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Got a call from a "Compliance Officer" from a former county I lived in. Stated they were locating me for a court issue blah blah. I asked who they represented. They gave me 855-210-1854 and a case # to call. Called them they state I owe a debt from 2013 (Which I do not) and that they are the "Proceedings Officer". Upon calling them they make their threats of sending someone to serve me blah blah. I laugh and get off the phone then call them back and ask for their company name. They state Global...then I ask for a mailing address. They refuse to give one stating they don't do that, they just locate people for court cases.
I tell them upon advice from my lawyer I need an address to have them served with a signed cease and desist order from a judge to leave me alone as there is no debt owed. AMAZING they have no mailing address to give. I said what if I wanted to pay the debt in full? Oh then they don't collect monies, they are just locating individuals to be served with court papers. RIGHHHHTTTT. They never 1 time asked for my address to mail or serve me anything....
Global Collection Agency is a SCAM. They have been harassing me and my family members for over a month. They call from different 1-800 and local numbers playing on the phone leaving voicemails stating my county has a warrant for my arrest. I have contacted my local police department and of course they have nothing. I have asked Global for a address, phone number and a professional license number and every time I do they hang up in my face. I have asked several times for them to send me something in writing in regards to what they are trying to collect for and of course nothing ever comes. They ask for my credit card information and of course I decline. I have filed a complaint with my state attorney generals office so hopefully this will work
I got a call from Global saying they were going to sue me and take me to court. They wanted my SS to verify, if it was me I only gave them my name nothing else. The guy was very rude, he wanted my last 4 of my SS, I wouldn't give it to him. He was actually messing with me. He was like "if I gave you the first 3 numbers can you give me the last 4?" I said "NO", then he was like "good luck in court" and hang out. Right after my dad got a call same company then threatened him, then call my mom. They did the same like how did you get their numbers in the first places. I seen the reviews on this page and every one had the same problem with this people. They harass you. HAS ANYONE GOT PAPERS TO GO TO COURT, because I haven't got nothing.
This company called my husband about an outstanding debt that had been paid off years ago. They wanted payment over the phone and when we asked for written record of the debt, as well as wondered out loud why we'd never, ever, ever received anything in writing about the debt still being outstanding, the woman asked, "Oh, you didn't?" then got REALLY quiet, and then we were mysteriously disconnected and no one called us back about this matter that was supposedly VERY urgent only moments ago.
When I called back to inquire about a company website, or a way that I could verify--even through a third party--the legitimacy of the business, I was told that there was no website because they "didn't serve the public." When I was told they were a "mediation firm" where people could pay into their outstanding debts, I noted out loud that it seems like that would be "serving the public," and that if I could be asked to provide my credit card information over the phone to pay a supposedly outstanding debt, I should be able to verify online in SOME way that the company was legitimate.
I asked to speak to a manager, who consistently interrupted me, would not provide me with verifying information, and eventually berated me by saying that he thought it was "pretty stupid that you would call a number back that you thought was a scam." I reiterated that I was only trying to verify that the company WASN'T a scam. When he finally gave me the full name of the company, I brought it up online while on the phone with him and told him that our situation sounded like an exact replica of several other complaints on their BBB website.
I asked why he wouldn't be able to provide a physical address or other way to verify the legitimacy of the company and he said that he could not provide a physical address "out of protection for his employees" (fine, I get that), and that he couldn't provide me any other way to verify the company's legitimacy without first having our case number and my personal information. We went around this probably a half dozen times, and it always ended by me saying that I didn't believe my personal information OR the case number were material to simply having SOME third-party way to verify that the company a) really existed, and b) wasn't trying to take money illegally from people. I made it clear that scam calls are common and that he should understand that, and that numbers like that get reported to the FTC.
After he berated me some more about how ridiculous and difficult I was being (odd response, given he wouldn't give me ANY way to verify the actual company), he gave me his extension and told me that I could call him if I wanted to (after telling me never to call them again) and then hung up on me. They never responded to our request about receiving record of the debt in writing.
I was furious with the woman who called me, said her name was Reisha. Won't let you get a word in edgewise, trying to collection on a debt that was settled a decade ago. She was a piece of work, and the epitome of why collections calls have such a horrible reputation. When she would hang up on me, she would call me right back. This went on for ten minutes until I blocked both the phone numbers she called me from.
