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It’s Over – Debt Relief Trial of Otto Berges and Consumer Protection Counsel

Written by Steve Rhode

In checking on recent updates, it appears the court case I reported on regarding Otto Berges, Consumer Protection Counsel, Berges Law Group, and Debt Be Gone; is over after a quick day or so trial.

For those that want to read the backstory, click here.

It looks like Berges and others named in the case by the consumer have lost and now have a final judgment against them for $25,660. – Source


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Steve Rhode

Steve Rhode is the Get Out of Debt Guy and has been helping good people with bad debt problems since 1994. You can learn more about Steve, here.


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  • I am very happy to hear that Berges Law group lost this case. This group does nothing but take and take and take.

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