Persels & Associates Appears to Discover Millions of Dollars. CareOne Facing Bankruptcy?

Back in September, 2011 a class action lawsuit in Florida resulted in a very disappointing settlement for consumers. Basically consumers received no compensation and lost their rights, (here). People complained about the proposed and final settlement but to no avail. In the Florida case Neil Ruther from Persels & Associates said they could not fund … Read more

Persels & Associates Named in Georgia Class Action With Host of Major Players in Debt Relief

On January 28, 2012 Carla Broyles, Charity Miaco and Melba Walker filed a class action lawsuit in Georgia against Persels & Associates, Ruther & Associates, Freedom Debt Relief, Consumer Law Associates, Amerix, Careone Services, Tiffany Rowe. The suit states it covers all Georgia resident debtors who have done business with Defendants since July 2003 to … Read more

Amerix / CareOne Dispute With CESI Debt Solutions May Prove Fatal

In a recent filing by Amerix / CareOne over a dispute with the non-profit credit counseling group CESI Debt Solutions, some interesting statements were made. This stems from a round of suits by Amerix and CESI that you can read about here and here. In a document filed with the court in North Carolina, Amerix … Read more

CESI Debt Solutions Asks Maryland to Help in Dispute With Amerix

Recently I wrote about the suit filed by Amerix against CESI Debt Solutions (Consumer Education Services, Inc.) See the cleverly titled post Amerix Files Suit Against CESI Debt Solutions. An insider just forward to me a copy of a new filing in this matter, this time in Maryland. CESI is asking the Maryland Office of … Read more

Amerix Files Suit Against CESI Debt Solutions

A tipster (send in your tips here) brought to my attention a suit that was recently filed by the back office processor against the non-profit credit counseling agency, Consumer Education Services, Inc, aka CESI Debt Solutions. According to the suit, the issue at hand is one of a contract dispute between the back office service … Read more

Debt Management Company to Pay $4.5 Million to Settle Debt Management Complaints

Attorney General John Kroger today announced a $4.5 million multi-state settlement that resolves allegations that AscendOne Corporation misled consumers about their debt management services. “Consumers who are struggling to manage their debt need help, not deceptive marketing of debt management plans,” said Keith Dubanevich, Chief of Staff and Special Counsel to Attorney General Kroger. Today’s … Read more

I Have Questions About the CareOne Credit Counseling Program. – Cassandra

Cassandra “Dear Steve, My boyfriend has signed up with a BBB Accredited debt management company and only receives a statement showing how much they have deducted from his account at the end of the month. His creditors are upset that he is not communicating with them and the reason for that is because the debt … Read more