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Readers and tipster (send in your tips here)s are reporting that the website has led them to become victims of the advanced fee loan scam offered by Bellview Financial Group. The website appears to be targeted towards U.S. residents but it is really an international scam. The web server is located in Panama so all the components ... Read More »

    Bellview Financial Group – Consumer Complaint

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    Date This Problem Happened: May 10, 2011 State You Live in: Alaska Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $6,000 Company Name: Bellview Financial Group Company Address: 1192 Hansen Road, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54304 Website of Company: Consumer Statement: I too was scammed by Bellview Financial Group. I was told that I could get a $42,000 loan; all ... Read More »

      Get Rich Quick in Real Estate Promoter Sentenced to 11 Years in Federal Prison


      In April, 2011 I wrote about Eric Farrington who was a get rich in real estate “self-made millionaire.” At the time he was selling courses and seminars about how to get rich in real estate. Well Farrington, who proclaimed he had 25 years of experience as a motivational speaker, just got about half of that time to spend in a ... Read More »

        SCAM ALERT: Avoid CNBC7 News Work at Home Email Pitch


        I just received the following scam email. hi , I just wanted to share this opportunity with you, I’ve been making 200-300 dollars a day and I started only a week ago. Check out this news article and it will show you how to get started, it’s definitely easy enough for you :)! The link takes you to a ... Read More »

 Website Review

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          I stumbled upon a new couponing site this week: I decided to review this site to show what not to look for with couponing websites. The website has a clean cut and attractive design which automatically gains trust of a user. You are asked to input your first and last name along with your e-mail address and zip ... Read More »

            FTC Proves EDebitPay, Dale Cleveland and William Wilson are Crazy to Think That Would Fly

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            In 2008 the FTC went after EDebitPay, Dale Cleveland and William Wilson charging that they made unauthorized debits from consumers’ bank accounts and deceptively marketed prepaid debit cards and short-term loans. The settlement order permanently barred them from making future misrepresentations or unauthorized debits. But flash forward to more recent days when the crew was marketing a “$10,000″ credit line” ... Read More »

              Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2011 Mailer – It’s Total BS

              Thanks to some pretty awesome tipster (send in your tips here)s the flood of fake, misleading and deceptive mailers has been coming in fast. The latest is the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2011 mailer that tells consumers they need a Forensic Mitigation Program. For those of us who deal with the consumers and debt even the ... Read More »

                FTC Returns Full Refunds to Home Assure Foreclosure Rescue Scam Victims

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                An administrator working for the Federal Trade Commission has mailed 1,410 refund checks to consumers allegedly defrauded by Home Assure LLC, a so-called mortgage foreclosure rescue service. The FTC alleged that the company charged consumers an up-front fee and falsely claimed its special relationships with lenders would enable it to get favorable loan modifications or stop foreclosure. A settlement order ... Read More »

                  Kirkland Young & Attorney Aid Companies Pay 2.2 Million and Banned from Mortgage Relief Business

                  Under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, two companies and three individuals are banned from the mortgage relief services business and must relinquish $2.2 million in assets for consumer refunds. The action is part of the FTC’s ongoing effort to stop scams that target financially strapped homeowners seeking mortgage relief. In November 2009, the FTC alleged that Kirkland Young ... Read More »

                    Door Slams Shut on Timeshare Resale Scam by FTC

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                    At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a federal district court has issued a temporary restraining order against a Florida-based telemarketing scheme that allegedly tricked timeshare owners who sought to sell their timeshare properties. VACATION PROPERTY SERVICES, INC.; VACATION PROPERTY SELLERS, INC. d/b/a Timeshare Experts; HIGHER LEVEL MARKETING, INC. d/b/a Vacation Property Services; ALBERT M. WILSON; DAVID S. TAYLOR and FRANK ... Read More »

                      FTC Kicks It Up a Notch Against Scams That Target Financially-Strapped Consumers

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                      The Federal Trade Commission today stepped up its ongoing campaign against scammers who falsely promise guaranteed jobs and opportunities to “be your own boss” to consumers who are struggling with unemployment and diminished incomes as a consequence of the economic downturn. “Operation Empty Promises,” a multi-agency law enforcement initiative today announced more than 90 enforcement actions, including three new FTC ... Read More »

                        Active Duty Soldiers Harassed For Debts With Threats Of Family Being Arrested

                        photo © 2007 The U.S. Army | more info (via: Wylio)I would like to preface this next news story with my exact facial expression. I encourage you join me. Please, if you would, raise your eyebrows, drop your jaw about an inch and let the fire rage in your eyes when you read about this latest fraud find. Stephanie Lowinger, ... Read More »

                          Nearly $700,000 and 27 Months Jail Due From Texas Energy Company Bookkeeper for Embezzlement

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                          More than $659,000 was embezzled by Constance Bexley Iwanski, a Texas energy company bookkeeper. Iwanski will face up to 27 months in federal prison and be required to pay the company their money back. Iwanski had been with the company for 31 years and had been solely in charge of the books for 17 years. Between December 2002 and December ... Read More »

                            Dubious Fax From The National Employee Benefits Group Sent to Avoid Mortgage Trouble

                            A tipster (send in your tips here) sent in the following unsolicited fax they received from The National Employee Benefits Group (NEBG). The fax lists 202-403-0515 and 888-341-8999. Interestingly that toll-free number is listed as the contact number for United Employee Benefits Group in Nevada as well as NEBG on their fax. – Source, Source The fax claims to offer ... Read More »

                              Credit Mastery Challenge Sends Out Crazy Email Promising to Wipe Credit File Clean


                              For those of us familiar with the debt and credit world. One of the things to avoid is anything that involves pre-paid services for credit repair services. That’s why when the following email was sent to me by a tipster (send in your tips here) I was shocked. Someone is going to fall for this load of bull but don’t ... Read More »

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