QuickBridge Scam Credit Card

road sign with a writing SCAM

I was surprised to receive a piece of mail today from QuickBridge saying “Your New Account Has Been Established” because I never signed up for this.

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QuickBridge is offering people a fake-looking credit card for their “working capital” offer of a loan up to $300,000.

QuickBridge Funding

They appear to be doing predatory marketing to small business owners. As a small business owner myself, this is offensive.

QuickBridge Credit Card Offer

Here is a picture of the letter and fake scam credit card they sent me:

Letter I received in the mail with my info blurred.

This is very different than the type of business loans that business development companies make. These QuickBridge loans have very high-interest rates.

After some research, it looks like this company was possibly previously called BlackRock Lending Group. BlackRock Lending Group has been named by the State of Washington as “an advance fee loan scam.” However, this is all speculative information.

Letter Wording

  • Pre-qualified for up to $300,000
  • 2 easy ways to get started
  • Congratulations! Your business has been pre-qualified for our QuickBridge working capital
  • When others say no … We say YES!
  • QuickBridge offers superior value with industry-leading service and benefits, including
  • Cash in as few as 24 hours
  • Minimal paperwork, Fast approvals, Early payoff discount

More Mailer Images

Image text overlay says: DOES YOUR BUSINESS NEED EXTRA CASH TO HELP PAY TAXES?

Scans of the mailer from QuickBridge. Note their great direct mail tactics, like highlighting and bolding certain phrases.
single page printout that says: Your new account has been established
Letter without the credit card attached.

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