Washington State Department of Financial Institutions

Consumer Alert:
Valley Financial Loan Co

Possible Advance Fee Scam

October 20, 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.

Valley Financial Loan Co may be conducting an advance fee loan scam. Valley Financial Loan Co has listed addresses of:

24 Great Eastern Highway
Kapowsin, WA 98344

and

143 Garside Street
Clovis. NM. 88101

These addresses do not appear to be valid.

Valley Financial Loan Co has listed telephone and fax numbers of:

Phone: (206) 202-3183
Phone: (206) 984-4666
Fax: (206) 666-6194
Fax: (206) 666-6194

Valley Financial Loan Co has used the following email addresses:

valleyloanco@gmail.com
Valley.loan01@gmail.com
valloanlend@gmail.com

Neither the Washington State Department of Revenue nor the Office of the Secretary of State shows that Valley Financial Loan Co is authorized to do business in Washington. The company is not licensed by the Department of Financial Institutions.


How The Potential Scam Works


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 1-877-FTC HELP (382-4357), 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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