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Is Defense Lawyers a Reputable or Legitimate Company to Work With? – Gwynne

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“Dear Steve, A debt consolidation company contacted me by phone this week inquiring if I would be interested in reducing my credit card debt. I listened to what they had to say, however, I did not give them my credit card numbers or bank names as I did not know if they were legitimate or not. They gave me the ... Read More »

Synthis – Consumer Complaint – January 25, 2013

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Consumer Statement: Debt relief services through Hess Kennedy, transferred for processing to Synthis by Receiver, Daniel Stermer. Funds were withdrawn from bank account and forwared to creditors for several months, then suddenly funds were still being withdrawn from my bank account, but creditors were not being paid. Cannot get any response from Receiver, Stermer, other than – we are still ... Read More »

Why Does the Hess Kennedy Receiver, Daniel Stermer, Get Paid So Much Money?

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A reader asked the following question, “The receiver in the Hess Kennedy case paid their attorneys over $68,000 and paid himself over $38,000. How come Daniel Stermer is still earning $38k per month?” They provided a link to this file. I took a look at the file and here is a summary of what I did find. Inventory On August ... Read More »

Ed Cherry, of Hess Kennedy Fame and Related to Fidelity Land Trust, Files Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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Ed Charry of Hess Kennedy fame has moved on to a number of new enterprises. One is allegedly called Fidelity Land Trust that the Palm Beach Post reported on here. According to that story about how real estate owners are trying to create a crafty solution to alter their financial obligations tied to their residences the story says: “Within the ... Read More »

Scathing Report From Allegro Law Debt Settlement Bankruptcy Drags In Others

Allegro Law was an attorney model debt settlement company that charged advanced fees for services to consumers. The group previously fell and Keith Nelms, Esq. was subsequently disbarred and filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, taking client deposits with it. The Allegro Law debacle follows in line with the mess created previously by Hess Kennedy, another attorney model debt relief firm ... Read More »

I’m Still Dealing With the Hess-Kennedy Mess. When Did You Interview Daniel Stermer? – David

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“Dear Steve, Not much to say except I got caught up in the Hess Kennedy crap. I have 2 legals & another coming up soon. BUT I have a man at the Binghamton AG’s field office that will help me. He did not like AG Cuomo. My question is this….. what was the date that you interviewed stinking Dan Stermer? ... Read More »

Is Lee Stein from Hess Kennedy Now Running Defense Lawyers?

A tipster (send in your tips here) sent in a tip that Lee Stein from Hess Kennedy, the attorney run debt contract invalidation company that was seized by an official receiver, is now operating Debt Defense lawyers, PA or Defense Lawyers, PA. The tipster (send in your tips here) says they have a client that “He claims that Stein is ... Read More »

Chase Bank Kicking the Shit Out of Attorney Run Debt Settlement. Not the Safe Harbor Some Think.

In June, 2010 Chase bank filed an adversarial proceeding against now disbarred attorney Keith “Andy” Nelms in his bankruptcy filing that he filed when his debt settlement law firm, Allegro Law, went bust. The complaint filed by Chase seems to make it pretty clear they are not fans of debt settlement. Chase makes an interesting argument when it says the ... Read More »

The Credit Exchange Referred Me to Allegro Law and Now the Court Has Closed Them Down. What Do I Do? – Stefanie

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Stefanie “Dear Steve, My husband and I were referred to Allegro Law from another company that we filled out a survey with to see what our options were to get out of debt. Once we talk to the first company which I believed was called, The Credit Exchange, (www.thecreditexchagne.com) we were given all the information up front about our payments, ... Read More »

Americorp Employee Blows the Whistle on Capital Debt Relief, Vortex Debt Relief, Elimidebt, The Achievable, Hess-Kennedy, Allegro Law, and IntelliDebt

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I just received the following scripts and information that an Americorp employee sent to me to expose the operation of a number of Americorp related or serviced debt settlement or debt relief companies. If you have inside information you want to share send it to [email protected] The scripts and statements below are those of the AmeriCorp employee that sent them ... Read More »

I Was a Former Client of Hess Kennedy Debt Settlement That Did Not Get My Credit Report Updated. – HJ

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HJ “Dear Steve, I was a former client of hess kennedy law firm(otherwise known as consumer law offices). I recently heard your interview with Daniel Stermer. I was one of the few that my personal files regarding credit card accounts with hsbc , chase,formerly washington mutual credit card ) capitol one , was not sent for settlement and nothing was ... Read More »

Lawyer Tumbles Down a Rat Hole After He Stole $1.5 Million From Hess Kennedy Receivership

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I’ve written a lot about the Hess Kennedy debt settlement scam and I even interviewed Daniel Stemer who is mentioned in this article but this recent piece by John Pacenti gives of the latest of the curse that is Hess Kennedy. Even former Hess Kennedy sales referral agents, The Credit Exchange may be on the ropes now as well. Anyway, ... Read More »

I Was Referred by The Achievable to Allegro Law for Debt Settlement Services. – Ashish

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Ashish “Dear Steve, I had a few credit cards and I graduated out of college in September 2007 and was not able to find a good job until September 2008. In this one year I maxed out all my credits cards. My debt was a little over $6500. In October 2008, I contacted a debt settlement agent from The Achievable ... Read More »

Tim McCallan And His Nine Lives in the Debt Relief World

Timothy T. McCallan may be the smartest person in the underworld of debt relief industry. Under his direct and indirect manipulation the debt management and debt relief world has changed invisibly over many years. I would argue that Tim McCallan may be the biggest fish to have never been caught in any regulator crackdown. The McCallan story really centers around ... Read More »

AmeriCorp, Inc. Review

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Address: 6851 Jericho Turnpike Syosset, NY, 11791-4494 631-940-2400 Ste 101 3280 Suntree Blvd Melbourne, FL 32940-7545 (321) 254-8311 Website: www.americorp.us Description: We handle everything that happens after your clients’ initial counseling. And we’re debt and credit negotiation specialists, so we do it well. We negotiate with creditors, process payments, answer client phone calls, keep accurate records, manage the latest technology, ... Read More »

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