind that scammers always victimize people from countries other than their own, because it means the victim's law enforcement authorities have no power to investigate them and pursue them.

The #1 sign of a loan scam is an upfront fee. If this so-called lender is conditioning a loan upon payment from you, it's a scam, no matter how logical the reason for the fee. Any legitimate lender would deduct the transfer expenses from the money he has set aside to lend you and just mail you a check for the rest.

So if there's an upfront fee here, AVOID them, cease communication and block them. If you've already sent them money, report it to your police and to Scamwatch.

Scamwatch warns Australians that you need to check and make sure a lender is registered with ASIC to provide loans. Otherwise, you are asking for trouble.

If you gave these people personal information to qualify for this bogus loan, take precautions against identity theft.

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