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(888) 448-9590 is a Student Loans Call

Alternately: +18884489590

Reported Name:

Student Loan Forgiveness

Reported Category:

Student Loans

User Reputation

Negative

RoboKiller Block Status

None

Last Call

January 16, 2020

Total Calls

6,211

Based On

43 user reports

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What is this scam? How do I determine if this is a scam?

Student loan robocalls are a twist on loan scams with a specific focus on student debt. This is a lucrative market for scammers, as student loans may be very large. Sometimes these scammers are just after your personal information. However, scammers may also offer payment reduction or debt forgiveness plans -- for a small fee, of course. Younger people are often victimized by these scammers. Young adults, with crushing student debt, often cannot resist the temptation of reduced payments or debt forgiveness. Be suspicious of any student loan offer received over the phone. Never make a payment to a student loan or debt relief organization that called you unsolicited.

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9 user reports for (888) 448-9590

The comments below are user submitted reports by third parties and are not endorsed by RoboKiller.

Geo

January 15, 2020

Student Loans
Caller Name: Scammers Student loan

Just received the call twice 3 different people .. I asked them where they were calling from and who are they with they said United financial services

chicklet

January 14, 2020

Student Loans

Kathy McDonald phoned she gave the correct date, but usually high end business calls give the time as well as the business name, which she did not do. Leads me to believe that they are scammers. Not calling back.

mel

January 11, 2020

Student Loans
Caller Name: unknown "student loans"

Same as what everyone else has stated about this number is true. Don't fall for it. Sadly it is definitely fake.

User

January 10, 2020

Student Loans
Caller Name: Scam

Just called back 888-680-3031 and a guy from india pretending to be from some sort of student debt office picked up the phone! He claimed to be located in California and when I pressed him to tell me exactly where I’m California he hanged up the phone!

K

January 10, 2020

Student Loans

# left VM. States it is Kathy McDonald- she does not state a company name. She is calling to follow up on a letter that I should have received regarding student loans. She reported she is able to offer me $40.00 minimum payment or possible student loan forgiveness. I must call her back today or tomorrow. I have received no letter nor did I request information regarding actions towards student loans. This is a scam. Please be aware and do not give them your information.

M F

January 9, 2020

Student Loans
Caller Name: Student loan - unknown

“My name is Kathy McDonald and today is January 8 now I'm giving you a call back to follow up on the letter that you should've received regarding your eligibility for the $40 minimum of the payment and the possibility of loan forgiveness on your student loans now it is important that I hear back from you today or the following business day regarding your file I can be reached at 888-680-3031 and I'll be here from 9 AM to 5 PM Pacific standard time thanks again have a great day…”

January 7, 2020

Scam

Fake credit services and student loan forgiveness scam call by criminals phoning from India This is a fake credit services and student loan forgiveness scam call by criminals phoning from India, trying to steal your credit card number, Social Security number, and personal information. There are hundreds of these India scams where they offer to lower the interest rates on a fake student loan that you do not have, consolidate all your debts at "0% interest", or give you an unsecured $100,000 line of credit. This call begins with a pre-recorded robotic speaker who pretends to be a credit and loan service. The robotic English message is generated using text-to-speech software to disguise the origin of this India scam. If you respond to the call, then you get transferred to the East Indian scammer who tells you that because of your good credit history, he can offer you lower interest rates... he just needs your credit card number and SSN "for verification purposes". I gave this India scammer a fake credit card number, fake SSN, and fake bank information, and then the scammer transferred me to his "supervisor" who then tried to charge $6800 (which was what I purposely contrived and told the scammer was my debt) to the fake credit card number I gave him. More than 95% of all North America phone scams originate from crowded phone rooms in India that run numerous fraud, extortion, and money laundering scams every day such as pretending to be a fake pharmacy, posing as fake Social Security or IRS officers collecting on "unpaid back taxes" or fake bill collectors threatening you for fake unpaid debts, pretending to offer fake health insurance, car warranty, and debt, student loan forgiveness, credit card consolidation services, posing as Amazon to falsely say that an unauthorized purchase was made to your account or that your Prime membership was auto-debited from your credit card or bank account, posing as Microsoft or HP to say that your software needs renewal or they detected a problem with your computer, pretending to be DHL, UPS, or a bank, falsely stating that they installed ransomware virus on your computer and you need to pay them money, etc, and the scammers try to steal your credit card, bank account and routing number, or Social Security number and personal information. Some scammers try to gain your trust by looking up the name associated with your phone number and asking for you by name when they call. Many India scammers now phone you with an initial pre-recorded robotic person speaking English, Spanish, or Chinese that is easily generated using text-to-speech software to disguise the origin of their India phone room, but then you speak to the East Indian scammer when you take the bait and respond to the pre-recorded message. Scammers often either use disposable VoIP phone numbers or they spoof fake Caller ID phone numbers. Anyone, including you, can use telecom software or a third-party service to phone using fake names and phone numbers that show up on Caller ID. India scammers often spoof fake toll-free Caller ID numbers that begin with "8". India scammers do not care about the U.S. National Do-Not-Call Registry and asking scammers to stop calling has no effect. I love to play with these scammers and keep them on the phone by pretending to be interested in their scam because many scam victims are the senile elderly. You do these scammers a favor by yelling at them and immediately hanging up. But you ruin their scams by slowly dragging them along on the phone call, calling them back if their phone number can be phoned, pretending to be interested in their product or service, pretending that you are worried when they threaten you, always giving them fake credit card numbers and fake personal information, asking them to speak louder and to repeat what they said to use up more of their energy, etc. The best defense against phone scammers is a good offense by not quickly hanging up the phone, but instead toying with them for at least 10 or 20 minutes to use up more of their time and energy so they have less time to deceive an elderly victim. Never give an unknown caller your credit card number or Social Security number. Companies who already have your information may ask for the last four digits for verification. Some India scammers ask for your bank account and routing number or ask you to wire transfer them a payment, giving a fake explanation that they cannot accept a credit card or personal check. This is an instant scammer alert because scammers can withdraw money if they know your bank account and routing number (e.g. counterfeit cashed checks) and illegal wire transfers are far less traceable than unauthorized credit card charges. India scammers may threaten to have you arrested, but the IRS, Social Security Administration, and debt collectors cannot threaten to arrest or sue you on the phone; they are required to send you paper notices by registered mail. If the scam sounds very authentic, ask the scammer for their verifiable company name, street address, and a callback number, which all real businesses will provide. Every East Indian scammer will immediately fail this test since they all use spoofed fake Caller ID numbers or VoIP numbers that they quickly dispose of. Never trust any unsolicited call because they are mostly scammers, usually with a slight or strong East Indian foreign accent, and most scam calls originate from India. No other foreign country is infested with numerous noisy sweatshops filled with phone scam criminals. These India scammers belong to the lowest India caste and many are thieves, robbers, and rapists who were serving jail sentences and released early due to prison overcrowding.

ChrisM

January 3, 2020

Student Loans
Caller Name: No Name or Organization Given

Received a message stating they were "following up on a letter" that I should have received stating I could be eligible for student loan repayment as low as $40/month or even loan forgiveness. Caller stated to be eligible, I must return her call today, or no later than the next business day. I have not called them.

January 3, 2020

No answer from them Keeps calling

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