Category Archives: Debt Settlement
- Bogus National Debt Relief Hardship Program Mailer Still Being Sent
First off I would like to applaud the debt relief company that sent me in this mailer. Good debt relief companies that care about consumers and who want to play a role is stamping out bogus advertising that hurt the entire industry, can play a role by forwarding material to me at [email protected] I’ve covered [...]
- Hero Reader Sends in More Evidence of B.S. 2010 U.S. Stimulus Plan
A reader and tipster (send in your tips here) just sent me this ridiculous example of a deceptive debt relief mailer. I’ve previously published examples of the 2010 U.S. Stimulus Plan mailer that has been sent out but what makes this so ridiculous is that the same consumer gets the same mailer about a week [...]
- Beware of U.S. Federal Stimulus Package Mailer Promising Debt Help
A reader sent in a mailer they recently received. I can’t believe these mailers are still being sent out. The mailer says, “You are hereby notified that benefits set aside, through the 2010 U.S. Federal Stimulus Package, in the name of [x] are set to expire as of 1/4/2012 at 12 Midnight E.S.T. If said [...]
- Certified Resolution Notice – Federal Stimulus Package – Scam, Scam, Scam
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 [...]
- Legal Helpers Debt Resolution Mailer. Reader Reports Them to Bar.
A reader and tipster (send in your tips here) just sent in a mailer they received from Legal Helpers Debt Resolution and Macey, Aleman, Hyslip & Searns. The reader sent the mailer in through the tip line here and said: Here is a solicitation letter I received form Legal Helpers/Macey Aleman. I am a North [...]
- Morgan Drexen Running TV Commercial for Debt Settlement Clients. Says It Is Exempt from FTC Rules.
So what is the truth about Mogan Drexen? On one hand they claim, as was stated in the recent West Virginia Attorney General suit about them to “merely provide paralegal services to lawyers engaged in debt settlement activities on behalf of clients.” Even their own website says: Morgan Drexen provides integrated legal software and paralegal [...]
- Misleading Debt Negotiation Network Commercial
A reader and tipster (send in your tips here) sent in the following sassy debt settlement commercial that aired recently. The advertisement suggests debts may be able to negotiate debts down to a small percentage of what is owed, credit calls will be stopped and assets will be protected. These statements appear to be not [...]
- Ridiculous Debt Relief Mailer – Avoid Credit Card Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2011.
Thanks to another wonderful tipster (send in your tips here), here is another version of the sudden wave of misleading and deceptive debt relief mailers that are being sent out. This one is titled the Credit Card Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2011. What is blazingly stupid is that in the very first sentence it [...]
- Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2011 Mailer – It’s Total BS
Thanks to some pretty awesome tipster (send in your tips here)s the flood of fake, misleading and deceptive mailers has been coming in fast. The latest is the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2011 mailer that tells consumers they need a Forensic Mitigation Program. For those of us who deal with the [...]
- Deceptive Debt Relief Flyers Being Sent Out. Beware!
For some reason there has been a resurrection of a previously sent debt settlement flyer. The flyer makes all sorts of promises about magical debt reduction but it certainly appears to be nothing more than a shining example of the type of debt relief marketing material that was made illegal under the FTC telemarketing sales [...]
- Deceptive Credit Card Financial Relief Plan 2011 Mailers Still Going Out
I thought we were all done with this deceptive mailer efforts for debt settlement services. Apparently not. A tipster (send in your tips here) has just forwarded me a mailer they just got. As you can see from the cover it looks like an official document the consumer must open. Once you open it up [...]
- Let’s Play “Do They Comply” with this Covenant Debt Solutions Mailer
A tipster (send in your tips here) sent in the following mailer they received from Covenant Debt Solutions. So let’s play another round of “Do They Comply” and take a look at some of the claims made. Feel free to weigh in by posting your observations and comments below. I’ve pointed to some interesting areas [...]
- Doug Sends In Debt Free Angels Mailer
A tipster (send in your tips here) reader sent in the following statement and advertisement they received. I received the attached advertisement in the mail so I went online to check them out and found the company reviewed on your site. I am so glad I did before I called them and I have also [...]
- Final Notice for Credit Card Accounts – A Mailer to Throw Away
A tipster (send in your tips here) forwarded me the mailer going out below. It has all the hallmarks of a mailer consumers should avoid. First off it pretends to be an official looking mailer and references programs like “The 2011 Credit Card Financial Relief Program” and the “2010 Economic Stimulus Package.” First off, there [...]
- Consumer Debt Assistance Deceptive Mailer – Credit Card Balance Reduction Opportunity 2011
One of the AACC members forwarded me a deceptive mailer a consumer had received. The number on the mailer, 888-354-8913, goes to Consumer Debt Assistance. The Consumer Debt Assistance site boldly displays the TASC logo but guess what, that appears to be deceptive as well. According to TASC membership records, Consumer Debt Assistance is not [...]