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SMS Spam: “URGENT! If you took out a Bank Loan prior to 2007..”

14
Jun
2011

This SMS spam is probably from the same bunch of scumbags who brought you this long-running ambulance chasing spam.

URGENT! If you took out a Bank Loan prior to 2007 then you are almost certainly entitled to £2300 in compensation. To claim text ‘YES’. Free to apply.

In this case the SMS came from +447591233963, but the spammers vary these all the time to avoid getting blocked.

Since they don’t honour TPS opt-outs, then they are probably not to be trusted.. whoever they are.

If you get one of these, forward the message to 7226 (“SPAM”) on T-Mobile, O2, Orange or Three. If you are a Vodafone customer, forward it to 87726 (“VSPAM”). Your carrier should be able to block the spammer’s number and with enough evidence may be able to take action against them.

  1. bozo November 10, 2011

    You sure you want me to speak my mind?…………………………………..

    Hi everyone,

    Here are the details of some loan shark fraudsters.

    getaloanfaster
    http://www.securethatloan.com/

    The person behind ALL the spam txt’s that you have been getting his name is Martin Nolan, he can be contacted at 0845 524 0162.
    His company details are:

    Sandhurst Associates Advantage Business Centre 132-134 Great Ancoats St
    Manchester
    Lancashire
    M4 6DE

    Here are some further details found on yahoo.

    he number belongs to an outfit trading as getaloanfaster. They but data on loan turndowns and pay a commission on any business generated from the data.

    The company name is Sandhurst Associates and their registered address is 139 Red Bank Road
    Bispham, Blackpool FY2 9HZ which is their accountants address. Stanley Wilkinson & Co are the accountants 01253 350700.

    Sandhurst Associates’ telephone number for the data buying is 0845 413 0570. They were only incorporated in July and the directors are Alex James, David Maude and Paul Livesey.

    There is no record of them on the FSA register.

    http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20110110142540AAMzcnN
    0845 524 0162

    The Company Directors of getaloanfaster/Sandhurst Associates are:
    http://www.securethatloan.com/
    http://www.securethatloan.com

    SALLY MAUDE, SANDRA JAMES, LINDA STEWART, PAUL LIVESEY, ALEX JAMES, DAVID MAUDE,
    PAUL LIVESEY,

    Please feel free to contact them and let them know how you feel, it must be soo frustrating getting these txts. Especially when you txt stop and all they do is record your number as being active then send you a txt from another number before selling your ‘active’ mobile number onto a third party who only sells it onto another party.

    Look what the cat dragged in, look at all these many many different numbers they have to spam you from. And at 1.50p to send ‘stop’ to each txt its no wonder they are doing it. If you check their website out they have no contact number, their registered office is where their accountant is.

    http://www.securethatloan.com

    MARTIN NOLAN

    Silverstone Innovation Centre
    Silverstone Circuit
    Silverstone
    Northants
    NN12 8GX
    United Kingdom
    +44.8703505044

    Secure That Loan (formerly Get A Loan Fast) seems to be a Loan Broker Company from Manchester, UK.

    They use to advertise their business via SMS. James Wiseman – a UK blogger did a good investigation regarding this company activity. They also use various names to promote their main website, securethatloan.com. This company also own http://www.securethatloan.co.uk.

    They use the following telephone numbers to call or send text messages:

    07521599876 / +44 7521599876
    07557287194 / +44 7557287194
    07581497818 / +44 7581497818
    07581497828 / +44 7581497828
    07581497850 / +44 7581497850
    07581497851 / +44 7581497851
    07581497857 / +44 7581497857
    07581497874 / +44 7581497874
    07581497889 / +44 7581497889
    07581498256 / +44 7581498256
    07581498321 / +44 7581498321
    07701773410 / +44 7701773410
    07714952268 / +44 7714952268
    07714952312 / +44 7714952312
    07786209417 / +44 7786209417
    07791775249 / +44 7791775249
    07791792667 / +44 7791792667
    07791937515 / +44 7791937515
    07800926125 / +44 7800926125
    07810873709 / +44 7810873709
    07866976027 / +44 7866976027
    07866976146 / +44 7866976146
    07866976212 / +44 7866976212
    07866976232 / +44 7866976232
    07866976340 / +44 7866976340
    07891332581 / +44 7891332581
    07891332637 / +44 7891332637
    07891332776 / +44 7891332776
    07891332902 / +44 7891332902
    07935540723 / +44 7935540723
    07938566321 / +44 7938566321
    07957055468 / +44 7957055468
    07971658013 / +44 7971658013
    07974309654 / +44 7974309654
    07974544350 / +44 7974544350
    07974545215 / +44 7974545215
    07974545523 / +44 7974545523
    07974546962 / +44 7974546962
    07974547723 / +44 7974547723
    07974548871 / +44 7974548871
    07974832047 / +44 7974832047
    07974896805 / +44 7974896805
    07974896859 / +44 7974896859
    07977467414 / +44 7977467414
    07977479810 / +44 7977479810
    07979664077 / +44 7979664077
    07980096910 / +44 7980096910
    07989785711 / +44 7989785711
    08452860493 / +44 8452860493

    Reviewed by Vladimir August 10, 2011
    Last updated: August 10, 2011

    All of these companies do not give you a loan themselves they are actually a loan finding service for which you will pay a large fee. The APR’s are all well above normal lending rates and the loan company they find for you will impose all sorts of terms and conditions for any loan they provide.

    The opt out text STOP they ask you to reply will cost you at least £1.50 plus your normal network charge for a SMS. In many situations they will stop sending you spam messages but some won’t, and they all sell your details to another subsidiary company so the spam texts keep coming. I’ve had over 50 sms texts from these online loan bastards and the best advice is to never respond or send replies as they will save your details as an active phone number to other companies. It’s very disturbing and technically because I did not opt out on my finance form being registered with TPS can not be enforced.

    Don’t say anything, call nobody and never respond to their texts!

    http://www.financialwebreviews.com/20110805149/loan-lenders/secure-that-loan

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