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Scam Recovery Kits Business Continues To Scam Buy Selling Scam Recovery Kits

(Try saying that title ten times fast) In March of this year the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) stepped up it’s efforts against scams that targeted financially strapped consumers with more than 90 actions brought by the commission and its law enforcement partners in a investigation called “Operation Empty Promises.” Within this investigation the FTC looked into Brian Hessler and Business ... Read More »

    Bay View Law Group – Consumer Complaint – 11-9-2011

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    Date This Problem Happened: February 15, 2011 State You Live in: Minnesota Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $4,500 Company Name: Bay View Law Group Company Address: 7668 Warren Pkwy Suite 315 Frisco, TX 75034 Company Telephone Number: 800-841-0343 Website of Company: BayViewLawGroup.com Consumer Statement: Went with Bay View Law Group to help us get out ... Read More »

      Two Of America’s “Most Wanted” Sentenced

      Two of America’s “Most Wanted” health care fraud fugitives were sentenced in Florida last week. Two sisters, Caridad Guilarte and Clara Guilarte, owned a fraudulent medical clinic near Detroit that lead to a $9.1 million Medicare fraud scheme. Each of the sisters face 14 years in prison. In August the sisters plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit ... Read More »

        Manchester Capital Trust – Consumer Complaint – 11-9-2011

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        Date This Problem Happened: November 7, 2011 State You Live in: Washington Race/Ethnicity: Other Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Manchester Trust Company Address: 1350 Aveu of the Americas New York, NY Company Telephone Number: 855-887-3890 Website of Company: ManchesterCapitalTrust.com Consumer Statement: Not quite yet… good thing I bing searched Manchester Capital Trust. I saw the ... Read More »

          Supreme Adventures / James Coleman – Consumer Complaint – 11-9-2011

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          Date This Problem Happened: November 8, 2011 State You Live in: Washington Race/Ethnicity: Other Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Supreme Adventures – James Coleman Company Address: 1 Federal Plaza New York, NY Company Telephone Number: 440-709-6145 Website of Company: supreme adventures.com Consumer Statement: James Coleman had called from Supreme Adventures, saying I had won 2nd ... Read More »

            Manchester Capital Trust – Consumer Complaint – 11-8-2011

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            Date This Problem Happened: November 1, 2011 State You Live in: Vermont Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 36-50 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Manchester Capital Trust Company Address: 1350 Avenue of the Americas New York, New York 10019 Company Telephone Number: 855-887-3890 Website of Company: manchestercapitaltrust.com Consumer Statement: I was nearly scammed but I think the site is a ... Read More »

              Mother Daughter Fraud Team Pleads Guilty After Five Days Of Trial

              Mid-trial a mother and daughter fraudster team, along with an accomplice from Las Vegas, pleaded guilty to participating in a mortgage fraud scheme that lead to more than $1.9 million in mortgage loan losses to lenders. Mother, Patricia Smith, pleaded guilty to Counts Four and Five of the Superseding Indictment, which charged her with wire fraud. Daughter, Jamilah Smith, pleaded ... Read More »

                Novawave Financial Solutions – Consumer Complaint – 11-7-2011

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                Date This Problem Happened: September 20, 2011 State You Live in: Virginia Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 66+ Total Amount of Fee Paid: $3,500 Company Name: Novawave Financial Solutions Company Address: 1200 Brickell Avenue Suite 1880 Miami, Florida 33131 Company Telephone Number: 800-354-8231 Website of Company: novawavesolutions.com Consumer Statement: Received a call from Novawave Financial Solutions telling me I could get ... Read More »

                  Franklin Drywall Cheats The Law And The Law Won

                  The owner and president of Franklin Drywall was sentenced in federal court last week for one count of providing false statements to two labor union pension and benefit funds. These acts by this Little Canada-based union sheet-rocking company was part of a scheme to underpay employees for overtime and underpay the union for pension and benefit contributions required by collective ... Read More »

                    Newspaper Deliveryman Makes Amanda Miller’s List Of “People I Wouldn’t Suspect Of Fraud”

                    Amanda Miller’s list of “People I Wouldn’t Suspect of Fraud” just keeps on growing week in and week out! Amongst the already listed TSA employee, postal carrier, United Nations employee and firefighter I now introduce to the list: a newspaper deliveryman. A guilty plea was announced last week by Andre Tyler, a Maryland newspaper deliveryman, to unauthorized use of an ... Read More »

                      First Ever Central Florida Law Firm To Be Forced To Resign From BBB

                      KEL law firm, formally Kaufman, Englett & Lynd, has been forced to resign from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Central Florida. The resignation of this Orlando based law firm marks “the first area law firm to be ousted in the business-rating agency’s 27-year history.” Apparently the BBB has complained that over the past year KEL has failed to resolve ... Read More »

                        Vortex Debt Group – Consumer Complaint – 11-6-2011

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                        Date This Problem Happened: September 14, 2011 State You Live in: Ontario, Canada Race/Ethnicity: Alaska Native Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $1,400 Company Name: Vortex Debt Group Company Address: 3280 SUNTREE BLVD, SUITE 101 MRLBOURNE, FLORIDA 32940-7540 Company Telephone Number: 866-558-3503 Website of Company: vortexdebtgroup.com Consumer Statement: VORTEX PHONE MY HOME IN DECEMBER 2010, THEY DO DEBT ... Read More »

                          Defendants Lose The Weight Of Their Assets In “Hoodia” Weight Loss Case

                          In April of 2009 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charged makers of a “Hoodia” weight loss supplement with deceptive advertising. The companies, Nutraceuticals International, Stella Labs and key company players and controllers David Romeo, Deborah Vickery, Craig Payton, and Zoltan Klivinyi claimed that using their product would lead to weight loss and appetite suppression. In its complaint, the FTC alleges ... Read More »

                            Real Estate Law Center – Consumer Complaint – 11-4-2011

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                            Date This Problem Happened: November 4, 2011 State You Live in: Nevada Race/Ethnicity: White Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: Company Name: Real Estate Law Center PC Company Address: 30 N Raymond Ave #PH Pasadena, CA 91103 Company Telephone Number: 866-571-0214 Website of Company: tortinfo.com Consumer Statement: I was sent the 1012 R fourm in the mail. I ... Read More »

                              My Home Loan Advocate – Consumer Complaint – 11-4-2011

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                              Date This Problem Happened: August 1, 2011 State You Live in: California Race/Ethnicity: Asian Age Range: 21-35 Total Amount of Fee Paid: $3,000 Company Name: My Home Loan Advocate Company Address: 701 Palomar Airport Road Carlsbad, CA 92011 Company Telephone Number: 877-545-9119 Website of Company: hoalmpipeline.com Consumer Statement: I am writing on behalf of my father in law (who does ... Read More »

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