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Ripped Off and Scammed in Death


The story of a Missouri grave monument company caught my eye. It appears Standard Monument Company sold grave markers and monuments but, well, forgot to actually deliver them. That would be horrible enough but the company, and owner Jeffery Thomure have been down this road before. In 2006, Thomure was slapped with a permanent injunction for the very same thing. ... Read More »

    FBI Unravels Twenty Year A&M Investments Scam


    For 20 years Monroe Beachy of Sugarcreek, Ohio has represented himself to as his company, A&M Investments, to investors as a safe and secure investment option. He has supposedly told investors that his company that he would invest their money in Ginnie Mae Bond Funds (mortgage-backed security issued by the Government National Mortgage Association) and secure a positive rate of ... Read More »

      Fort Wayne, Indiana BBB Warns Of “Secret Shopper” Scam

      Last week the Fort Wayne, Indiana BBB issued a warning of a scam affecting Engle Road’s Hilton Downtown and National Tube Form. Across the country people are receiving letters telling them they’ve been chosen as a Secret Shopper to complete a survey. A check of between $1,900 to $7,000 from National Tube Form is enclosed in the letter and “shoppers” ... Read More »

        Craigslist Scammer Targeting Renters In Need Of Housing

        It was only a matter of time before a new Craigslist scam hit the news stands. This time police in Cedar Rapids, Iowa are dealing with a handful of complaints and reports since the spring of 2011 with a fraudster advertising a rental property to prospective renters on Personally, I’ve always been wary of But that’s probably because ... Read More »

          Debt Resolution Group & Next Generation Debt Settlement – Consumer Complaint 9-18-2011

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          Date This Problem Happened: December 29, 2011 State You Live in: California Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $1,900 Company Name: Debt Resolution Group Company Address: Website of Company: Consumer Statement: I received a phone call in December about how this company can assist me with getting rid of my debt because they can pay it off ... Read More »

            Nationwide Financial Consulting – Consumer Complaint – 9-16-2011

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            Date This Problem Happened: July 14, 2011 State You Live in: California Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $2,000 Company Name: Nationwide Financial Consulting Company Address: 4952 Warner Ave Suite 100 Huntington Beach Huntington Beach, California 92649 Website of Company: None Consumer Statement: I have been scam four times. Thank you, I was almost scam the fifth times. ... Read More »

              Attorney Debt Solutions and Bankruptcy Law Group – Consumer Complaint 9-16-2011

              Bankruptcy Law Group

              Date This Problem Happened: December 31, 2008 State You Live in: California Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $6,500 Company Name: Attorney Debt Solutions, PC but changed name is now Bankruptcy Law Group. Company Address: 25 Cadillac Dr, #200 Sacramento, CA 95825 Website of Company: and now references Consumer Statement: Steve, This is the company who ... Read More »

                State Law Group – Consumer Complaint 9-15-2011

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                Date This Problem Happened: September 9, 2011 State You Live in: New York Age Range: 66+ Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: State Law Group Company Address: 3187 RED HILL AVE SUITE 230 COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA 92626 Website of Company: Consumer Statement: I WAS SENT A FLYER HEADLINED FROM MY BANK. THOUGHT IT WAS A REAL DEAL. I ... Read More »

                  Harper and White – Consumer Complaint 9-15-2011

                  Date This Problem Happened: July 31, 2011 State You Live in: New York Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Harper and White Company Address: PO Box 158 Ridgewood N.J. 07450-0158 540 Ravine Court N.J. 07450 wyckoff , N.J. 07450 Website of Company: Consumer Statement: I think I am being scammed by Harper and White PO ... Read More »

                    Pet Lovers Beware! SFO Warns Of Pet Scam E-mails

                    Officials at the San Fransicisco International Airport (SFO) have issued a scam warning about an e-mail going around offering to sell or ship pets from foreign countries to the U.S. through SFO. E-mails are coming from the e-mail address: [email protected] (Really… a account? REALLY?) The e-mails are saying they are from airport’s “Pet Department” and/or “Pet Care and Vaccination ... Read More »

                      Multimillion-Dollar Medicaid Fraud Settled With $150 Million

                      Richard West, a New Jersey resident and Vietnam veteran suffering from muscular dystrophy, relies on Medicaid benefits to pay his medical bills. During a visit to his dentist he was told that his benefits has maxed out. Shortly after he said his services were being cut back and he wasn’t receiving the care he needed due to the max in ... Read More »

                        Grandparent Scam Strikes Again

                        Put yourself in the shoes of a caring Grandmother. Let’s say one day you receive a call from your grandson telling you they’ve been in an accident and are being held in jail in the Dominican Republic. They want you to keep their little debacle a secret but they need you to wire money to them ASAP to get them ... Read More »

                          Jersey Residents Targeted By Payment Security Administration Flood Scam

                          “Tornadoes, earthquakes and hurricanes, oh my!” Since April the East Coast has been hit with a handful of natural disasters that have left many at a loss when homes and personal items have been ruined if not destroyed. The natural disasters have left many scared, lost and vulnerable. Which are three characteristics scammers prey upon. Enter stage left: Financial Recovery ... Read More »

                            Mepco May Have Been In On US Fidelis’ Scheme The Entire Time

                            Earlier, in June of this year, we wrote about how the Atkinson brothers behind US Fidelis were handed indictments for felony charges including unlawful merchandising practices, stealing, and insurance fraud. The Atkinson’s sold vehicle repair coverage to consumers but according to the indictments allegedly kept refunds due to clients, charged excess fees not stated in contracts and told clients they ... Read More »

                              September 11th Con Artist Owes $3 Million For Fraud

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                              In 2008, Mario Mastellone of New Jersey was convicted after defrauding the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. He was found liable September, 12 2011 (ten years and one day after the 9/11 attacks) to the United Staes for more than $3 million in treble damages and civil penalties. – Source. The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund was established to help ... Read More »

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