Once we found out about this number one of our staff decided to call them and pretend to want a loan. Unfortunately we thought they may have got on to us and decided not to phone us back, but after waiting over the Easter Weekend they contacted our staff member at 14:40 on Tuesday, 10th April.
The caller confirmed our staff members’ name and the loan amount, including the term of the loan whilst stating they were the ‘Personal Loans Company’. Upon confirming the details of the £8,000 loan for a car purchase we were told that the loan has been approved, even though we provided them with a dummy name, incorrect date of birth and false postal address. Continue reading