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this company called via a local number and left voice mail to call an 800 number back with a case number. They called my daughter, myself and my husband (2 times) within minutes, threatening to send an officer to our home because of a debt of my son. My grown son doesn't live with us or my daughter. These people obviously don't know how the fair credit reporting act works. No matter the amount or nature of a debt, you are not allowed to lie or threaten any person, talk about the debt to anyone but the person who owes and/or their attorney and when you tell them to stop calling, they are legally obligated to stop calling.
On 2/4/19 my sister, brother and myself all received calls about my son and a claim was filed and they gave me a case number and told me he had to call 800-258-0698. My sister ended up calling the number and gave the case number, all they said was they were from Global. My son got on the phone and they asked for his social security number. He refused. They said they were sending over 15 police officers. They called my brother twice, and me using different numbers which I didn't answer. All numbers did not have a name associated with it. Glad I found this site.
These people scared my grandmother and called her threatening to serve me papers if I don't call within the hour. First how did they even get her number? I called and they verified wrong information and still questioned if I was giving them correct information. These people are a scam and practicing illegal collections! They need to be shut down!
This company called about a relative. Unsure how they got my name and number but left a msg and case # saying person has a pending legal case filed in X county court and unless I called back they’d assume person was living at my residence (3000 miles away) and would arrest them there. When I called back they could not answer basic questions like, "Where did you get my number, what court? Who are you? Where are your offices located?" Etc. When I researched case number given in the court they claimed case was filed there was no such pending case and they correspond by mail and would never call.
When I called them back with what I discovered and told them I was reporting them as fraud, they said that they do not make external calls and hung up. Do not fall for this scammer. Do not give them information. If you feel they got hold of record of $ you owe someone call the people you owe directly. If in collections they will tell you how to resolve and who to call.
This company threatened me every day for a month until I finally made payment arrangements to start the end of January. After finding this page and reading all the other stories I am now going to stop all transactions from this company. I knew something was wrong when they wouldn’t give me their address or offer to send me proof of this debt.
I talk Attorney today, spend hours on the phone...thought I was going to jail. Almost give my credit card information to this company. Don’t give them anything... Fake company running scams!!! Talk to the attorney general and report them too. They have to give their full name and address and identification number To you if they a real company. When I called back refused to give any of this stuff... Watch out for them. Great liars!! 512 local number but they wanted me to call 1855 number with a case number. All bull!!!
I received my first call from this company about a month ago at my home, which in itself was odd because I had only had the phone service for about a month. Literally no one had the number. They called advising to my 10yo daughter that she needed to speak with me regarding me paying my bills on time, and that there was an officer on their way to our house to arrest me. The lady attempted to get my daughter to "verify" our address, which she did not. My husband then got on the phone and asked who she was and what exactly was it she wanted. She then tried to verify an address and became belligerent with him stating that there was a warrant issued for my arrest, and they had someone on their way to my house to arrest me.
I was asleep at the time, I work nights. I woke up to the yelling from my husband, who by this time had hung up on her 4 separate times and she immediately was calling back. I answered the phone on the next call that came in and asked her wth was going on. What she didn't know is I am in law enforcement, I assured her there was no warrant for my arrest, and I wanted to know who exactly was coming to my house and what agency issued the warrant. She said a process server was en route. I laughed and said well unless the laws have changed in the last 6 hrs PROCESS SERVERS CAN'T ARREST PEOPLE. She of course was unable to tell me what agency had issued the warrant for my arrest.
I asked her again what this was about, she stated it was in regards to an unpaid payday loan from ACE CHECK CASHING. I told her I don't have any loans. Again, I reiterated that I was law enforcement and to call my home and blatantly lie to a child and say I would be arrested, and attempt to get info from a child was shameful. She hung up. Today I received a voicemail from an ALICE ** calling from **. She never advised the name of the company she was calling from, just a case number. Stated that a case was being filed against me, named the county I live in, and stated that she would also be contacted my employer to speak with my supervisor due to my workplace being the best location to locate me. She went on to say that I should consider this voicemail a legal notice and that I would be located.
I called the number, spoke with a male subject, who was not rude at all. He asked for my "case" number so he could open my record and give me info. Tried to verify the last 4 of my SS#- nope, stated that there was an unpaid debt with ACE CHECK CASHING, but wouldn't tell me the amount. I explained to him I did not own this debt. He very nicely stated that they believe otherwise, and that the case would be filed with my local court next week. I said, "Ok, I'll wait". I don't know how they get this BS info, but I can tell you, this entire situation has rattled my family.
