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I received a check

Date: 10/2/2018 6:49 AM (PST)

I received a check from the FTC v. AMG Services Refund Administrator- 6180 need to know is this for real

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Date: 10/2/2018 9:54 AM (PST)

Good Morning Jacqueline. Thank you for contacting Business Consumer Alliance (“BCA”). I did some research and confirmed that on September 27, 2018 the FTC and DOJ returned $505 million to consumers harmed by a massive payday lending scheme. Refund checks were mailed to people deceived by the payday lending scheme operated by AMG Services, Inc. and Scott Tucker for violating the FTC Act and the Truth in Lending Act.

Jacqueline, you can read more about the FTC Action here: https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2018/09/ftc-doj-return-record-505-million-consumers-harmed-massive-payday

Refund checks began to get mailed out on September 27, 2018. Please note that the FTC never requires consumers to pay money or provide information to cash refund checks. To verify the validity of the check, consumers should call 1-866-730-8147.

Please contact me directly at vantillon@checkbca.org if I can be of further assistance.

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