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Consumer Car Loan at ConsumerCarLoan.com Looks Like a Scam

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A consumer recently asked if Consumer Car Loan at consumer car loan.com is a scam. Specifically they said, “Has anyone experience with the online company Consumer Car Loans. com? Is this a scam. I am looking for a car loan, for low credit rating. http://www.consumercarloan.com/” So I took a quick look and here is what I found. ConsumerCarLoan.com Domain The ... Read More »

    Trinity Financial Debt Reduction and Good Shepherd Debt Relief – Consumer Complaint

    Credit Card Debt Settlement | Debt Consolidation – Trinity Financial Mission (20110719)

    Date This Problem Happened: September 15, 2010 State You Live in: Michigan Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $6,000 Company Name: Good Shepherd / Trinity Financial Company Address: Website of Company: TrinityFinancialMission.org Consumer Statement: My husband and I were scammed by Trinity Financial Debt Reduction and Good Shepherd Debt Relief. We paid $400/mo. for 15 months and were ... Read More »

      American Credit Group – Consumer Complaint

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      Date This Problem Happened: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 State You Live in: Virginia Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $1,800 Company Name: American Credit Group Company Address: PO Box 26640 San Diego, California 92196 866-939-9990 Website of Company: americancreditgroup.com Consumer Statement: This has been one of the worst situations I have been in recently. I reached out to ... Read More »

        DeWitt Lending Center – Advanced Fee Loan Scam Alert

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        The following information appears as a scam warning for consumers to avoid. The BBB of the Mid-South is warning consumers about an advance fee loan scam operating with a Memphis address. Dewitt Lending Center offers a personal loan with one stipulation – the customer must pay an up-front fee in order to receive the loan. Dewitt Lending Center has a ... Read More »

          msnbcnewsonchan14.com – Scam Alert

          The following information appears as a scam warning for consumers to avoid. Steve Notes The msnbcnewsonchan14.com website is a spam site that uses false testimonials and statements to try to sell some opportunity. Similar website have been used to push other products or services. As an example, see this story about QuiBids. The Pitch Spam emails are being sent out ... Read More »

            Real Timeshare Marketing Executive Facing 25 Years Behind Bars. – Mugshot

            Jennifer Kirk

            Jennifer Kirk, 31, formerly of Lake Worth Florida has pled guilty to fraud as part of her scam to defraud consumers with promises she could resell their timeshares. Kirk faces up to 25 years in prison for the activities her company, Real Timeshare Marketing engaged in. “I’m glad she’s getting what she deserved,” said former customer Millie Pimentel of Middletown, ... Read More »

              Former Escort Madam Busted For Screwing Investors

              Michelle Braun

              A tipster (send in your tips here) sent in the following story. Thanks tipster (send in your tips here)s. Former Hollywood, California madam, Michelle Braun was just arrested and charged with operating a boiler room in Florida to sell a stock fraud product to consumers. The Sun Sentinel says Braun is still on three years probation for her high-class California ... Read More »

                Jeremy Johnson Nabbed With Pockets of Cash and One-Way Ticket

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                Jeremy Johnson, the guy nailed by the FTC for deceptive marketing of government grants and other business opportunities, was recently picked up by the Feds as he was attempting to “flee” the country. Well, his version is slightly different, he was just taking a casual one-way trip to Costa Rica where he had relocated his wife and kids after his ... Read More »

                  Legal Helpers – Consumer Complaint

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                  Date This Problem Happened: October 10, 2010 State You Live in: North Carolina Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $1,700 Company Name: Legal Helpers Company Address: 1834 E. BASELINE RD. SUITE 102 WILLIS TOWER, Chicago, IL Website of Company: Consumer Statement: Legal Helpers were suppose to settle a credit card debt I have with Citi Bank. After several ... Read More »

                    Ameristate United Financial – BBB Issues Warning

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                    A reader and tipster (send in your tips here) alerted me to this recent warning posted by the BBB regarding Ameristate United Financial or 99 Monroe Ave, NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. The BBB says: ““Calls and complaints to the regional BBB will at least have the latest information and an“F” report on this never-ending loan scam” claimed BBB president ... Read More »

                      Jeremy Johnson Denied Funds to Support a “Fiscally Irresponsible Lifestyle.”

                      Jeremy Johnson, a guy I’ve written about before, has just had his request for funds, from frozen accounts, released so he could make his mortgage payments. Johnson, who was arrested on June 11 while he was changing planes on his trip back to Costa Rica, will now have to possibly face the loss of his home and other assets from ... Read More »

                        Innovative Wealth Builders – Consumer Complaint 6-22-2011

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                        Date This Problem Happened: March 19, 2012 State You Live in: Alaska Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $2,195 Company Name: Innovative Wealth Builders Company Address: 28059 US Highway 19 North Suite 300, Clearwater, FL 33761 Website of Company: innovativewealthbuilders.net Consumer Statement: Attempted to cancel and after investigation my credit card company sided with them and charged me ... Read More »

                          Precept Financial Solutions – Consumer Complaint

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                          Date This Problem Happened: Sunday, July 8, 2007 State You Live in: Texas Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $3,400 Company Name: Precept Financial Solutions Company Address: 12225 Greenville Avenue, Suite 300, Dallas, Tx 75243 Website of Company: http://www.preceptfinancial.com Consumer Statement: Precept Financial offered to negotiate settlement terms on our behalf. They instructed us to pay them money ... Read More »

                            Real Wealth & Lance Murkin, Work At Home Scammers Told to Pay Millions to FTC

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                            Real Wealth, Inc. and its owner, Lance Murkin were told to to pay $10.4 million, the full amount of harm caused to thousands of consumers nationwide who were victimized by the Defendants’ work-at-home and grant scams. The Court also banned Real Wealth and Murkin from marketing or selling work-at-home or grant-related products, and from assisting others in doing so. The ... Read More »

                              Housing & Economic Recovery Program PL 110-289 Mailer – Scam

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                              A tipster (send in your tips here) has just sent in a new mailer that is labeled Housing & Economic Recovery Program (PL 110-289). It turns out this is just the latest version of a similar mailer I covered before in my story Deceptive Mailer – Housing & Economic Recovery Program (PL 110-289. Inside the mailer it gives a web ... Read More »

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