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Nation Wide Consumer Debt Relief – Review. Are They a Scam?


Company Name

Nation Wide Consumer Debt Relief

Our Impression of What the Company Offers to Consumers

My initial reaction is their claim to be able to improve your credit score for an advance fee seems to run into trouble with the Fair Credit Organizations Act.

For a company that’s been around since 2006, they don’t appear to have spent any money on web development. The site looks very amateurish. But that’s just an esthetic thing.

This review is only for their information related to student loan services. But as an aside, while I was on their site I was disappointed with the tainted information on their debt settlement page about bankruptcy. In my opinion the information is used in a misleading way as a scare tactic to push people into debt settlement. It is not factual.


2455 Hollywood Blvd
Suite 213
Hollywood, FL 33020 – Source

Google Maps shows this address as Executive Place Office Suites.

Additional Contact Information

Phone: 877 282-7587
Fax: 954 453-1178
Email: – Source

Company Description

We specialize in debt relief counseling and in obtaining the optimum debt repayment program for our clients. We provide debt relief counseling to our clients as well as the general public. Our repayment programs are individually tailored to get you out of debt, and our education and counseling efforts will assist you in using credit wisely. – Source


Bobby R. Blackmon – President – Source

Company Information

Company currently has a D+ BBB rating with 40 consumer complaints in the last three years.

Our file contains a pattern of complaints from consumers who allege that Nationwide Consumer Debt Relief fails to fulfill services. Consumers have claimed Nationwide Consumer Debt Relief deducted monies from bank accounts for the purpose of paying creditors, but failed to make the payments to creditors as agreed.

Nationwide Consumer Debt Relief has responded to these complaints by issuing credits and refunds to consumers.

On December 17, 2012, BBB sent certified correspondence to Nationwide Consumer Debt Relief requesting their voluntary cooperation in resolving complaints on file with BBB and providing steps it will implement to eliminate the pattern of customer complaints.

On January 9, 2013, Nation Wide Consumer Debt Relief addressed BBB’s concerns. Nation Wide Consumer Debt Relief stated when these complaints started the company had a major software virus that caused some client payments to be processed and disburse out to their creditors on time. Nation Wide Consumer Debt Relief sent out notices to clients and clients’ creditors to inform them of this issue via email, phone and direct mail. To help prevent this from happening again Nation Wide Consumer Debt Relief has a full time IT department that is now in house to monitor software 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Nation Wide Consumer Debt Relief has also hired more employees and upgraded to software that will allow the company to conduct full reviews for client accounts every 30 days instead of every 6 months.

BBB will continue to monitor the complaint activity of Nation Wide Consumer Debt Relief and update the business review as needed. – Source




Interesting Points

Apparently they don’t know Nationwide is one word.


Domain Information

Domain Name: NWCDR.COM
Created on: 03-May-06
Expires on: 03-May-13
Last Updated on: 04-May-12

Nation Wide Consumer Debt Relief
7500 NW First Court
Plantation, Florida 33317

Administrative Contact:
Blackmon, Bobby
Nation Wide Consumer Debt Relief
7500 NW First Court
Plantation, Florida 33317

created: 02-Mar-2012
last-changed: 03-Mar-2012
registration-expiration: 02-Mar-2013

registrant-firstname: Bobby
registrant-lastname: Blackmon
registrant-organization: Nation Wide Consumer Debt Relief Inc.
registrant-street1: 2455 Hollywood Blvd
registrant-pcode: 33020
registrant-state: FL
registrant-city: Hollywood
registrant-ccode: US
registrant-phone: +1.8772827587
registrant-fax: +1.9544531178

Our Opinion After Review

We previously wrote a guide on what companies should offer in a fair and consumer friendly student loan service program. Please read How to Run a Clean Student Loan Assistance Program. In addition we provide the following guides to check out debt relief companies:

  1. The Ultimate Consumer Guide to Checking Out a Debt Relief Company Before You Sign On the Line
  2. How to Check Out a Business or Company to Avoid Getting Scammed or Ripped Off

It is our opinion the program reviewed here DOES NOT MEET OUR RECOMMENDED STANDARDS.

Scam, Complaint, Review or Praise


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