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OomphFroglet 08-07-2019 11:20 PM

Actually you should read the previous thread Part 1. Then you will know how to handle them. By paying them isn’t going to help you because they will know you are “good” customer and they will tempt you to take another loan. So you better don’t pay them a single cent.

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Originally Posted by victim0001 (Post 121647619)
Well. And i just noticed theres a board wrote police camera in operation .. hope this is enough to make those runner change mind..


ABAB001 09-07-2019 03:33 AM

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Originally Posted by victim0001 (Post 121647619)
Well. And i just noticed theres a board wrote police camera in operation .. hope this is enough to make those runner change mind..

I donít have one . Iím just gonna let it be . If anything, just contact police. For my case they patrol here Everyday just to make sure all is good .

Anyway they wonít harm you . They just want money so they will just use ways to frighten you. Just stay calm :)

victim0001 09-07-2019 10:18 AM

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Originally Posted by ABAB001 (Post 121649836)
I donít have one . Iím just gonna let it be . If anything, just contact police. For my case they patrol here Everyday just to make sure all is good .

Anyway they wonít harm you . They just want money so they will just use ways to frighten you. Just stay calm :)

I will not pay but what make me worry is that he gave 800 to me and i only returned 320 to him.. so he loss money . He sure very angry .. sigh

victim0001 09-07-2019 11:00 AM

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Originally Posted by ABAB001 (Post 121649836)
I donít have one . Iím just gonna let it be . If anything, just contact police. For my case they patrol here Everyday just to make sure all is good .

Anyway they wonít harm you . They just want money so they will just use ways to frighten you. Just stay calm :)

How is ur situation now bro , how much u owe pls sharing

OomphFroglet 09-07-2019 11:28 AM

I don’t understand why you want to worry so much about the loanshark. He angry then let him be angry. You need to worry about yourself more

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Originally Posted by victim0001 (Post 121652338)
I will not pay but what make me worry is that he gave 800 to me and i only returned 320 to him.. so he loss money . He sure very angry .. sigh


lapcheongsap 09-07-2019 11:34 AM

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Originally Posted by OomphFroglet (Post 121653549)
I donít understand why you want to worry so much about the loanshark. He angry then let him be angry. You need to worry about yourself more

Wise words. Some are just subconsciously afraid and thus giving in to their fear.

But Victim0001, look at us, we didn't pay for quite some time now, our houses are still intact. If you fear, just refrain from reading and replying their text. Change your number and you'll find peace.

victim0001 09-07-2019 12:21 PM

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Originally Posted by lapcheongsap (Post 121653637)
Wise words. Some are just subconsciously afraid and thus giving in to their fear.

But Victim0001, look at us, we didn't pay for quite some time now, our houses are still intact. If you fear, just refrain from reading and replying their text. Change your number and you'll find peace.

Guys thank you so much for all the advice . I brave myself to not pay them any cent . Thanks!!

seowliao 09-07-2019 01:04 PM

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Originally Posted by victim0001 (Post 121652338)
I will not pay but what make me worry is that he gave 800 to me and i only returned 320 to him.. so he loss money . He sure very angry .. sigh

angry !!! just dont understand your mindset..
how about those victims who have been scammed and harassed , are they not in a better position to be angry ???

olaitshawaii 09-07-2019 01:20 PM

Hello brothers and sisters, after reading all the motivations and moral support - I'm brave enough to share my stories with you all. But first of all, I would love to thank all of you for giving wise advices & what to and not to do.

I started having problems with paying my bill thus I loaned from one of the loansharks. As per normal, it's always the first timer loan where you'll get lower than what you asked for. I've paid them, as a promise they'll lend me bigger amount.

I did borrow from three of the loansharks. So it's like borrowing from another to close the others. But after payment were made with the first one, they ignored me and I had difficulties to make payment with the second and third one. I started searching for another loan and came this person who said that those three are loansharks but not to worry, he'll help to pay my loans to their bosses and nothing will happen to me. Honestly, I trusted him at first since he kind of giving supportive words - telling me not to see their messages and ignore.

But after doing so, I felt that it's really weird because if he settled with their bosses, why can't their bosses inform them to not disturb me anymore? Instead, they threatened me a lot to the extent of asking me to sell body at Geylang. One of them even said that my bank acc now is loanshark acc and I'll be eating rice with curry when going to prison.

Also, I just realized that I also did borrow from them which required digital signature on a document. They'll ask you to download Adobe to sign and return it back to them - as if they're legal.

I ended up not paying the second and third loansharks, incl the man who so-called helped me. I filed police report and now, it's still on-going case. My NOK was angry at first but I've explained everything and she's calm now. My workplace colleagues also understand my situation. None are angry. Instead, they did help me out since we're all like family already.

In types of harassment, I've just received messages from my friends that they pm-ed them on Facebook - spreading my IC and asking them to tell me that I've yet to pay. I then deactivated my account. I'm still ongoing of these issues.

At times, I feel scared but I kept on reading all the comments here and I'm much more motivated to move on with my life, face the threatening and harrassment. Since my IO is the same religion as me, he also did mention : You're scared with loanshark or scared with God? Who'll take care of you? Loanshark or God?

That made me more brave to move forward. So hope to hear from everyone soon! It's a really turning point for me now.

victim0001 09-07-2019 02:05 PM

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Originally Posted by seowliao (Post 121655100)
angry !!! just dont understand your mindset..
how about those victims who have been scammed and harassed , are they not in a better position to be angry ???

Dear , today i made 2nd report as another uml call to ask if i need loan . Even i changed my number , i guess they get my nunber from calling my office ask for my number pretend as they are my customer... Damn

victim0001 09-07-2019 02:06 PM

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Originally Posted by seowliao (Post 121655100)
angry !!! just dont understand your mindset..
how about those victims who have been scammed and harassed , are they not in a better position to be angry ???

I wont care anymore i m ready for them to come .

polarinda 09-07-2019 02:29 PM

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Originally Posted by victim0001 (Post 121656003)
Dear , today i made 2nd report as another uml call to ask if i need loan . Even i changed my number , i guess they get my nunber from calling my office ask for my number pretend as they are my customer... Damn

why pick up unknown calls in the first place?

your office reception just give out handphone numbers like that?

OomphFroglet 09-07-2019 02:35 PM

Actually I am not sure if you truly read through the whole thread here. Some of your comments here really can vomit blood

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Originally Posted by victim0001 (Post 121656003)
Dear , today i made 2nd report as another uml call to ask if i need loan . Even i changed my number , i guess they get my nunber from calling my office ask for my number pretend as they are my customer... Damn


Messup 09-07-2019 03:45 PM

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Originally Posted by victim0001 (Post 121656003)
Dear , today i made 2nd report as another uml call to ask if i need loan . Even i changed my number , i guess they get my nunber from calling my office ask for my number pretend as they are my customer... Damn

They specifically look for you? Or itís just another random solicitation call?

Anyway, once you touch any of these, your number will be circulated within their industry. So, live with it if you donít want to change your number

Messup 09-07-2019 03:45 PM

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Originally Posted by OomphFroglet (Post 121656479)
Actually I am not sure if you truly read through the whole thread here. Some of your comments here really can vomit blood

Fully agree


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