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Advance Fee Loan Scam Aug 02, 2022

Scam Type

Advance Fee Loan Scam

Business Name Used

Venture Funding Group

Date Reported

Aug 02, 2022

Victim Postal Code

14228

Total Dollars Lost

$8,000.00

Scam Description

I was contacted by Nicole Taylor from Venture Funding Group stating that she and her company had a business line of credit available for me in the amount of 250,000 dollars. She stated that in order to obtain this I would have to obtain and pay off a tradeline agreement. She referred me to Coast to Coast funding owned by John Bencivenga. The agreement was that I would receive 10,000 dollars and pay back 15,000 dollars. After this was paid in full I would receive access to the line of credit. I only received 500 dollars and Coast to Coast took 8500 dollars from my account. It took me weeks to receive the zero balance letter. Once I received it I sent it to Nicole Taylor and immediately did not receive any responses to emails, calls, and text messages. I still have not heard a word and have not received any of the money that was stolen from my bank account.