First and foremost, I am one of those people who Google everything. I got a phone call from a heavy Indian-accented guy telling me I was approved for a long-term loan, which is what I was looking for. I needed help for the short term loan I had to keep up with the bills. Once you get on that track being a mother of 2, it's hard to get out of. The guy proceeded to tell me I was approved from 2000 to 10, 000 dollars. I gave him my information to look up my credit, supposedly. He put me on hold, came back and said, "Great news, we can give you a loan for 2000." Being that my credit was low, they would deposit a check into my checking account and to verify it is really me, I'd have to send some money back from that check through money gram. Nothing else, no western union, only money gram.
He never said an amount. By this time, I'm talking to 'David **'. So he told me he deposited the check to send 500 back to him using my debit card. "Do NOT use the atm, " he said. "Just use your debit card". I was trying to Google these people, but they used a cellphone jammer. I couldn't look up anything. I couldn't even look at my account to see what they did. I had $468 already in my account but he told me this is all we have to do and they will deposit another check and I'd only have to pay $138 a month back. The woman at the money gram asked if the recipient would be able to provide an ID, I addled this David ** and he said yes. He told me the recipient was Lorenzo **. The agent heard my conversation. I believe since she asked this question. Now by this time, I'm getting a little upset.
This has taken over 40 minutes, these people kept putting me on hold and not once let me hang up or use the atm, but I'm willing to do anything to get home to my family. This was right after work. So I sent the money. He said, "Okay, wait 10 minutes please to make sure the money was there". He put me on hold. 10 minutes later, he comes back and said, "Okay now I need you to send 900 back to me". I said, "Okay, I don't understand what's going on, how you deposited these checks because I have USAA and the closest bank is in Texas".
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