Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    Okay so to make a long story short, a 40 year old African man kept following me to my college and threatened me to perform bank fraud stuff. He made me bring a cheque to a Barclays branch and claim it into my account. Not only did it not work but Barclays put my account in review and block it. This happened for about 3 months and after they closed my account immediately. I thought it was okay until a Lloyds account that I recently tried to open got closed, and my savings account with Santander was also closed. I'm really really scared I'm only 17 I don't know what this all means do I have a bad credit score? Am I black listed from all UK banks? I need a current account soon seeing as I start my new job in early March I just really need advice/explanation.
    Offline

    14
    ReputationRep:
    You might want to contact the police...
    • TSR Support Team
    • Very Important Poster
    Offline

    21
    ReputationRep:
    TSR Support Team
    Very Important Poster
    You need to check your credit score with Expedia, which is free.

    You, I do believe, can open a basic bank account. Having never opened one of these (or indeed researched them) I don't know the ins and outs of them. But I do know they are for people who can't get a current account.

    As above, I would also contact the police. They should have a fraud department. You can just walk into your local police station and ask for advice.
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Has a teacher ever helped you cheat?
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Write a reply...
    Reply
    Hide
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.