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Lloyd Ward & Associates – Consumer Complaint – 10-18-2011

LloydWardLawFirm.com

Date This Problem Happened: February 24, 2010 State You Live in: New Jersey Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Lloyd Ward & Associates Company Address: 12655 North Central Expressway Ste. 800 Dallas, TX 75243 Website of Company: bestdebtoptions.com (Not currently online.) lloydwardlawfirm.com (From customer service email address.) Consumer Statement: My name is Eli, and around Febuary ... Read More »

    J. Hass Group – American Debt Settlement Group – Consumer Complaint – 10-15-2011

    JHassGroup.com

    Date This Problem Happened: September 30, 2011 State You Live in: Indiana Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $3,493.98 Company Name: J. Hass Group American Debt Settlement Group Company Address: 7580 E Gray Rd Suite 204 Scottsdale, Arizona 85260 Website of Company: JHassGroup.com Consumer Statement: The debt settlement company and I signed a contract and I held up ... Read More »

      Progressive Debt Relief – Consumer Complaint 10-13-2011

      ProgressiveDebtRelief.com

      Date This Problem Happened: May 1, 2011 State You Live in: TX Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $912.38 Company Name: Progressive Debt Relief, LLC Company Address: 5703 Red Bug Lake Rd # 283 Winter Springs, FL 32708-4969 Website of Company: progressiverelief.com Consumer Statement: I used progressive Debt Relief to consoildate my Payday Loans.They promise to save me ... Read More »

        American Mediation – Jared Allen – Consumer Complaint 10-12-2011

        Ready to Collapse

        Date This Problem Happened: January 4, 2010 State You Live in: Illinois Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $310 Company Name: American Mediation / Jared Allen Company Address: 1 South 132 Summit Dr. Suite 202B Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 Website of Company: americanmediation.com Consumer Statement: I was in the middle of being sued when I got this advertisement ... Read More »

          Real Estate Law Center, PC – Consumer Complaint – 10-11-2011

          tortinfo.com

          Date This Problem Happened: October 11, 2011 State You Live in: Nevada Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Real Estate Law Center, PC Company Address: 30 N Raymond Ave #PH Pasadena, CA 91103 Website of Company: tortinfo.com Consumer Statement: I’ve received two 1012-R forms from “The Real Estate Law Center PC” at 30 N Raymond Ave. ... Read More »

            My Home Owners Advocate HOLAM – Consumer Complaint 10-10-2011

            MyHomeownersAdvocate.com

            Date This Problem Happened: October 10, 2011 State You Live in: California Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $3,995 Company Name: My Home Owners Advocate Company Address: 5935 Cornerstone Court Suite 250 San Diego, California 92121 Website of Company: HomeownersAdvocate.com Consumer Statement: I paid My home owners advocate $3995.00 they then turned me over to HOALM, we corresponded ... Read More »

              True Cradle Robbers – Stealing Credit From The Cradle

              It’s often not a parent’s first thought to check the credit report of their minor child, however, it may now become a necessity. Not because a child may fraudulently be using credit without their parents’ knowledge but because scammers may have stolen their unused Social Security number and identity. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) put out a warning last week ... Read More »

                United Law Group – Consumer Complaint 10-6-2011

                Ready to Collapse

                Date This Problem Happened: May 5, 2009 State You Live in: California Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $5,300 Company Name: United Law Group Company Address: 2525 Campus Drive Irvine, CA 92612 Website of Company: unitedlawgroup.com Consumer Statement: We were told we would be getting a loan modification on the first and second loan we had with B ... Read More »

                  Modification Department – Authorization Status Mailer – Beware

                  Modification Department Homeowners Assistance Program

                  Reports are trickling in about a new letter being mailed to homeowners promising mortgage modification relief. Beware. This letter has all the hallmarks of having a high scam potential. I’ve labeled the area that concern me in the image below. A – Hard to see but it is an official looking eagle. Probably intended to look like government document. B ... Read More »

                    Amanda Miller’s Rant On Scammers

                    I don’t understand why people scam people. I don’t understand why people defraud companies. It just doesn’t make much sense to me. Can’t we all just be honest? And hug it out? With a heavy sigh I bring to you today the report of Dinesh Sethi who pled guilty in federal court on September 22, 2011 to one count of ... Read More »

                      Where’s The Best Place To Get Information To Scam Financial Aid? Jail Of Course!

                      Student Loan Fraud Is Stupid A former inmate at Leath, Correctional Institution in South Carolina, Michelle Owens, was sentenced on September 28, 2011 for violations of federal student financial aid and mail fraud. Let me start this article off with a small tidbit of information for all of you scamming or thinking about scamming federal student financial aid – don’t. ... Read More »

                        Are Unemployed Computer Programmers Hacking Your Bank Account?

                        The term “white collar criminals” always sounded so fancy to me. You know? There’s something that just sounds glamourous about it. But fact of the matter is, there’s nothing glamorous about it – it’s just the same low life scam… in a pretty shirt. Apparently Australia is seeing a surge in white collar crimes due to the world wide financial ... Read More »

                          The “King of Infomercials” Found Dead Days Before Fraud Trial

                          The “King of Infomercials”, Don Lapre, was found dead in his Arizona jail cell early Sunday October 2, 2011. Lapre was known for being an early morning television infomercialist (is that a word? It is now) selling a product called “The Greatest Vitamin in the World.” The vitamins were a big scam and Lapre was facing 41 counts of conspiracy, ... Read More »

                            Fake Debt Collectors Rip Off Thousands

                            Recently two New York residents, Timothy Arent and Neil Wieczkowski, were convicted of mail fraud and tax evasion for their roles in a debt collection scheme. From October 2006 through October 2009, Arent and Wieczkowski engaged in a fraudulent debt collection scheme. The two illegally purchased debtor information from two former employees of a Buffalo debt collection business and used ... Read More »

                              It’s Been A Year Since The TSR – What’s Changed With Debt Settlement?

                              A year ago this month the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) barred debt settlement companies that used telemarketing from accepting up-front fees. Although it’s been an entire year since this change we are still see companies trying sneak in those up-front fees with businesses trying to exploit loopholes. The whole purpose of the Telemarketing Sales Ruling was to help consumers from ... Read More »

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