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Heartless Criminal Activity In Foreclosure-Related Scam

Last week a man whom operated a foreclosure-rescue scam agreed to plead guilty after collecting $1.6 million from 1,100 distressed homeowners. The man, Frederic Alan Gladle, of Austin, Texas, ran his scam in Los Angeles and elsewhere where he falsely promised the owners of more than a thousand distressed properties that they could indefinitely postpone foreclosure sales. Gladle was charged ... Read More »

    It’s A Hard Knock Life For Mortgage Fraudsters

    For my generation the term “Hard Knocks” cannot be mentioned without the memorable image and sound of Jay-Z’s “ghetto anthem” rendition of “It’s A Hard Knock Life” from the play Annie. My personal favorite lyric and image from the infamous song being: “I’m from the school of the hard knocks, we must not let outsiders violate our blocks.” You see, ... Read More »

      To Catch A Financial Predator

      Yesterday it was announced in Illinois that Edward Lynn Moskop was sentenced to the maximum statutory penalties of 240 months in prison for mail fraud and 120 months for money laundering. This 360 month (30 year sentence) sentence is to be served concurrently followed by three years supervised release after. The sentence follows Moskop’s guilty plea to the two count ... Read More »

        U.S. Federal Stimulus Package – Consumer Complaint – 12-14-2011

        Date This Problem Happened: December 5, 2011 State You Live in: North Carolina Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 877-259-8189 Website of Company: Consumer Statement: it is a pink mailer – it looks official, as if from a NC government office and it has an eagle as part of ... Read More »

          Freedom Debt Relief – Consumer Complaint – 12-14-2011

          Debt Relief Programs & Solutions (20111214)

          Date This Problem Happened: November 15, 2011 State You Live in: Florida Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Freedom Debt Relief Company Address: 1875 S. Grant St. Suite #400 San Mateo, Ca 94402 Company Telephone Number: 800-655-6303 Website of Company: FreedomDebtRelief.com Consumer Statement: I was originally told that my debt was settled and in ... Read More »

            New Life Financial – Consumer Complaint – 12-13-2011

            New Life Financial (20111213)

            Date This Problem Happened: May 27, 2011 State You Live in: California Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $10,000 Company Name: New Life Financial Company Address: PO Box 595 N. Hollywood, CA 91603 Company Telephone Number: 855-756-2444 Website of Company: NewLifeConsultants.com Consumer Statement: I was contacted by New Life Financial (Consultants) in April 2011, was told ... Read More »

              Direct Funding Service – Consumer Complaint – 12-12-2011

              DirectFundingService (20111212)

              Date This Problem Happened: November 18, 2011 State You Live in: Rhode Island Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $30 Company Name: Direct Funding Service Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 888-467-4349 Website of Company: DirectFundingService.com Consumer Statement: I was looking into getting a loan to get out of debt and was unaware that they were going ... Read More »

                Witness Murdered Over $513,563 Bank Fraud Scheme

                From May 2009 through November of 2011 it’s been alleged that two men, Tavon Dameon Davis and Bruce Eric Byrd, among others were involved in a scheme to steal money orders and checks from rent deposit boxes at apartment complexes, then deposit the funds into fraudulent business savings, checking and payroll accounts at banks. The conspirators then allegedly withdrew the ... Read More »

                  Direct Funding Service – Consumer Complaint – 12-11-2011

                  DirectFundingService (20111211)

                  Date This Problem Happened: November 1, 2011 State You Live in: Texas Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $60 Company Name: Direct Funding Service Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 888-467-4349 Website of Company: DirectFundingService.com Consumer Statement: I was trying to apply for loan and they debited my account for 60, They send 2 transactions ... Read More »

                    U.S. Federal Stimulus Package – Consumer Complaint – 12-10-2011

                    Ready to Collapse

                    Date This Problem Happened: December 7, 2011 State You Live in: New York Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: U.S. Federal Stimulus Package Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 877-259-8189 Website of Company: Consumer Statement: We never called but received 2 such mailings. I did a google search first to find out if the company ... Read More »

                      iLender Network – Consumer Complaint – 12-9-2011

                      i Lender Network (20111209)

                      Date This Problem Happened: December 6, 2011 State You Live in: Michigan Race/Ethnicity: Black or African American Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $30 Company Name: iLender Network Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 866-210-1236 Website of Company: ilendernetwork.com Consumer Statement: On december 6 2011, $30.00 was taken out of my account from ilender network 866-210 -1236, I’ve never ... Read More »

                        iLender – Consumer Complaint – 12-9-2011

                        Ready to Collapse

                        Date This Problem Happened: December 6, 2011 State You Live in: Texas Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $30.10 Company Name: iLender Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 888-475-9335 Website of Company: Consumer Statement: I do not know how they got all my bank information and they have been charging my card more then five ... Read More »

                          State Government Uniform Scam? That’s New…

                          A Massachusetts man was sentenced last week to 8.5 years in prison for a 20-year Ponzi scheme and ordered to pay over $17 million in recitation to over 200 victims. Richard Elkinson was sentenced to 102 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release and ordered to pay $17 million in restitution, along with an $1,800 ... Read More »

                            Former Inmate Sentenced To More 12 Years For Schemes From Behind Bars

                            And AGAIN, a criminal thought he could commit the same crime he had already committed and gotten jailed for. Former inmate, Danwine Dewayne Renard, was sentenced to a 144 month term in prison following his plea of guilty to participating in an identity theft scheme while incarcerated. Renard has also been ordered to pay 122,943.72 in restitution and a $49,000 ... Read More »

                              iLender – Consumer Complaint – 12-8-2011

                              Ready to Collapse

                              Date This Problem Happened: December 7, 2011 State You Live in: Washington Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $30 Company Name: iLender Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 888-475-9335 Website of Company: iLender.org Consumer Statement: $30 was debited from my bank account last night. They say that I filled out a loan application and that this is ... Read More »

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