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Does Moran Drexen’s Preferred Creditor Program Create a Problem for Consumers?

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Last week new information in the lawsuit between Morgan Drexen and the CFPB brought to light a commission compensated department called the Preferred Creditor Program. You can read that article, here. At least one commenter mentioned Morgan Drexen is not the only company to have such a program. If not, then an industry wide problem may exist here. One commenter ... Read More »

Morgan Drexen Rumble With CFPB – Update

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Previously covered the suit filed by the debt settlement company Morgan Drexen against the CFPB, here. Today I went to see what, if any, updates there were on the case. Here is the latest: “The Court held two on the record telephone conference calls with the parties on July 24, 2013 and July 25, 2013, during which Plaintiffs consented to ... Read More »

Debt Relief Bureau Logo But Not the Debt Relief Bureau in This Mailer

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When if the Debt Relief Bureau, not the Debt Relief Bureau? When you get a flyer in the mail from an anonymous source promising you help to get out of debt. An amazing reader Tish sent in a new debt relief mailer through my I Buy Junk Mail program. Well here is another anonymous mailer sent to a consumer that ... Read More »

Beneficial / HSBC – Consumer Complaint – April 22, 2013

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Consumer Statement: Upon my husband’s death in March 2009 I contacted HFC for directions on filing a claim against our mortgage life insurance. HFC informed me that I had no mortgage life insurance policy. Over multiple calls to HFC over the next several months I was informed that my deceased husband had cancelled our mortgage life insurance policy & had ... Read More »

I Had to Leave the UAE for Turkmenistan and Left Debt Behind to Dunia Finance Bank and HSBC. – Temur

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“Dear Jon, I lost my job on October so before that My job was excellent I was getting 7800 AED salary and was employed for almost 3 years. on May this year I got 100.000 loan form one of the bank and till October I paid. Suddenly I company informed me to look for another job and they gave me ... Read More »

HSBC Decides to Participate With Standard Chartered Bank in UAE Debt Settlement Fund

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HSBC bank in the United Arab Emirates has elected to participate in a plan to settle or write off debts owed by UAE citizens. Until now the ability for people to deal with their debts in the UAE without going to jail, has been limited. And while this approach to assisting people with problem debt in the UAE is a ... Read More »

HSBC Changed the Terms of My Loan After I Signed a Document With Blanks

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“Dear Steve, I have a mortagage with HSBC for 5 years now at fix rate 5.625% 30 with PMI no Fannie Mae, no Fmac and I wanted to refinance with a lower rate no PMI. They send me and initial set of documents with lower APR for same initial value of the property without the APR. I signed them I ... Read More »

Romanian Citizen Busted For $1.5 Million Fraud Ring Of HSBC Customers

Last Thursday it was announced that Laurentiu Ilian Bulat was arrested yesterday for allegedly participating in a fraud ring that stole at least $1.5 million from HSBC customer bank accounts by installing “skimming” devices on more than 40 ATMs in Manhattan, Long Island, and Westchester, New York. According to the Complaint since May 2011, the U.S. Secret Service, together with ... Read More »

I Want to Pay HSBC But They Won’t Take My Money. – Steven

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“Dear Steve, I have an account with hsbc I could not afford the crazy interest rates they imposed on me So I was paying what I could and they closed my Account, I want to commit to a repayment plan but They refuse to talk! What should I do? I am a government worker and I’m afraid of losing My ... Read More »

Will HSBC Honor the Settlement They Agreed To? – Juliana

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“Dear Steve, Hi, I have two HSBC credit cards and total balance of both cards about USD3600. I was a student back then, and now, I left USA for good to return to my hometown. However, I dont have a permanent job and my salary is about usd600 monthly. I couldnt pay my credit cards and have been 8 months ... Read More »

How Can I Settle My HSBC Credit Card. – Scott

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“Dear Michael, Have an HSBC CREDIT CARD, have paid almost $237 in interest on a debt of $710, want to settle, make an arrangement, not in default, but in current status, how can I go about submitting an offer, to whom should I contact to settle the debt for less than the amount that is currently due, $506.77 Scott” Hi ... Read More »

Lawsuit Reveals How a Middleman Is Blocking Mortgage Modifications for Homeowners

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by Paul Kiel, ProPublica Pamela Jeter of Atlanta, Ga., has been trying to get a mortgage modification for more than two years. She seems like an ideal candidate. She has shown she can stay current with a reduction in her monthly mortgage payments. Everybody would seem to win. Even the investors who ultimately own her loan think she should be ... Read More »

HSBC Gets Some Heat Over Ill-Marketed Payment Protection Plan

HSBC, “The World’s Local Bank,” is getting a lot of local and state-wide criticism today as suits are being filed against them for their poorly explained and ill-marketed “Payment Protection Plan”. Those especially impacted by this were wrongfully targeted and unqualified recipients of this plan including, retirees, people already on disability and part-time employees. – Source As an HSBC card ... Read More »

Is HSBC Screwing Consumers in Debt Settlement?

According to some of my debt settlement friends with the AACC, this HSBC dirty trick is real and they’ve seen evidence of it. It is alleged that HSBC has been setting consumers up to fail on their debt settlement programs, including those put forward by lawyers. The complaint says HSBC agrees to a debt settlement in installments and then when ... Read More »

HSBC Withdraws Settlement Offer. What Can We Do About It? – Scott

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“Dear Steve, My wife’s HSBC credit card balance was about $4,600.00. She received a letter in early February, 2010, saying that if she made a payment of $2721.00 (about 60%) they would write off the remaining $1900.00 (about 40%). The letter stated they needed the payment by February 17, 2010. My wife called HSBC and told them she would like ... Read More »

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