Alex Copper, Alex Cooper, Prosper Marketplace, Prosper Loans fraudulently purporting to be lender Prosper Marketplace (09/28/2017)
Recipients have notified the Department of Business Oversight (DBO) of unsolicited email being sent by someone using the names Alex Copper and Alex Cooper, and the company name and icon of lending company Prosper Marketplace, which the email says is also known as “Prosper Loans.” The paperwork and email show phone number “(786) 320-8412(Ext-27006)” and the email address firstname.lastname@example.org. The real Prosper Marketplace, a DBO licensee also known as Prosper Funding, is at www.prosper.com.
The DBO urges consumers to exercise extreme caution before responding to any solicitation promoting loans or other offers. To check whether a financial service provider is licensed in California, or to file a complaint, consumers should go to the DBO website (lender licensee lookup at https://docqnet.dbo.ca.gov/licensesearch/) or call 1-866-275-2677.