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“TeaseMePeter”: The Nigerian E-mail Scam Hits Dating Websites

Scammers are some of the dumbest and smartest people in the world. They know where, when and how to find people when they’re down and vulnerable. They also keep up with the times; evolving at every change in our world. That’s how they’re smart. They’re dumb because they’re scammers. And scammers are dumb. Period. Recently, the United States are intervened ... Read More »

    Bank of America To Charge Monthly $5 Fee For Using Debit Cards

    I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before but I, Amanda Miller, am a Bank of America customer. Although, not a thrilled and loyal customer, I’m a customer nevertheless. In fact, this bank has done some things over the years I’m not very happy about but I continue to bank with them because I love their mobile application (Yes, I ... Read More »

      Tommy Edison And The Blind Vs. Money

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      The video featured in this article shows Tommy Edison, otherwise known as the BlindFilmCritic, using an ATM. Edison shows the world what it’s like using this Bank of America ATM for the first time. When those with sight see the brail on an ATM we often don’t think about what it’s actually like for a blind person to use an ... Read More »

        New Sweepstakes Scam Using Bank Of America And BBB Logos

        The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning of another sweepstakes scam now circulating. Apparently phone calls are being made stating you’ve won $3.5 million but in order to receive your money you have to wire them $25,000 to cover the insurance of your winnings. Luckily some consumers found this call to be somewhat odd and asked for more information. Given ... Read More »

          Is a Bank of America Bankruptcy in the Future?

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          In an interesting twist, Chris Whalen of Institutional Risk Analytics is making the case that Bank of America is better off at this point to pursue bankruptcy to restructure their mortgage liability problem. It is yet another case of bankruptcy being used appropriately to restructure debt so the person or business can move forward. Bank of America could enter a ... Read More »

            Nevada Bitch Slaps Bank of America Over Mortgage Mess

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            by Paul Kiel, ProPublica The state of Nevada dramatically expanded its lawsuit against Bank of America today, turning the narrow case it filed late last year into a broadside that targets virtually all aspects of the bank’s mortgage operations. Bank of America has previously denied wrongdoing. The sweeping new suit could have repercussions far beyond Nevada’s borders. It further jeopardizes ... Read More »

              Should I Do a Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure or Short Sale With Bank of America? – Pat

              “Dear Andy, We originally had Countrywide Mortgage provider 2005 ( a fannie mae loan), we were then one day just notified that our new mortgage holder was Bank of America. We have been paying a PMI of around $220.00. In September of last year we filed for a short sale and were approvedin Feb, three months later now they say ... Read More »

                Banks Still Foreclosing on Wrong People

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                by Paul Kiel, ProPublica Four years into the foreclosure crisis, banks say they’ve made major improvements in how they handle struggling homeowners. They’ve promised, for example, not to foreclose on homeowners who are being considered for mortgage modifications. But that’s still happening. Consider the cases of Laurie Pinkerton and Lisa Peterson. The two women, both Californians and Bank of America ... Read More »

                  How Do I Get Bank of America to Lower My Interest Rates When They Say I Paid Late? – Kathy

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                  “Dear Steve, I took out a “consolidation loan” with BOA. The statements are like credit card statements instead of loan statements. I send my payments thru my bank. A while back that were recording my payments one day late and adding fees and uped the interest rate. How do I prove this and get them to lower the interest rate ... Read More »

                    Government to Bank of America, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase – “You Suck at Loan Modifications.”

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                    by Paul Kiel ProPublica The Obama administration’s mortgage modification program is more than two years old. From the beginning, it’s been apparent that the participating banks and mortgage servicers were breaking the program’s rules. The administration has long argued it has little power to do anything about it. But now, after millions of homeowners have been rejected, the government has ... Read More »

                      Can I Settle My Bank of America Credit Cards for Half of What I Owe? – Renato

                      “Dear Michael, I have 5 credit cards from bank of America I have been up to date but my job reduce my hours to 32 a week in I stop sending money on April can I settle I have 30000 on all of the 5 cards Can I settle for maybe 50 per cent? Renato” Hi Renato, Can settlements with ... Read More »

                        Banks Ask Homeowners Facing Foreclosure to Waive Rights

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                        ProPublica This story was co-published with Slate. A few months ago, Bank of America offered Sergio Cortez of Staten Island, N.Y., the help he desperately needed to stay in his home: a break on his mortgage. Like millions of others, he was facing foreclosure. But there was a catch buried in the fine print. Cortez had to waive any possibility ... Read More »

                          Bank of America Debt Settlement Statement of Compliance

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                          It appears that the Bank of America debt settlement statement companies must sign may pose a problem to certain legal model debt settlement companies. The first page says that Bank of America will only work with law firms that have provided in-person and direct face-to-face meetings. That’s just not happening. And in many case it’s with a notary or other ... Read More »

                            Who Should I Apply With for Help With My Bank of America Mortgage? – Stephanie

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                            “Dear Steve, I am a single mother, 30yr fixed mortgage @ 5.375% =$910 Co-borrower: mother Remaining term: 28yrs, 10 months Association Dues=$110 (plus an additional $350 was due by this year’s end! and is finally paid off) Far too much credit card debt for my comfort=$3,500 total Student Loans=$60/mo Auto=$235/mo. Still owe appx $7,000 Utilities, taxes, health insurance, etc… My ... Read More »

                              My DMP Isn’t Going Well. What Are My Options? – Karen

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                              “Dear Steve, I have been on a DMP with Hess Kennedy/First Consumer Debt Consolidation for about 3 years. Debt started around 70 k and is now about 20k. I am looking to get them out of the picture (creditors didn’t receive last month’s payment- a whole other story.) All of my creditors except one, Bank of America, are willing to ... Read More »

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