My daughter was very upset. If this is a debt that was supposedly a failed collection on the original company, wouldn't it be on my credit report? Well it's not. Nothing from ACE or GLOBAL. In an attempt to find out more about this company, I came across this page. I am both grateful, and horrified. I am grateful that clearly there is no real threat that my identity has been fraudulently used. I am horrified that there people who would do this in an attempt to collect money for their own gain.
At the top of this page it says they are out of business, but as of Nov 15, 2018, I just received 10 phone calls within a 30 min period. Now they're calling me from a private number 2-3 times every 30 minutes. They're telling me the same as everyone else on here, so maybe this needs to be looked into again.
I received a voicemail message on my phone. They never address what company they were calling from nor did they give their professional license number like most legitimate debt collectors do when leaving a voice message along with their extension. He said his name is Frank ** (or **) with my case number. He claims that my file came across his desk and he wanted me to call back to verify my address in order to be processed served me and have a claim against me (case # **). He did not mention the company name, nor the company's professional license number. He claims that I have been notified.
I called back on July 3, with the case number and spoke to a woman. She wanted to verify my social security number which I refuse to give her. She wanted to verify my birth date which I refused. When I asked her for the company's name she muttered 'Global,' when I asked for their professional license number she refused and started getting angry and screaming. I asked for her address, and then, she threatens to take me to court. I mentioned to her that what she was doing was illegal, and she said it wasn't. I told her I will report her to the State Attorney's office, which she sarcastically said, "good luck with that! I will send this notice to your home!" And hung up the phone.
A couple of months later I received another voicemail message from the same company. On September 21st, I received a voicemail from a Lucy **. She did not Identify the company she was with, she gave the case number, she made threatens my case was going to be filed with Los Angeles County (# **) and becomes public record. Ms. ** claim that since she was unable to contact me that she was advised to contact my employer (I actually work for the County of Los Angeles). She said I have the right to contact the proceeding office before my case gets filed. Ms. ** told me to call this number 855-210-0928. When I called back the person is reluctant to give the name of the company. I refused to give her my information as she refused to give her business license, address or validate the debt. This company must be stopped.
Last night I received a call from a number from "Holliston", MA (**). The women told me that there was a claim filed against me and that I needed to call a law office by the name of "Morris & Meyers". I looked up this company and noticed that the company is a complete sham. I told the woman on the phone to never dare call me again. She started yelling at me before she hung up the phone. I called this number back three times and told the woman to get a real job. "McDonald's is always hiring, get a real job instead of scamming innocent people!" She laughed and hung up the phone. It's unenviable how far some people will go to steal money from people. Please do not trust anyone claiming to be the IRS, a collections agency, or any other entity without actual proof. Tell them to "Bring it on!"
I got a call from "unknown" and didn't pick up because I don't answer those calls. "Jeannie **" left a message, saying she was from Global, looking for my nephew. We don't have anything to do with my nephew - at all. He is a shady character and we have NO association with him. She referenced case ** and left a call back number 855-438-7570. She left some long message about being a process server and that he was "officially served" with this message, he has a claim filed against him, blah, blah, blah. I called back and demanded how they got my number. The guy who answered was extremely rude and wouldn't answer my questions. I told him NEVER call my number again. He said he would call until he reached the person he as looking for. I told him I have no contact with that person and he'll never find him here. He said he would keep calling.
I said I was going to report him. He hung up on me. I called back four times and "someone" picked up the phone and hung it right back up. Finally it went to voicemail. I left a message telling them to take my number off their list and then I went into great detail about the report I was filing against them. I called back again (at this point it was a game) and a woman answered. I lit into her too (I figured I'd rattle as many lowlifes there as I could, right?). I told her I was sending the police to her and she was "officially served notice" and I repeated her name a few times for effect (flip the script on them).
She suddenly got very polite and said she would remove my information and to please disregard the voicemail. No one would tell me how they got MY number as a way to reach their original target. That is what was very suspect to me. That and anytime a "collection" agency or any company that deals with sensitive material leaves a very detailed message with sensitive information, they need to be reported. These bottom feeders though, they are just scammers. Don't listen to a word they say. Tell 'em, "bring it" and you'll be happy to turn it over to your friends at the FBI (that got me hung up on too).
First you get a call claiming to be a location services compliance officer from your state. Then they give you a number to call because there is a court case filed against you (which I checked there is not) then you call the 855-213-7106 where a Rachel ** claims there is a case pending based on an old payday loan from 3 years ago. I have this one time deal to pay it back before it goes farther. Do not give anything to these people!!! REMEMBER THIS NAME: RACHEL **. DO NOT CALL BACK ANY 855 NUMBERS.
