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Bad Credit Car Loans Scam

Bad credit car loans and fake lenders. This month, one of the biggest scams around is the Bad Credit Car Finance or Poor Credit Car Finance scam. Let's take a look at how it works, how to report it, and how to get a free quote with no risks.

How the scam works: 

(with video below) You're about to buy a vehicle and are in need of a loan. Doing your research for decent auto loans and car financing options, you see a bunch of ads promising you all that. They're everywhere. Even if you have or don't have bad credit, the auto financing options are endless, which leaves a lot of room of questionable practices to get clients like you in the door.

There are two variations of the scam in the finance or refinance auto loan sector: the Fast Auto Loans Up-front Fees technique and the Guaranteed Loan strategy.

Watch the video below to see in action the Fast Auto Loan Up-front Fee scam exposed:

Fast Car Loan Refinancing Scam Video

You might become of victim of this scam by falling for tag lines such as "No credit check car loans" or "Best autorefinance option right here!". How does it work? The Fast Auto Loans Up-front fees scam asks the purchaser to deposit fees up front to obtain the loan. This way the buyer is promised a fast loan, with no pain. Requesting any up-front funding – with the exception of a modest application fee – is never something you should have to pay to obtain a loan, whether online or in a bank.

The Guaranteed Loan scam makes people with bad credit believe that they are the only lender that will give them a chance. High-pressure tactics, a lot of "guarantees" thrown around, and additional advantages are the hooks that catch the victims into the scammers' net. Of course, their interest rates are astronomical and they usually tack on all kinds of extra hidden fees for use of their services.

How to avoid:

First, make sure you are on a secure site, as referenced by the https: address. Do your homework and comparison shop loan sites before making your decision. Never make any loan payments until you are sure your loan has been approved and you have verified the bank. If you are looking for online sources for a car loan use only reputable companies such as Web2Carz.or Auto YES, both offering free quotes. According to online reviews they are some of the best agencies out there, with services in the United States and Canada. You can get a free quote from both either HERE (Web2Carz) or HERE (Auto YES) and than compare. You can also find out more about loans and financing options on their websites.

 

How to report:

Make your family and friends aware of this scam by sharing it on social media using the buttons provided. You can also officially report the scammers to the Federal Trade Commission using the link below:

Report Scammers To The Federal Trade Commission Here

 

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