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Reader Wants to Know What’s Up With NoteWorld Lawsuit

A reader sent in a comment, “I have been following the Noteworld class action suit from afar. Are you aware of a settlement in this case? Thanks for all the good work you do out there and your help with this is much appreciated.” I have not checked on the case in a while, so here is an update on ... Read More »

    Nationwide Card Monitor – Consumer Complaint – 11-2-2011

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    The following report was submitted by Consumer Mediation Services on behalf of an account they are assisting the consumer to obtain a refund. I think you’ll find the part about the Consumer Mediation Services Agent being cornered in the parking lot to be interesting. This is a copy of communications that was forwarded to the Arizona Attorney General. RE: Complaint ... Read More »

      June Reyno – Consumer Complaint – 11-2-2011

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      Date This Problem Happened: November 2, 2011 State You Live in: California Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: June Reyno Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 858-361-2399 Website of Company: www.junereyno.info/home.html Consumer Statement: June Reyno is at it again. This woman is now going around telling home owners in default she can save ... Read More »

        Direct Funding Service – Consumer Complaint – 11-2-2011 (2)

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        Date This Problem Happened: November 2, 2011 State You Live in: Texas Race/Ethnicity: Black or African American Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $30 Company Name: Direct Funding Service Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 888-467-4349 Website of Company: DirectFundingService.com Consumer Statement: Direct Funding Services said that I applied for a loan over the internet and they went into ... Read More »

          Allied Home Mortgage The Subject of Fed Case

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          Feds File Massive Fraud Case Against Allied Home Mortgage by Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein ProPublica, Nov. 1, 2011, 5:51 p.m.by Charles Ornstein and Tracy Weber, ProPublica, July 2, 2010by Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein, ProPublica, July 2, 2010by Charles Ornstein and Tracy Weber, ProPublica, July 2, 2010 Federal prosecutors sued Allied Home Mortgage Capital Corp. and two top executives ... Read More »

            Funds Direct / Direct Funding Service – Consumer Complaint – 11-2-2011

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            Date This Problem Happened: November 2, 2011 State You Live in: Colorado Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Direct Funding Service Company Address: 1111 Desert Lane ste 2241 Las Vegas, NV 89102 Company Telephone Number: 877-786-4120 Website of Company: DirectFundingService.com Consumer Statement: The company Funds Direct deposited .03 cents then took .01 cents out ... Read More »

              Glenn Beck-Endorsed Goldline Charged With Fraud

              If you’re familiar with those old television ads with the likes of Glenn Beck and other conservative political figures endorsing the company Goldline you’re more than likely aware of the deals they offered for consumers to buy gold in order to protect families in these rough economic times. Over a year ago ABC Good Morning America’s Brian Ross started an ... Read More »

                Direct Funding Services – Consumer Complaint – 11-2-2001

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                Date This Problem Happened: November 2, 2011 State You Live in: New York Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $30 Company Name: Direct Funding Services Company Address: 50 Hyde Court Daly City, CA 94015-2973 Company Telephone Number: Website of Company: Consumer Statement: Today, November 2, 2011, a company named “Direct Funding Services” debited $30 from my ... Read More »

                  Second Annual Small Business Saturday Could Mean Deal For American Express Cardholders

                  November hosts Small Business Saturday! Never heard of it? Me either. But apparently in honor of the day which is dedicated to small businesses on the busiest shopping weekend of the year the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is urging consumers to support the day and attempting to spread awareness. “For the second year in a row, American Express OPEN has ... Read More »

                    Rapid Advance – Watch List

                    The following information appears only because this entity has hit my radar and has raised a concern and I do not want to lose this information. I’m keeping it handy in case issues appear in the future. Steve Notes If anyone has any positive or negative comments to share about this company, please post them in the comments section below. ... Read More »

                      Telemarketing News & Utah Telemarketing Warning

                      A couple of telemarketing stories to report today. Telemarketing in Utah I was having a chat with the State of Utah today and they wanted to share important news with any debt relief company that does business over the phone with residents in Utah. Apparently telemarketers talking to Utah residents need to file to become a registered telemarketer. You can ... Read More »

                        Summit Legal Group, Attorney William O’Toole, Suspended Says Florida Bar

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                        The Florida Bar announced again that Boca Raton attorney William O’Toole of Summit Legal Group has been suspended. O’Tooles home loan modification and foreclosure business are said to have caused “great public harm.” William Timothy O’Toole, 1489 W. Palmetto Park Road, Suite 494, Boca Raton, suspended until further order, following a July 25 court order. (Admitted to practice: 1992) O’Toole ... Read More »

                          How Much Christian Debt Relief is Too Much Christian Debt Relief?

                          A reader and tipster (send in your tips here) directed my attention to a press release sent out last Friday by Nationwide Debt Reduction. – Source The press release directs readers to the website for nationwidedr.com. That’s where I found the marketing and information I’m going to talk about below. Once you land on the home page of Nationwide Debt ... Read More »

                            LVNV Funding and Resurgent Capital Services Lose Ability to Collect from Maryland Residents

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                            According to a tip a reader sent in after noticing a mention of this issue from CollectionsCreditRisk.com the following State of Maryland press release was found. Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation Suspends Collection Agency Licenses of LVNV Funding, LLC and Resurgent Capital Services BALTIMORE, MD (October 28, 2011) – The Maryland Department of Labor’s (DLLR) Office of Financial Regulation (FinReg) ... Read More »

                              Bank Of America Backs Off $5 Debit Card Fees After Anti-Fee Petition Skyrockets

                              Tell Bank Of America No Debit Card Fees

                              Just one month ago I wrote about the implementation of debit card fees coming into play for big banks such as Chase, Wells Fargo and most notably Bank of America. Due to the change in a new government regulation that caps what banks can charge merchants for debit transactions they announced plans to implement a monthly debit card fee to ... Read More »

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