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any updates? I just got scammed by them too unfortunately =(( I didn't give them my bank account and routing # but they have my social security # and drivers license # now I'm scared they are going to steal my identity!!!! =((((
Do I have to worry about them stealing my identity now that that have my social security # and drivers license #? I'm so scared that they are going to do that!! =((((( If so, what can I do to fix this?
I had actually received a letter in the mail saying "FINAL NOTICE". I was a little confused because I hadn't received any other notices from them. Anyways, I had called and talked to a lady about my loans she asked me a bunch of legit questions then had me talk to a different lady. She said I qualified for total loan forgiveness in I think it was a 240 month program. So whatever wasn't paid off would be 100% forgiven. In that process I was going to consolidate my loans. She wanted me routing and account bank number so that she could set up automatic payments for this "processing fee" that I had to pay for 3 months in order for this to be done. The payments were about 270ish which I told her is way higher than my monthly payments on Sallie Mae. I told her I didn't feel comfortable giving out my bank information and asked if there was a way to pay online like you do Sallie Mae or a paypal to which she said no that it had to be done this way. Told her I would think about it and asked how much time I had before the deadline. She told me I had till monday or the thing closes. She was able to tell me I had 7 loans and the exacts amounts for each loan. She sounded very knowledgeable. She told me I couldn't add my Sallie Mae to the consolidation that I would have to talk to a "private lender" for that. So I called the "private lender" who was supposed to be a guy. A girl answered I go I need to talk to Brandon she goes okay but first I'm going to get this paperwork going. What's your social security # and drivers license #?? Stupid me not thinking anything of it gave it to her!!! I thought that was a normal routine question?? =( So then after being on hold for 10 minutes I hung up and called back and Brandon answered. He told me I would have to make an appointment to talk to him which I informed him I already had one at 11 and he wasn't there to talk at that time. He apologizes puts me on hold again then we finally talk. He tells me there is a HUGE lawsuit against Saiile Mae and that he would set it up so that I could be part of that lawsuit. He said I wouldn't have to pay Sallie Mae anymore I would just pay the attorney there were 2 choices and 2 prices. 1 for 4 years at I think it was 117 and 1 for 5 years at 80 or 90 something. I asked him if that is going to ruin my credit he said it might for the first year but after that things will move forward. He asked me how much my loan was for Sallie Mae, I go don't you have that information already in front of you? He gies, no I could look it up give me a second. I said no worries I'll look it up and tell you. So I did. He too wanted my account and routing bank number. I told him I had to think on it and let me guess I had till monday? He goes yeah. So I figured I just got scammed it seemed too good to be true. now I'm petrified my identity will be stolen since they have my soc # and drivers license #. Is there anything I can do to protect my identity now?? I feel as though I'm screwed. =( Does this sound like scammers to you guys? Google doesn't reveal anything on reviews I have googled all day. Thanks guys in advance! I feel like such a stupid person =(