BBB Logo

Better Business Bureau ®
Start With Trust®

BBB Business Review

This Business is not BBB accredited

Cash Doctor

Phone: (888) 609-2216 315 E. Superior, Suite 201, Cleveland , OH 44114 http://www.cash-doctor.com ! Cash Doctor is Believed to Be Out of Business !

Print

BBB Business Reviews may not be reproduced for sales or promotional purposes.

Description

This company first came to the attention of the Cleveland BBB in September of 2011.

At that time, an Ohio consumer reported the company required the wire-transfer of an $800 advance fee prior to granting a $7500 loan.

Although the company website, www.cash-doctor.com, is registered to a Canadian address, it also references an office address of 315 Superior, Suite 201, Cleveland, Ohio, 44114.  However, the online database of the Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Auditor, http://fiscalofficer.cuyahogacounty.us/en-US/REPI.aspx, does not show any properties at that address.   Mail sent to that address was returned as "Not Deliverable As Addressed".

BBB has found no corporate registrations with the Ohio Secretary of State.  BBB has also been unable to verify any licensing with the Ohio Division of Financial Institutions for this provider of advance fee loans. 


Consumers with less than perfect credit should use the following guidelines when seeking loans:

1. Know who you are doing business with. Obtain the name of the loan representative and the name, address, and telephone number of the company.

2. Don't accept the promoter's claims of guaranteed loan services at face value.

3. Insist on being told the name of the lending institution which supposedly will fund your loan.

4. Verify with the supposed lender all oral and written representations made by the promoter regarding support from that lender.

5. Ask for names, addresses, and phone numbers of other customers of the promoter, and contact them to see if they got their loans. Consider consulting an attorney or accountant for advice.

6. Ask yourself why the promoter can obtain a loan for you from a legitimate lender when you yourself have been turned down for a loan, perhaps many times. Take care of your precious assets by exercising caution when asked to pay a loan fee in advance.

If you have been victimized in an advance fee scheme in which the U.S. Mail was used, report your experience to your local postmaster or the nearest Postal Inspector.

BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

Businesses are under no obligation to seek BBB accreditation, and some businesses are not accredited because they have not sought BBB accreditation.

To be accredited by BBB, a business must apply for accreditation and BBB must determine that the business meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses must pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Based on BBB files, this business has a BBB Rating of No Rating. The reason is as follows:

  • This business has no rating because BBB has information indicating it is out of business.


Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Cash Doctor
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

top
BBB file opened: September 21, 2011
Business Category

Advance Fee Brokers

Referral Assistance

The following Government Agency(s) or Association(s) may be able to provide you additional information:

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) / Consumer Response Center 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20580 Phone Number: (877) 382-4357 http://www.ftc.gov

Industry Tips
Advance Fee Loans
X

What is a BBB Business Review?

We offer free reviews on businesses that include background, licensing, consumer experience and other information such as governmental actions that is known to BBB. These reviews are provided for businesses that are BBB accredited and also for businesses that are not BBB accredited.

X

About BBB Business Review Content & Services:

Some Better Business Bureaus offer additional content & services in BBB Business Reviews.
The additional content & services are typically regional in nature or, in some cases, a new product or service that is being tested prior to a more general release.
Not all enhanced content & services are available at all Better Business Bureaus.

Professional AffiliationsX
X

Types of Complaints Handled by BBB

BBB handles the following types of complaints between businesses and their customers so long as they are not, or have not been, litigated:

We do not handle workplace disputes, discrimination claims or claims about the quality of health or legal services.

X

BBB Complaint Process

Your complaint will be forwarded to the business within two business days. The business will be asked to respond within 14 days, and if a response is not received, a second request will be made. You will be notified of the business's response when we receive it (or notified that we received no response). Complaints are usually closed within 30 business days.

X

Industry Tips

X

What is BBB Advertising Review?

BBB promotes truth in advertising by contacting advertisers whose claims conflict with the BBB Code of Advertising. These claims come to our attention from our internal review of advertising, consumer complaints and competitor challenges. BBB asks advertisers to prove their claims, change ads to make offers more clear to consumers, and remove misleading or deceptive statements.

X

What government actions does BBB report on?

BBB reports on known significant government actions involving business' marketplace conduct.

X

Thank you for your feedback!

Help us improve by taking our survey.

X

BBB Reporting Policy

As a matter of policy, BBB does not endorse any product, service or business.

BBB Business Reviews are provided solely to assist you in exercising your own best judgment. Information in this BBB Business Review is believed reliable but not guaranteed as to accuracy.

BBB business Reviews generally cover a three-year reporting period. BBB Business Reviews are subject to change at any time.

Find a LocationX

  Change Location
Show Only Accredited Locations

X

Advance Fee Loan company. Mail to address on website returned as "Not Deliverable As Addressed". (See full report for details)

According to information in BBB files, it appears that this business is no longer in business.

Mail sent to the business on 09/22/2011 was returned by the U.S. Postal Service as Undeliverable as Addressed.