The below cited entities are suspected of perpetrating a fraudulent scam via email and using an unidentified D.C. telephone number. An email received by a local resident indicated that the resident had been approved for a loan and should contact the D.C. number “NOW.” A caller followed up with an additional email threatening the victim with a lawsuit if the resident did not pay a past due loan amount.
Cash Advance America, American Financial and ACS, LLC.
These entities are not located in the District of Columbia and are not licensed to conduct business in the District of Columbia. Do not respond to the email or provide any personal information or money.
Should you have any questions, please contact the Enforcement and Consumer Protection Division of the D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking at (202) 727-8000.