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Penny Auction Free Bids Scam Alert

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Previously we’ve written these article on why you need to be cautious and careful with penny auctions. Now come this warning from the Federal Trade Commission. Online Penny Auctions: Nothing for Something? Who doesn’t love to get a good deal? Some people shop sales circulars, others clip coupons. Still others find online penny auctions to be a fun way to ... Read More »

Consumer Benefits Division – Consumer Complaint 8-23-2011

Date This Problem Happened: August 22, 2011 State You Live in: California Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Consumer Benefits Division Company Address: 1521 CONCORD PIKE DRIVE (US202) Wilmington, Delaware 19803 United States Website of Company: cbdivision.com Consumer Statement: “I received a mailer from the same company mentioned above – Consumer Benefits Division. Not sure if ... Read More »

Brookstone Law – Consumer Complaint – 8-21-2011

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Date This Problem Happened: March 22, 2011 State You Live in: California Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Brookstone Law Company Address: Newport Beach, California Website of Company: brookstone-law.com Consumer Statement: “Not sure yet. Have given Brookstone att’s in Newport 6 grand. They inturn are suppesedly fileing a mass joiner against Well Fargo. Oddly enough,they claimed ... Read More »

Your Remedy Is In The Law – YRIITL – Just Scary Wrong in Mass Joinder Marketing

Your Remedy Is In The Law

A reader and tipster (send in your tips here) sent in an email they’d received that is just scary wrong. The email is about recent raids on mass joinder marketers in California by the California Attorney General and California Bar to stamp out deceptive and harmful marketing. The reader that forwarded this is rightfully upset and claims they were taken ... Read More »

Certified Resolution Notice – Federal Stimulus Package – Scam, Scam, Scam

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I swear, the GetOutOfDebt.org site has the most amazing readers. One reader and awesome tipster (send in your tips here) just sent in a mailer they got proclaiming a bunch of stuff which, let’s be honest here, is a utter pile of crap. The mailer is labeled Certified Resolution Notice and says it is part of the 2010 U.S. Federal ... Read More »

Nationwide Financial Center – Consumer Complaint 08-19-2011

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Date This Problem Happened: July 30, 2011 State You Live in: Texas Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $795 Company Name: Nationwide Financial Center Company Address: Website of Company: http://nationwidefinancialcenter.com/ Consumer Statement: nationwide financial sent me a pamphlet with non-profit debt relief agency pre-qualification notice document NPDRA2011. it had my name and estimated debt case number and estimations ... Read More »

Debt Resolution Group – Consumer Complaint 8-18-2011

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Date This Problem Happened: August 1, 2010 State You Live in: Kentucky Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $10,000 Company Name: Debt Resolution Group Company Address: Website of Company: debt-resolutions.com Consumer Statement: “I have been dealing with Debt Resolution Group for over a year. They have taken out of my banking account around $10,000. I have called them, ... Read More »

California Bar Releases Statement on Mass Joinder Raids

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The State Bar of California and Attorney General Kamala Harris announced today they have shut down the operations of several lawyers and marketing firms that have targeted distressed homeowners, urging them through false advertising to sue their mortgage lenders. The bar and the Department of Justice won court orders earlier this week either assuming jurisdiction over several lawyers’ practices or ... Read More »

California AG Speaks Out on Mass Joinder & Tort Litigation Raids

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California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that the California Department of Justice, in conjunction with the State Bar of California, has sued multiple entities accused of fraudulently taking millions of dollars from thousands of homeowners who were led to believe they would receive relief on their mortgages. Attorney General Harris sued Philip Kramer, the Law Offices of Kramer ... Read More »

Innovative Wealth Builders – Consumer Complaint 8-15-2011

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Date This Problem Happened: May 9, 2010 State You Live in: Oklahoma Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $1,390 Company Name: Innovative Wealth Builders Company Address: Clearwater, FL Consumer Statement: Innovative Wealth Builders, Clearwater, Florida presented themselves as debt relief credit counselors. They asked me about credit cards and my balances. I gave them one credit card number ... Read More »

Consumer Benefits Division – Consumer Complaint 8-11-2011

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Date This Problem Happened: August 2, 2011 State You Live in: Ohio Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Consumer Benefits Division Company Address: Website of Company: cbdivision.com Consumer Statement: I received a deceptive letter from nationwide financial center a few months back and canceled the DMP program when they charged me 1500 dollars. I received a ... Read More »

State Law Group – Consumer Complaint

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Date This Problem Happened: August 9, 2011 State You Live in: Massachusetts Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $0 Company Name: State Law Group Company Address: 1720 East Garry Ave Suite 111 Santa Ana, CA 92705 Website of Company: statelawgroup.com Consumer Statement: Luckily, I didn’t proceed with the company, did some research, and learned they go by a ... Read More »

Fake Process Servers Work Hard to Scare Money Out of Consumers

Eagle Filing Service

Previously I wrote about an outfit called County Filing Services that was calling people and making what appear to be false claims about court cases for alleged collection accounts. See this article, County Filing Services Says They Have a Summons for Me. – Jo. Someone just commented on that article there were other sites out there on the web that ... Read More »

Liberty Credit Law, P.C. – Consumer Complaint

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Date This Problem Happened: May 5, 2011 State You Live in: Florida Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $2624.50 Company Name: Liberty Credit Law, P.C. Company Address: 117 Kinderkamack Rd, Suite #105, River Edge, NJ 07651 Website of Company: www.libertycreditlaw.com – Source Consumer Statement: Liberty Credit Law,P.C. 117 kinderkamack Rd. Suite#105 River Edge,NJ07661 scammed us out of $2,624.00. ... Read More »

WV Residents Screwed by JK Harris Get Full Refund

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Attorney General Darrell McGraw Secures Refunds for Victims of Bogus Tax Compromise Services by JK Harris CHARLESTON – In a settlement reached today by West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw with a South Carolina tax resolution firm, consumers who paid the company to resolve tax obligations with the Internal Revenue Service but were provided with no relief will receive a ... Read More »

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