1-844-809-2881. They called me and said I was being processed for court for an account that I have a paid in full letter for. They wanted me to repay the same account with them or I will have my check garnished and taken to court. I told her to send me to court because I have my letter and receipts. How can a company threaten anyone like this?
Some lady left me a message regarding my niece being taken to court because she listed my address. They try to call unknown but leave a message which traces back to them. The number they call from is 855 229 6079. These people seriously need to get a life.
I received a voice message from 1 Heather ** stating I would be taken to court and the police were coming to my home. I’m not an idiot so I looked them up and found all these complaints. The company is based in Canada with satellite offices in the United States. I checked the county court records just in case and nothing in regard to a court case. I also called my local police department. The only thing that can be done is to get an attorney. Do not give these people any personal information. They are a very large scam.
I called them back after getting all my ducks in a row and they couldn’t give me any information. They are thieves of the worst kind. I’m hoping we can somehow get a class action suit against them. They have already changed their name once, that I know of. I don’t know about you all but I’m done with these kinds of companies thinking it’s ok to do whatever they want. We as the American public can do something about this. For those of you who already gave them information and money I am so sorry. Let’s find a way to stop them permanently.
So not only did this Beth person call my work cell phone and left a voicemail about me having an open case with her, and that it's for the county of Los Angeles, the Phone number she left was an 855 number that I traced back to a Dance studio in North Carolina (Hello Beth, that's on the opposite coast). So right away I was like this lady really think I'm going to call her and give her my money? She's a scam artist! Who buys debt pennies on the dollar! She threatened to get a hold of my supervisor as well, last time I checked it's against the law for a debt collector to call the place of employment. The number she's using at the moment is **, I'll keep updating with whatever numbers she's using.
They called from a local number and asked if I was the guardian or parent to my child. She then proceeded to confirm our address, in which I declined giving to her until she told me what she was calling about. She said it was a personal business matter and that she needed to verify the address before sharing any information with me. When I continued to refuse to give her my mailing address, she hung up.
This lady is a scam artist. She calls from different numbers on a weekly basis. I have reported this company to my local state government as well as the federal trade commission. Please be aware. This is a SCAM. First Beth calls and tells you where she is from and states that she is calling to collect a debt. You have 24 hours to call her back or she will send an arrest warrant for your home or workplace. She leaves a faulty case number. The FTC warns about scammers like this out there they are using "scare tactics."
First debt collectors cannot issue arrest warrants it's against the law. Second I had a good friend that is a California attorney he said nothing came up in the state of California. Please be aware people these scammers have no soul and will not stop at anything to get as much money as they can. Know your rights. You have the right to request written validation of the debt. If they send you validation that can be used in court as evidence against them.
Received a call from a 'Beth' from Global Services who left a message to call 888-240-0182. Talked to an 'Amber' about a payday loan I didn't take out with a company who is known for scamming (ACE Cash Services is one of the names they use). I've received so many harassing calls and emails concerning this fictitious loan from different 'debt collectors' that I hired a company that specifically deals with this kind of illegal activity. I asked 'Amber' to provide the declaration of debt as proof. She said she will see if she can send this document.
This unknown number called me numerous times and eventually left a voicemail. It was some last name "Tanya" & she asked for me to call 1-888-502-9616 number in reference # **. So I called back & she tells me that it's a collection agency & I asked "What for. I have nothing on my credit report" & she stated back in February 2012 I took out a loan with TD Bank for $500 & I never paid it. She asked me if I recall that & I stated "No. I've never had TD Bank so that's not possible." She said it was done online & there's no way to prove that it wasn't mine because it was used with my social & she told me my entire social security number. She also used my address from when I was 20 years old (8 years ago). I told her I wanted to dispute it because I know for a fact it's not mine & someone used my social.
She said I could take it to court but I would be liable for all of the fees etc which would come out to be more than the loan which was $500 but with the interest fees it would be $590. It all sounded very believable so I told her we could set up something for that Friday & she was very persistent but trying to compromise. I had a gut feeling something was up so I told her I would call her back later in the week to set something up. I ended up googling the name of the company she stated she worked for & came across this site. I started reading the reviews & the stories were identical to mine. Please be aware of this company. They are definitely scammers. Don't get fooled like I almost did!
