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Lloyd Ward & Associates and Meracord Hit With RICO Class Action Suit Apparently Open to All Clients

Yesterday the law firm of Hagens Berman filed a class action suit (3:12-cv-05657) in the State of Washington against Meracord (Formerly NoteWorld), Linda Remsberg personally, Lloyd E. Ward, Lloyd Ward PC, Lloyd Ward & Associates, The Lloyd Ward Group, Lloyd Ward Group II, Ward Holdings Inc, and Settlement Compliance Commission. This marks the second active class action suit against Lloyd ... Read More »

Illinois Class Action Filed Against Freedom Debt Relief, Freedom Financial Network, Debtmerica, Global Client Solutions and Others

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A May, 2012 class action lawsuit filed by Theresa Driscoll and others has just been moved to Federal court. The case was filed against Freedom Debt Relief, Freedom Financial Network, Debtmerica, Global Client Solutions, Andrew Houser, and Bradford Stroh. The case claims the Defendants violated the Illinois Debt Settlement Consumer Protection Act {“IDSCPA”) and Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business ... Read More »

Freedom Debt Relief – Consumer Complaint – 6-8-2012

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Consumer Statement: Complaint about Freedom Financial Debt Consolidation Company: This company is a scam on people in financial binds. They say one thing and do nothing for you but get your money and then drop you. I had started the program in 2010 through 2011. Not a dime of the money I had spent on what they called a draft ... Read More »

Freedom Debt Relief Sues Century Negotiations, Inc. My How Times Change.

For those that have been involved in the debt world for a number of years the names Freedom Debt Relief (FDR) and Century Negotiations, Inc. (CNI) were linked together through thick and thin under the trade group TASC, (The Association of Settlement Companies). In fact the honcho over at CNI, Dave Leuthold, was even the Executive Director of TASC, under ... 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 »

Freedom Debt Relief Sent My Account to Century Negotiations Inc. I’m Confused. – Adam

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I recently contacted Freedom Debt Relief to try and get out of around 8000.00 in debt. I felt comfortable talking to them because they didn’t ask for any fees right away and seemed like they were better than a lot of the stories out there made them seem. I have been struggling with this debt for 7 years and it ... Read More »

Debtmerica – Freedom Debt Relief – Consumer Complaint – 3-8-2012

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Date This Problem Happened: December 26, 2009 State You Live in: Maryland Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $6,125.24 Company Name: Debtmerica – Freedom Debt Relief Company Address: 1875 S Grant St Suite 400 San Mateo, CA 94402 Company Telephone Number: 800-470-8155 Website of Company: debtmerica.com Consumer Statement: I was told NOT to pay my credit ... Read More »

Persels & Associates Named in Georgia Class Action With Host of Major Players in Debt Relief

On January 28, 2012 Carla Broyles, Charity Miaco and Melba Walker filed a class action lawsuit in Georgia against Persels & Associates, Ruther & Associates, Freedom Debt Relief, Consumer Law Associates, Amerix, Careone Services, Tiffany Rowe. The suit states it covers all Georgia resident debtors who have done business with Defendants since July 2003 to the present for violations of ... Read More »

Freedom Debt Relief – Freedom Financial – Consumer Complaint – 2-1-2012

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Date This Problem Happened: January 31, 2012 State You Live in: California Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $3,000 Company Name: Freedom Debt Relief – Freedom Financial Company Address: 4940 Wendler Drive Suite 101 Tempe, Arizona 85282 Company Telephone Number: 800-655-6303 Website of Company: freedomdebtrelief.com Consumer Statement: I am dealing with a company by the name ... Read More »

Freedom Debt Relief – Consumer Complaint – 12-14-2011

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Date This Problem Happened: November 15, 2011 State You Live in: Florida Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Freedom Debt Relief Company Address: 1875 S. Grant St. Suite #400 San Mateo, Ca 94402 Company Telephone Number: 800-655-6303 Website of Company: FreedomDebtRelief.com Consumer Statement: I was originally told that my debt was settled and in ... Read More »

We Are With Freedom Financial And Getting Sued. – Anne

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“Dear Steve, I have been with Freedom Financial since early 2011. Have paid $7400 into a settlement acct ($1050 per mo) since May. I have 8 creditors. FDR has reached a settlement with Advanta and Capital One. I’m not sure when the Advanta Payments will be completed, but the Capital One payments are supposed to be completed April 2012. We ... Read More »

Freedom Debt Relief Secures Funding to Advance Sales Reps

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The following guest post is by Andrew Houser from Freedom Debt Relief. I asked him to provide us all with more information about his new approach at fronting sales representatives commissions while Freedom waits to collect the fees earned from consumers. Upfront Affiliate Payments on No Advance Fee Programs: Giving Affiliates the Opportunity to Move Away From the Dark Side ... Read More »

Target List of Debt Settlement Companies in Washington

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Yesterday I published a story about The Scott Law Group in Washington that had just obtained a $1.5 million judgment personally against the owners of a now defunct debt settlement company, Debt Relief USA. Here is the current list of companies they are currently involved in debt settlement litigation against. Alliance8, Inc Amerix Corporation Ascend One Corporation CareOne Services, Inc ... Read More »

AFCC -35, TASC – 41. Lost in Translation? Bermuda Triangle of Debt?

A reader sent in an interesting question. They wanted to know why if TASC (The Association of Settlement Companies) changed their name to AFCC (American Fair Credit Council) then why did TASC report having 41 members and AFCC only reports 35. – Source Good question. What’s interesting about the AFCC membership list is that it is broken into accredited members ... Read More »

Century Negotiations, David Leuthold, Freedom Debt Relief, Fast Track Debt Relief and Debt Shield all Named in Class Action

On May 24, 2011 a State of Washington class action case was moved to federal court by Fast Track Debt Relief. The case, Rule v. Century Negotiations, David Leuthold, Freedom Debt Relief, Fast Track Debt Relief and Debt Shield was filed by Paul Lawrence of Pacifica Law Group in Seattle, Washington and Richard Epstein, Esq. of Greenspoon Marder. It looks ... Read More »

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