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So, A Fraudster, Arsonist And Drug Dealer Walk Into A Bar…

So, A Fraudster, Arsonist And Drug Dealer Walk Into A Bar… OUCH. The last of the six defendants in an indictment charging mortgage fraud, arson, marijuana trafficking and money laundering has entered a guilty plea in federal court in Michigan as of last week. The following defendants entered guilty pleas before United States District Judge Sean Cox: Linda Abdullah, aka ... Read More »

    Home Repair Scheme Targeted Elderly Homeowners

    Last week a jury convicted two brothers in Chicago after running and operating a home-repair scheme that targeted elderly victims on the south and west sides of Chicago. At their trial six victims testified that they were swindled out of tens of thousands of dollars by fraudulently promising to perform expensive home repairs, convincing them to refinance their homes to ... Read More »

      Adoption Scams Make Me Sick

      In the business of reporting fraud and scams you often find similar situations, scenarios and stories across the huge array of scams in this world. Although I’ve heard, seen and read a lot of similar cases and continually question my faith in humanity there’s nothing like an adoption scam to get the blood boiling. A few months ago I wrote ... Read More »

        $78 Million Mortgage Fraud “Dream Home” Scheme Owner Convicted

        Andrew Hamilton Williams, Jr., was convicted last week in Maryland of fraud conspiracy, wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering in connection to a massive mortgage fraud scheme. The scheme, entitled “Metro Dream Homes” promised to pay off homeowners’ mortgages on the homes of their dreams but instead left them high and dry. According to evidence presented at the ... Read More »

          Cornerstone State Financial – Consumer Complaint – 11-14-2011

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          Date This Problem Happened: November 14, 2011 State You Live in: Louisiana Race/Ethnicity: Black of African American Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $900 Company Name: Cornerstone State Financial Company Address: 1 Penn Plaza 49th floor New York, NY 10119 Company Telephone Number: 888-643-4749 Website of Company: CornerstoneState.com Consumer Statement: I wired 900 dollars of my hard earned ... Read More »

            Ding-Dong The Grant Connect Is Dead! FTC Wins $29.8 Million

            Last month I wrote about the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and their halting of the operation “Grant Connect” which was a program that deceived and mislead consumers about bogus products and services with unsubstantiated claims. The program marketed free government grants endorsed by President Obama, dietary supplements endorsed by Oprah, fake work-at-home opportunities and exclusive credit offers in this bogus ... Read More »

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              Runescape gold,RS gold.Runescape gold sale,buy Runescape gold,buy rs gold,cheap rs gold,rs gold sale (20111114)

              Date This Problem Happened: November 12, 2011 State You Live in: Ontario, Canada Race/Ethnicity: Alaska Native Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $22 Company Name: kun zhang website www.gm4s.com Company Address: Company Telephone Number: Website of Company: rs2t.com Consumer Statement: I bought 22.00 of runescape gold and they said they have it. So i paid with paypal and ... Read More »

                Manchester Capital Trust – Consumer Complaint – 11-12-2011

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                Date This Problem Happened: November 12, 2011 State You Live in: Washington Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $1283.49 Company Name: Manchester Capital Trust Company Address: 1350 Avenue of the Americas New York, New York Company Telephone Number: 855-887-3890 Website of Company: ManchesterCapitalTrust.com Consumer Statement: I sent two western union transfer money in the total amount ... Read More »

                  Manchester Capital Trust – Consumer Complaint

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                  Date This Problem Happened: November 8, 2011 State You Live in: Texas Race/Ethnicity: Black or African America Age Range: 51-65 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $650 Company Name: Manchester Capital Trust Company Address: 1350 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10039 Company Telephone Number: 855-887-3890 Website of Company: ManchesterCapitalTrust.com Consumer Statement: Personal Loan secured deposit Consumer Action Taken: asking ... Read More »

                    RS Gold – Consumer Complaint – 11-12-2011

                    Ready to Collapse

                    Date This Problem Happened: November 12, 2011 State You Live in: Nevada Race/Ethnicity: Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $16.37 Company Name: RS Gold Company Address: Company Telephone Number: Website of Company: rs2t.com Consumer Statement: I paid them then they are supposed to answer you in live chat and they ignored me so then I appealed a dispute ... Read More »

                      Bill Morgan Law Firm – Consumer Complaint – 11-11-2011

                      Ready to Collapse

                      Date This Problem Happened: November 11, 2011 State You Live in: Texas Race/Ethnicity: Black or African American Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $1,000 Company Name: Josh O’Conner Company Address: Company Telephone Number: Website of Company: payday loan.com Consumer Statement: i was told i would be arrested.it was a loan from cash advance. but it was paid off ... Read More »

                        Unknown – Consumer Complaint – 11-11-2011

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                        Date This Problem Happened: November 11, 2011 State You Live in: California Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Unknown Company Address: Unknown Company Telephone Number: 888-925-8727 Website of Company: Consumer Statement: About two weeks ago my husband, who was not at work at the time, got a call from a fellow co ... Read More »

                          Direct Services – Consumer Complaint – 11-11-2011

                          Ready to Collapse

                          Date This Problem Happened: November 10, 2011 State You Live in: Ohio Race/Ethnicity: Black or African American Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Direct Services / Advance Services Company Address: Company Telephone Number: 888-467-4349 Website of Company: DirectServices.com Consumer Statement: Direct services went into my account 5 times without permission and debit my account which left ... Read More »

                            National Litigators – Consumer Complaint – 11-11-2011

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                            Date This Problem Happened: November 10, 2011 State You Live in: Texas Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: National Litigators Company Address: Chandler, AZ Company Telephone Number: 877-912-1689 Website of Company: Consumer Statement: I am being contacted by National Litigators. Cant find no info on them. They contacted my son, since I ... Read More »

                              The Franklin Group / Franklin Financial Group – Consumer Complaint – 11-11-2011

                              Franklin Financial Group - Home Loans with bad credit (20111111)

                              Date This Problem Happened: July 11, 2011 State You Live in: Florida Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $1,125 Company Name: Franklin Financial Group Company Address: 337 E Bay St. Jacksonville, FL 32202 Company Telephone Number: 904-632-1801 Website of Company: Franklin-Finance.com Consumer Statement: I had been paying Franklin Financial (Jacksonville FL) for over a year for ... Read More »

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