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Scam Advisory

- Consumer Alerts, Advice & Resources

Consumer security concerns are mounting at an alarming rate in recent times, particularly with the rapid expansion of the internet community. Payday loan and debt collection fraud, online data harvesting, phone scams and identity theft have become rampant, its perpetrators proliferating and diversifying faster than security measures. CashAdvance.com has compiled this comprehensive overview of the myriad scams plaguing consumers today to ensure that you stay informed of the most recent threats and of which regulatory agency to turn to for recompense.

CashAdvance.com seeks to empower the voice of the consumer to combat the rise of fraudulent assaults. If you have been victimized by such assaults, file a Scam Report to raise consumer awareness, generate the attention of law enforcement authorities and increase the likelihood of investigation and prosecution of these crimes.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Provides Education and Oversight

Congress established the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) with the central mission of supervising banks, credit unions and other financial companies, and researching and analyzing consumer financial markets to ensure that consumers remain adequately informed to make sound financial decisions. A prime CFPB objective is enforcing lending laws and educating consumers and lenders on the risks, benefits, …

How to Identify Predatory Lending Practices

CashAdvance.com wants you to be as informed as possible when searching for a payday loan. To that end, the CashAdvance.com network of lenders has been created in order to connect you with the best and most trusted lenders available. Educating to ensure consumer protection requires publicizing the dangers of working with predatory lenders. CashAdvance.com only …

How to Recognize Scareware

The meteoric rise of Internet usage since its mainstream introduction has led to an equally large amount of scams, malware, and viruses online. This has started a constant arms race between Internet users and the crooks who are trying to take advantage of them. As many people have grown comfortable with using antivirus software to …

Email Scams: Don’t Get Phished In

The Internet has become one of the most important innovations of the last 25 years. It has become one of our primary means of communication and more people are joining in every day. For those who have just started using the Internet for their personal finances and even veterans who have been online for years, …

Malware: What Is It?

CashAdvance.com wants you to be ready for any kind of scam you may find. One of the most common types of scams online involves the use of malware. Malware, short for malicious software, is any type of software which is harmful to your computer or takes partial control of it. There are innumerable types of …