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Meracord, Noteworld, and Fidelity and Deposit Company Hit With Class Action

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While the flood of lawsuits against debt settlement companies has slowed considerably yet one more class action has been added against Meracord, Noteworld, and Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland. This time in Arizona. The complaint provides a very long description of the alleged actions and conspiracy between the debt settlement escrow company and the companies they elected to work ... Read More »

Meracord / NoteWorld Still Taking a Beating Over Debt Relief Activities. Drags Many In.

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Courthouse News is reporting a new class action suit has been filed against Meracord (NoteWorld) and other for debt settlement activities. This 50 page complaint was filed by Steve Berman ([email protected]) with Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro in Seattle and makes similar allegations as other suits have. The suit damns companies that have worked or are working with Meracord. It’s like ... Read More »

Washington Class Action Suit Refocused on Lloyd Ward and Meracord

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Back in July a class action lawsuit was filed against Meracord (formerly NoteWorld) and Lloyd Ward, the Dallas debt settlement attorney who has sued my wife and I. The first compliant filed was a bit meandering and did not focus that much on the activities of Ward and his debt settlement companies. It appears the filing attorneys and firms have ... Read More »

FBL Associates – Consumer Complaint – 7-16-2012

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Consumer Statement: I was told by fbl that thewy contacted my credit to make a settlement. I recieved lawyers letters which i sent to fbl. I was told not to worry. I had to go to court a number of times which i was not surpose to fbl was surpose to send a R I lawyer for us the lawyers ... Read More »

Scott Law Group Debt Settlement Litigation List Contains Some New Companies

The Scott Law Group in Washington State has been VERY active in going after debt settlement companies that allegedly injure consumers. It appears some new companies have been added to their list of current litigation, The new companies include FBL Associates, Lifeguard Financial, Please Reduce My Debt, and Think Outside the Box Solutions. – Source Here is the current list ... Read More »

I Can’t Reach Anyone at FBL or Lifeguard Financial. – Taunya

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Three years ago my credit was perfect but I was in over my head and was solicited by Lifeguard Financial. They were very convincing in telling me that I could cut my credit card debt in half and reduce my monthly payments. They were not upfront about the fees. I have been making payments to them through Note World all ... Read More »

FBL Associates – Consumer Complaint – 11-10-2011

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Date This Problem Happened: September 10, 2009 State You Live in: Pennsylvania Race/Ethnicity: Alaska Native Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: FBL Associates Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 888-333-3860 Website of Company: Consumer Statement: Hi I signed up for a 2yr program with safeguard financial /note world in sept 2009.I paid 291.00 month for 24 months. ... Read More »

Reader Wants to Know What’s Up With NoteWorld Lawsuit

A reader sent in a comment, “I have been following the Noteworld class action suit from afar. Are you aware of a settlement in this case? Thanks for all the good work you do out there and your help with this is much appreciated.” I have not checked on the case in a while, so here is an update on ... Read More »

NoteWorld Hit With Class Action RICO Suit

Thanks to a tipster (send in your tips here) we discover that NoteWorld was just hit with a lawsuit on behalf of consumers against Noteworld, LLC (“Noteworld”), claiming the Tacoma, Wash. company has violated the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) by engaging in a conspiracy to defraud consumers by extracting exorbitant fees from trust accounts related to useless ... Read More »

I Signed Up With Lifeguard Financial-FBL Associates-Noteworld. How Do I Get Out? – George

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“Dear Damon, I signed up with a debt settlement company two years ago. I signed up for a three year program with Lifeguard Financial/FBL Associates/Noteoworld. I have paid $445 for the past 24 months. They tokk over $8000 in fees of the $9500 I paid. The latest was on June 2, 2011 for $1400 for provider activation dee and $395 ... Read More »

Put a Fork in P & E Solutions, Vertexsoft Corporation, and Safe Trust Financial.

The bankruptcy trustee in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases involving Safe Trust Financial, P & E Solutions and Vertexsoft Corporation requested an emergency motion on May 19, 2011 to seize the companies and convert the bankruptcy filings to a terminal Chapter 7 case. Unfortunately this almost guarantees the clients of those debt relief companies, as creditors’, will receive little in ... Read More »

NoteWorld Involved in Georgia Class Action Case on Debt Adjusting. Raises Bigger Issues.

It seems the issues surrounding if payment processors in the debt settlement world is getting more complicated. This recent class action case is out of Georgia against NoteWorld and Noteworld Servicing Center; Hattie Burke v. NoteWorld. It appears that NoteWorld gets sucked in not because of their actions but because of the actions of who they decided to provide services ... Read More »

Safeguard Financial – Backstroke. Don’t Call Us, Call Them.

A consumer who had enrolled in a debt settlement plan with Safeguard Financial sent me the current company number and asked me to listen to the message. It sure sounds like they are trying to swim away from all the consumers they sold into a debt settlement program. Listen to Safeguard-18885259898 It also appears the Safeguard Financial website is gone ... Read More »

FBL Associates Referred Me to Evan Kagan to Eliminate My Debt. – Annete

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I have been reading about Evan Kagan Legal Debt Agreement to settle some debt with the creditors. I have yet to speak just to 3 party in the firm when i call them, leave messages and no answer, or they will get back to me, same day or in 24 hours but my knowelge i have no answer. Is this ... Read More »

Signed Up With Safeguard Financial, Getting Sued, FBL Associates Wants Me to File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. – Rich

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I signed up for debt settlement in May 2009 for two credit cards. One was for $3,200 the other $12,500. This was done through Safegaurd Financial. I received civil action papers for the $3,200 for a court date in April for $4,500. The other credit card I have not heard anything. FBL Associates has contacted me and wants me to ... Read More »

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