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Thomas Macey and Jeffrey Aleman Get Slapped by IL Board

Bitch Slap

For some time now there has been an open action by the Illinois Attorney Registion and Disciplinary Commissions against Macey and Aleman of Legal Helpers Debt Resolution. Well the final report is out and it surprised me. Well, I wasn’t shocked that Macey and Aleman were recommended for a two year suspension as lawyers. But I was surprised how much ... Read More »

    CCDN, Legal Debt Cure, Robert Lock – Blast From the Past

    A tipster (send in your tips here) alerted me to the fact that the State of Wisconsin recently filed suit against Legal Debt Cure and CCDN. The CCDN name should be familiar to site readers from activity a couple of years ago. Click here for CCDN articles. According to the suit filed, Legal Debt Cure had four officers/managers: Coleen Lock, ... Read More »

      West Virginia Gets a Permanent injunction and Summary Judgment Against CCDN

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      Back in August of 2010 the State of West Virgnia went after Robert Lock, Phillip Manger and Credit Card Defense Network (CCDN). What makes this suit interesting, unlike this other one where CCDN was a target for their novation approach, is that the State of West Virginia is going after CCDN as a debt settlement company. In the complaint the ... Read More »

        I Was a Victim of CCDN, Identity Theft, and Illness. What Now? – Kim

        Ready to Collapse

        “Dear Steve, My present husband and I have been married since 2001. When we got married we merged our 2 households resulting in 8 children to care for. By 2003 we had collected $100,000 in unsecured debt. We were able to resolve this debt with the help of my father. My father loaned us the money and then wrote it ... Read More »

          Robert Lock, Esq Facing Being Disbarred for Debt Relief Activities

          Well it looks like yet another attorney is on the verge of being disbarred for debt relief activities. This time it is Robert Lock, Esq from CCDN. His debt validation activities and sharing fees for referrals with non-lawyers is a critical part of the action against him by the Illinois Attorney Disciplinary Commission. Read More »

            I Followed the Bad Advice From CCDN and Now I’m in a Situation. – Terry

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            “Dear Steve, Utilized CCDN services in 2008, crashed and burned all through 2009. then on my own,settled 3 accounts, 3 still outstanding (1 just received judgement, 1 is now with 3rd DC, and last is “snake in the grass”) I think I can file a motion against the judgement, since i do not believe the DC followed proper MA civil ... Read More »

              We Are Supposedly Clients of Credit Card Defense Network (CCDN) But They Won’t Answer the Phone. – James

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              “Dear Steve, WE WERE WITH AND STILL ARE SUPPOSEDLY WITH CCDN,BUT CANNOT MAKE ANY KIND OF CONTACT,NOW SUPPOSE TO TRY AND GET IN TOUCH WITH LOCK & ASSC. WOULD ME AND MY WIFE BE ABLE TO GET INTO THE CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT THAT IS GOING ON,SINCE WE HAVE BEEN TAKEN TO THE CLEANERS ON THIS?SINCE WE HAVE NOW NOT BEEN ... Read More »

                Lawyer Based Debt Settlement Networks Should Prepare for Lawyers to Be Sanctioned or Disbarred

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                The Chicago Tribune wrote today about a case I’ve talked about before, the State of West Virginia suit against Credit Card Defense Network (CCDN) and attorney Robert Lock. What makes this case so interesting is that State is going after the attorney due to the relationship the attorney had with marketing firms that attracted clients for the legal firm debt ... Read More »

                  Credit Card Defense Network CCDN Sued as a Debt Settlement Company by West Virginia

                  The AG’s office in West Virginia just forwarded me a copy of their suit against Robert Lock and Phillip Manger of the ill fated Credit Card Defense Network. CCDN has been in a heap of trouble for some time now. Robert Lock, an attorney, was all over the net in the past few year bragging about how his techniques and ... Read More »

                    I Paid “The Credit Card Solution” and Bob Lindsey to Eliminate My Debt. Turns Out They Were a Scam. – Walter

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                    “Dear Steve, My name is Walter and I’m currently a senior psychology major at [XXXX] College. I have amassed over $10,000 in credit card debt from buying everything from a computer, Playstation 3, and even a High Def Television. As you can see, I really didn’t need any of the things that I bought and it has been really tough ... Read More »

                      I’m Another Victim of the CCDN Scam and It’s Left Us In Trouble. – Kimberly

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                      “Hi Steve, Chris referred me to you and your website. We were both victims of a “scam” by CCDN. I had just asked him how he was handling his current debt situation and he said maybe you may have some ideas for our doom & gloom. It’s excellent to hear that things are looking up for him. Anyway, I read ... Read More »

                        Bob Lindsey Files Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Ahead of Trial – The Credit Card Solution, Justice Debt Relief, Freedom From Debt Alliance.

                        Hot off the press, Bob Lindsey, the serial debt relief huckster has just filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy. – Source. Apparently this isn’t Bob’s first time at the dance. He apparently filed bankruptcy in 2002 as well. The belief is that he’s made this move just ahead of his Texas trial in two weeks for his role in the ill fated ... Read More »

                          John Hagenstein, Marketing Director for Credit Collections Defense Network (CCDN) Goes Bust

                          Ready to Collapse

                          “The CCDN or the Credit Collections Defense Network was formed to help anyone with financial difficulties and credit delinquencies. We offer a source of relief and peace of mind for people who have an unmanageable amount of unsecured debt and just need help. Our process is recommended for people who do not want to file bankruptcy or attempt a debt ... Read More »

                            I’m Enrolled With CCDN and Freedom From Debt Alliance. Are They a Scam? – Curtis

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                            “Dear Steve, I currently have $130,000 in Credit Card Debt and a $200,000 line of credit that I cannot pay back. I have other assorted other unsecured debt of $10,000 and Student loans of over $50,000. My wife and I make about $130,000 gross and have a $205,000 mortgage. We are enrolled with CCDN and the Freedom From Debt Alliance ... Read More »

                              Debt Relief Scam Network Hit With Racketeering RICO Lawsuit

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                              I’m researching a question a reader asked me and came across this RICO complaint that I wanted to post. The complaint is long but contains the elaborate scheme of how people who are in financial trouble can be sucked into an idea and lose a lot of money by believing in the validity of such approaches. I’ll be referencing this ... Read More »

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