Washington State Department of Financial Institutions

Consumer Alert:
National Lending Group

Possible Advance Fee Scam

National Lending Group should NOT be confused with other businesses, which may be licensed in Washington State, that may have a same or similar name. Please contact the appropriate state agency to determine if a company is properly licensed.

December 16, 2009

The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions is warning consumers to verify the license of any lending professional they are considering doing business with to avoid becoming victims of potential scams.

National Lending Group may be conducting a loan scam. National Lending Group is using the website http://www.nationallg.com. They have a listed address of:

1111 E Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219

This does not appear to be a valid address for National Lending Group. Neither the Washington State Department of Revenue nor the Office of the Secretary of State shows that National Lending Group is authorized to do business in Washington. The company is not licensed by the Department of Financial Institutions.

If You Feel You're A Victim

If you feel you have been a victim of a potential advance fee loan scam, please contact the Federal Trade Commission at 382-4357 (1-877-FTC HELP), or online at www.ftc.gov. Also, victims should report their experiences to the Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.ic3.gov.

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