These people claim that my husband owes them $1,000 and they called his brother and he has not spoken to him in years. They told his brother that if he didn't pay they would start garnishing my husband's pay check. We don't even have his brother number so how the hell did they get it?? These people are con artist and I wouldn't trust them whatsoever. I see now that they're huge scammers by what everyone is saying.
While on the phone today I received a call from a number I didn't recognize so I let it go to voicemail. I listened to it and it sounded suspicious so I ignored it. Minutes later they call back which is actually not allowed once they leave a message but whatever. She tells me it is about a payday loan I took out in 2012 for $500. Hmmm I have already dealt with this type of call a few months back that was a scam so I was ready. I asked why this is not on my credit report 4 years later? She said they were giving me the option to pay this debt which she says is now $1090 before they did that. I laughed. I then asked where this debt was from? She said she'd need to transfer me...I said no it actually didn't matter as I had never taken out a payday loan. Again she insisted I take care of it or I'd be taken to court and pay 5x the amount.
Again I laughed and said "okay see you there". She disconnected the call. I got online after to see about this company and was inspired to call back. This time I spoke with a man. He told me the loan was from somewhere which could mean that I got it these places (quickly names things). He rattled off a bunch of my family's name that supposedly I had added as references to this loan however one small glitch one of the names listed was my sister and somehow back in 2012, before she even met her husband I knew what her married name would be. I brought this to the guy's attention and he said "that's not what I said, we did a search and these are potentially related people that could locate you as we could not". Again stating the obvious, I said "you're talking to me now".
I told him I knew it was a scam and how disgusting to take advantage of people like this, told him the internet was full of reviews about this company and he said "only people who owe money have something to complain about". He asked how we could clear this up today. I told him I wouldn't be and he then threatened me with this legal action. That I better get a good attorney, once more I said "bring it on". He then hung up. Any real debt I've ever had, they gave me all the details. They didn't have to prove it was me by the address, family, last 4...they weren't sneaky, they didn't talk in circles and they never got rude. That right there should cause alarm...do not pay these people.
This company has called multiple times, and they leave a recorded message, giving you a phone number and a case number. So, I call them back. They have the last four of my social and my address. Then they proceed to tell me that I owe a payday loan of $400. They said "well you either had it in your bank account, or a prepaid card." Nope, no way. I was online trying to get a payday loan, but I've never gotten one. So I asked for paperwork, they said they sent it, and no, I got nothing. They couldn't tell me who it was from, when it was gotten, or anything. Besides, if I had gotten a payday loan, wouldn't it be on my credit report? I've got nothing like that on it. I think these people try to scare you, telling you that you'll be sued or worse if you don't pay them. I do believe this is a scam!
Received several messages from these people stating I owed money on an old payday loan. The woman told me her name was Vivian. She stated that there were going to be papers filed against me and once the time ran out that I would be prosecuted for this. I asked her if she knew the amount. She stated it was 590.00. I told her that I was pretty sure that she was wrong. She asked me to verify my social security number I told her, "No. Not over the phone." She asked me for my address and I told her no, that I wanted to know the name of the company that was suing me first. She hung up. I called right back and she didn't even say hello. She just stated, "Are you ready to resolve this now?" I said no and she hung up again. I called back again and this time a gentleman answered. I asked him why she kept hanging up on me. He said their phone service was poor (liar) then he told me the amount I owed was 300 (different from what she said).
I asked him if he could send me the paperwork proving this allegation. He said he did and I didn't respond. I asked if he could send them to me now. He spouted off an address that I lived at 8 years ago. I said, "Well I haven't lived there for a while." Then he said he sent the "originals" to the old address and that he had nothing he could send me. He offered to e-mail them I said "No. I wanted certified mail." (He just offered to e-mail something to me that he said he didn't have. I said I would talk to my attorney. He said tell me his name and I will send him the paperwork. If he didn't have anything to send to me how could he send it to the attorney?) So I ended up saying, "No thanks. I will just wait for court." This is a total scam. Do not give them anything personal about you. DO NOT GIVE THEM MONEY.
Global Collection contact me in March on some default payday loans which I know I paid off. I ask them today for validation and document that I owe these loans. They tell me they are third party from CPN Investor or CMG. Well stupid me. I gave my credit card # for payments... I did some investigating. There's lot of complaints of them calling people. What I like to know is are they a real company. I don't even have an address for them. I did sign a contract stating all the payments I will be making. Please let me know if they are real company.
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