Arizona Telemarking Scam Leaves 5,000 Out Of Over $6.3 Million

Earlier this month word broke when a complaint was issued against four Arizona LLCs and 11 Arizonians that Arizona telemarketers had defrauded almost 5,000 people out of over $6.3 million. These criminals conducted a scam that used victims’ credit-card limits to determine how much to charge them in setting up their very own “web mall” … Read more

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 … Read more

Arizona AG Issues Mass Joinder Alert to Residents

Efforts to quash mass joinder marketing are picking up steam. On the heels of last weeks raid and seizure of some attorney office in California, Arizona is getting into the game by issuing this warning. Attorney General Tom Horne today issued a warning to consumers to be wary of any notices or advertisements that claim … Read more

Arizona Attorney General to Payday Lenders, “Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Ass On Your Way Out of the State.”

Here is a reprint of a statement by Terry Goddard, the Arizona Attorney General. Arizona’s law authorizing high-interest payday loans is scheduled to expire on June 30, 2010. In anticipation of this long-awaited date, I have set up “Operation Sunset” – an enforcement initiative that will aggressively pursue and prosecute payday lenders who attempt to … Read more

Quick Cash Payday Lender Engaged in Deceptive Business Practices Says AZ AG

Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard filed a lawsuit alleging deceptive business and debt litigation practices against national payday lender Quik Cash (QC Holdings, Inc., and subsidiary QC Financial Services, Inc.). The lawsuit seeks up to $5 million in restitution, asks the court to set aside hundreds of deceptively obtained court judgments against Arizona payday loan … Read more

Arizona Takes Care of Taken Care of Investments and Hope For Homeowners Now for Screwing Consumers.

Airizona Attorney General Terry Goddard announced that he has gained a total of more than $1,370,000 in civil penalties and restitution for consumers as a result of two mortgage fraud lawsuits filed earlier this year. These enforcement actions come as part of Goddard’s crackdown on businesses that prey upon homeowners struggling to avoid foreclosure. “The … Read more