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Bay View Law Group – Consumer Complaint – 11-9-2011

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Date This Problem Happened: February 15, 2011 State You Live in: Minnesota Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $4,500 Company Name: Bay View Law Group Company Address: 7668 Warren Pkwy Suite 315 Frisco, TX 75034 Company Telephone Number: 800-841-0343 Website of Company: BayViewLawGroup.com Consumer Statement: Went with Bay View Law Group to help us get out ... Read More »

    Second Wave of Foreclosures Has Begun. Option ARM Mortgages to Explode.

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    The number of people falling behind on their mortgages increased over the last quarter for the first time since 2009, according to a new report by the credit bureau TransUnion. And while the news surprised many people, it came as no surprise at all to some mortgage experts, who have known for years that a wave of wildly risky mortgages ... Read More »

      Do You Live in MO, IL, or KS and Have Been Scammed by a Debt Relief Company?

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      I received a request from Anisa Sharif from Personal Credit Solution. She asked that I pass along a message to consumers who may have been “scammed” by a debt settlement, credit counseling, or debt relief company and who live in Missouri, Illinois, or Kansas. Personal Credit Solution is working with a local news channel on a story and the television ... Read More »

        Manchester Capital Trust – Consumer Complaint – 11-9-2011

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        Date This Problem Happened: November 7, 2011 State You Live in: Washington Race/Ethnicity: Other Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Manchester Trust Company Address: 1350 Aveu of the Americas New York, NY Company Telephone Number: 855-887-3890 Website of Company: ManchesterCapitalTrust.com Consumer Statement: Not quite yet… good thing I bing searched Manchester Capital Trust. I saw the ... Read More »

          Supreme Adventures / James Coleman – Consumer Complaint – 11-9-2011

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          Date This Problem Happened: November 8, 2011 State You Live in: Washington Race/Ethnicity: Other Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Supreme Adventures – James Coleman Company Address: 1 Federal Plaza New York, NY Company Telephone Number: 440-709-6145 Website of Company: supreme adventures.com Consumer Statement: James Coleman had called from Supreme Adventures, saying I had won 2nd ... Read More »

            Utah Not Happy With Morgan Drexen Press Release About Licensing

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            On October 26, 2011 Morgan Drexen sent out a press release titled “Success for Morgan Drexen as Utah Confirms Compliance.” Following the release I made an inquiry with the State of Utah at the request of a reader who had a question about the information in the release. Let me sum up the State of Utah response as not good ... Read More »

              Were You Foreclosed on in 2009 or 2010? If So You Might Be Due Some Money.

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              The Federal Reserve announced recently that there is a new program available that consumers who were foreclosed on in 2009 and 2010 can use to get a free review of their situation and may receive money for the harm they suffered. The Federal Reserve Says The Federal Reserve Board on Tuesday announced that borrowers who believe they were financially harmed ... Read More »

                FTC Settles Charges Against Children’s Social Media Network After Collecting Personal Information Without Parental Consent

                The operator of SkidEKids.com has settled charges from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after collecting children’s information without parental consent. The website, SkidEKids.com, has been marketed and advertised as a website similar to Facebook or Myspace but for children, providing for them a safe and educational place on the internet. According to the FTC, Skid-e-kids is a social networking site ... Read More »

                  Advanced Fee Loan Scams Appear to Flourish

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                  A reader just submitted a scam report on a company called Manchester Capital Trust. The consumer noticed that there were some similarities between the website of Manchester Capital Trust and a previously uncovered advanced fee loan scam site of Bellview Financial Group. The submitter is correct. The two sites did use a substantial amount of the same text on the ... Read More »

                    Manchester Capital Trust – Consumer Complaint – 11-8-2011

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                    Date This Problem Happened: November 1, 2011 State You Live in: Vermont Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Manchester Capital Trust Company Address: 1350 Avenue of the Americas New York, New York 10019 Company Telephone Number: 855-887-3890 Website of Company: manchestercapitaltrust.com Consumer Statement: I was nearly scammed but I think the site is a ... Read More »

                      Novawave Financial Solutions – Consumer Complaint – 11-7-2011

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                      Date This Problem Happened: September 20, 2011 State You Live in: Virginia Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 66+ Total Amount of Fee Paid: $3,500 Company Name: Novawave Financial Solutions Company Address: 1200 Brickell Avenue Suite 1880 Miami, Florida 33131 Company Telephone Number: 800-354-8231 Website of Company: novawavesolutions.com Consumer Statement: Received a call from Novawave Financial Solutions telling me I could get ... Read More »

                        New Mark Guimond Book Out. Billion Dollar Chump Change.

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                        For those of you that may know Mark Guimond, the guy from the old AADMO days, you’d know he’s one person that knows his way around Washington. Guimond has just released a new book titled “Billion Dollar Chump Change” in an effort to easily identify budget cuts that could be made for common-sense fiscal reductions that can save up to ... Read More »

                          I’m a British Citizen But Considering Insolvency in Hong Kong. – Anon

                          “Dear Jon, British citizen currently living and working in Hong Kong with large debts and now unable to pay them all back. Decided to leave and move back to the England as can no longer afford to pay the rent etc. Have resigned from my job also. I am applying to obtain my pension fund (MPF) before leaving Hong Kong ... Read More »

                            Credit Counseling Industry Accused in Potential Historic Turning Point Lawsuit

                            A lawsuit I’ve been following since it became publicly available back in the middle of October has become a major milestone in what could spell the death of credit counseling as we know it I first learned of this case about six months ago when it was developing but I’d not written anything about it at that time. In fact ... Read More »

                              Vortex Debt Group – Consumer Complaint – 11-6-2011

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                              Date This Problem Happened: September 14, 2011 State You Live in: Ontario, Canada Race/Ethnicity: Alaska Native Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $1,400 Company Name: Vortex Debt Group Company Address: 3280 SUNTREE BLVD, SUITE 101 MRLBOURNE, FLORIDA 32940-7540 Company Telephone Number: 866-558-3503 Website of Company: vortexdebtgroup.com Consumer Statement: VORTEX PHONE MY HOME IN DECEMBER 2010, THEY DO DEBT ... Read More »

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