Recent Debt Relief Case Turns Into a Rabbit Hole for Conspiracy Theorists

While some people can find the biggest conspiracy in the smallest discrepancy, I don’t embrace that approach. Instead, I try to look for verifiable facts that can be supported with outside documents. The recent case against American Financial Support Services, Arete Financial Group, Arete Financial Freedom, CBC Conglomerate, 1file.org, Diamond Choice, Interest Rate Solutions, J&L … Read more

Rescue 1 Financial Employee Lawsuit Seems to Disclose Other Information

In doing the rounds to check on updates in the industry I came across the following lawsuit by an employee of Rescue 1 Financial. In the interest of disclosure, Rescue One and this website have a storied past but this reporting has no relation to that history. On September 9, 2019, a former employee of … Read more

Is Simple Path Financial a Legit Company or a Scam?

Question: Dear Steve, I’m in a total of $33,000 in debt with credit cards and one loan. I spoke with a person at Simple Path financial. I asked if I could have the contract emailed to review it but the person said that it would be reviewed over the phone with me. I would sign … Read more

Multiple Fake Consent Orders in Baltimore – Will Judges Remedy Their Own Prior Restraints Procured by Fraud?

by Paul Alan Levy Pursuant to the settlement in Smith v Garcia and Chief Judge Smith's ensuing order in that case, counsel for Richart Ruddie arranged to have a motion filed in the names of Bradley Smith and his debt relief company, Rescue One Financial LLC, asking a state court judge in Baltimore Maryland to … Read more

Update on Case Involving https://getoutofdebt.org, Rescue One Financial, and Fake Lawsuits

by Paul Alan Levy Over the past few months, I have reported, to some extent jointly with Eugene Volokh, on a purportedly pro se lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. Brought against a fictional defendant and submitted with a forged proposed consent order, the proceeding resulted in … Read more

Update on Case Involving GetOutOfDebt.org, Rescue One Financial, and Fake Lawsuits

by Paul Alan Levy Over the past few months, I have reported, to some extent jointly with Eugene Volokh, on a purportedly pro se lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. Brought against a fictional defendant and submitted with a forged proposed consent order, the proceeding resulted in … Read more

Rhode Island Lawsuit Update on https://getoutofdebt.org Complaint

It’s not often I get to write about the https://getoutofdebt.org site and a legal story but here is an update about a case in Rhode Island. You can read the history of the case here. Here are some excerpts that the Providence Journal published on the case. “A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit aimed … Read more

Update on Interesting Issue That Involves GetOutOfDebt.org and Truth

The following article is reposted with permission from Public Citizen. Dozens of suspicious court cases, with missing defendants, aim at getting web pages taken down or deindexed  PAUL ALAN LEVY AND EUGENE VOLOKH There are about 25 court cases throughout the country that have a suspicious profile: All involve allegedly self-represented plaintiffs, yet they have … Read more

Did Bradley Smith and Rescue One Financial Get Duped to File This Fake Lawsuit?

Recently the kind people and the brainiac attorney Paul Levy at Public Citizen contacted me and asked if I had any knowledge about a lawsuit filed in Rhode Island by a “Bradley Smith” in California against an alleged “Deborah Garcia” in Rhode Island that resulted in a court order to remove pages from GetOutOfDebt.org from … Read more

Alleged Former Employee Speaks Out About Rescue One Financial Loan Offers

A reader sent me a letter. Yes, one of those things that is printed on paper. In this letter the reader says they worked for Rescue One Financial and wanted to share information. The allegations made by the reader are disturbing. And if true, in my opinion, would paint a picture of premeditated deception on … Read more