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American Idol Contestent Busted for Felony Identity Theft

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According to TMZ, former American Idol contestant Chikezie Eze was just busted by Beverly Hills Police for using a stolen credit card to attempt to buy some cologne at Neiman Marcus. According to Chikezie it is all a misunderstanding but the Beverly Hills Police don’t seem to see it that way. Chikezie is out on $50,000 bail. I wonder how ... Read More »

    eBay Motors Redirect Scam Makes it Easy For Users to be Taken

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    A very interesting video was recently posted which shows how clever scammers have become in being about to capture eBay user information and bids that could result in someone winning a vehicle auction and sending their money to a scammer. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Read More »

      United Law Group Attorney – Pissed Off.

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      Press release from United Law Group today that handles debt settlement cases, among others. You would think that if United Law Group was a stickler for details and keeping records they’d recognize the reporter was Paul Elias, not Paul Alias. Refuting assertions that United Law Group is ‘either unscrupulous or incompetent’, the firm’s senior managing attorney Robert Buscho released documents ... Read More »

        DebtManagementGuys.com WTF Dudes!

        What is it with debt settlement companies? They often say the dumbest things. This nugget comes from a press release by the DebtManagementGuys.com and Michael Hart. This reason is offered up why debt settlement is such an attractive business opportunity. As of October 17,2005 all Americans seeking bankruptcy must complete a credit counseling program. The problem with this is that ... Read More »

          The Most Ridiculous Debt Settlement Quote of the Day.

          Oh I tried so hard to let this quote just drift past me, but I confess, I just can’t. In a press release sent out by The Association of Settlement Companies (TASC) today, (source) the executive director of TASC, Dave Leuthold, is quoted as saying: “Consumers wrestling with their ability to pay their credit card debt often can be best ... Read More »

            Debt Settlement Programs Fail to Reduce Debt in Most Cases, Negatively Affects Credit Ratings, and Leads to Increased Lawsuits and Collection Activities by Creditors

            In an announcement by the Attorney General of Alabama, Troy King, he disclosed the results of his investigation into debt settlement practices that resulted in the permanent shutdown of a large attorney run debt settlement company in Alabama but serviced by Tim McCallan’s company, Americorp in New York.. Some of the discoveries as part of his investigation found: It is ... Read More »

              Debt Resolution Plan from the Responsible Debt Relief Institute

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              Much fanfare is being made about the new Debt Resolution Plan developed by Robert Manning and his Responsible Debt Relief Institute. The Debt Resolution Plan is being promoted saying it “provides consumers and financial institutions an independent, transparent, fair and quantifiable way to assess consumers’ ability to repay their debts without the stress of unrealistic collection demands or the legal ... Read More »

                81,312 Foreclosures in September. More Than Just a Number.

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                Well the September foreclosure figures are out from RealtyTrac. And while we can look at the big, really big number and compare it to foreclosures a year ago that does not give a real understanding of the fear and loss experienced by over 81,000 families that month. Maybe there is some hope headed down the road for homeowners that will ... Read More »

                  Black ministers unite to save souls for the polls – Florida Times-Union

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                  Black ministers unite to save souls for the polls Florida Times-Union, FL - 2 hours ago Gundy was so concerned about the number of people faced with losing their homes that he started " Get Out of Debt " classes. Roosevelt Royals, an usher for ... Read More »

                    Tractor Parts Scam Executed by Man Under Arrest for Previous Scam

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                    A Pennsylvania man is in the Westmoreland County Prison after being charged in a tractor parts scam. William Charles Stevenson, 40, of 424 Hill St., was arrested Friday and charged with 42 counts of theft by deception and 45 counts of receiving stolen property. NBV police Sgt. Howard Rider said police executed a search warrant at Stevenson’s home and found ... Read More »

                      Forensic Loan Audits and Foreclosure Rescue Companies are a Scam Says California Attorney General

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                      Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined the California Department of Real Estate (DRE) and the State Bar of California in warning Californians to avoid forensic loan audits, the loan-modification industry’s latest “phony foreclosure-relief service,” in which homeowners pay up-front fees for a forensic review of their lender’s practices, but are provided no actual foreclosure relief. “Forensic loan audits ... Read More »

                        Couple Scams Nuns for $800,000 and Spends it Gambling

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                        A Chicago man who along with his wife scammed more than $1 million from monasteries and religious groups was sentenced Friday to 39 months in federal prison. Edward Bosire, 40, and his wife, Angela Martin-Mulu, 36, posed as siblings who had fled political oppression in Africa, were in the United States illegally, and needed money for medical bills and other ... Read More »

                          Debt Counselors of America, the Real Debt Counselors of America

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                          During the past week I discovered a new company in New York has registered a debt settlement company using the name of the non-profit group I founded in 1994, Debt Counselors of America. We later changed the name from Debt Counselors of America to Myvesta because I was amazed how many people can’t spell either debt or counselors. During the ... Read More »

                            The Credit Crunch Explained in Simple Terms

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                            How consumers see the credit crunch: “I’m screwed.” How creditors and banks see the credit crunch: “We’re screwed.” Read More »

                              Interesting Scam to Get People You Know to Get You on the Front Page of Google

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                              The scam: Kathy, a We’ve Got Your Back reader, called to let us know about a strange little robocall she received that was a scam or a new example of scareware. It shows that e-scammers are going to roll with technology to find new opportunities to get in your bank account. How it works: Kathy’s automated caller encouraged her to ... Read More »

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