Attorney Charles Marshall Loses Yet Again for Assisting Debt Relief Company

Brookstone Law, Advantis Law, and Advantis Law Group were all participants in an effort by non-attorneys to suck in licensed attorneys to participate in their debt relief scheme. As you can tell for the title of this post, it didn’t end well for anyone involved. Attorney Charles Marshall wanted to get out from his personal … Read more

Brookstone Law Receiver Update With Summary Judgment Against Jeremy Foti and Charles Marshall

Victims of the Brookstone Law mortgage scam have an update from the Receiver. “The Court granted the FTC’s Motion for Summary Judgment against Jeremy Foti and Charles Marshall, which includes a permanent ban on participation with secured or unsecured debt relief products and services. Monetary Judgments were entered against Jeremy Foti for $18,146,866.34 and Charles … Read more

Damian Kutzner Spills the Beans and Shares Advice on His Way to Prison to Help Protect Consumers in Debt

At one time Damian Kutzner was living the debt relief high life. He had participated or even concocted the mass joinder mortgage elimination scheme at the height of the real estate meltdown. A large number of good people believed the sales hype. The end result was a couple of attorneys who are suspended, a couple … Read more

Jeremy Foti, Charles Marshall, Brookstone Law, and Consumers All on Losing End of Stick

I must admit a large amount of frustration and acceptance that bad actors are just going to be part of the debt relief industry if good companies don’t cast a light on them. Brookstone Law Group apparently was created with a sales pitch of being there to help consumers in trouble during the mortgage crisis. … Read more

Jeremy Foti Totally Innocent in Brookstone Law Group Fraud Case – Says Attorney

In the ongoing saga of Brookstone Law Group who the Federal Trade Commission took action against for harming consumers, recent court documents paint a conflicting point of view. The smart attorney Michael Thurman, who is representing Jeremy Foti, says the FTC action against Foti should be dismissed. Court documents make the claim Foti is not … Read more

Brookstone Law Group Case Update: I Paid for Them So You Can Read Them

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) previous sued Brookstone Law Group for scamming consumers facing mortgage problems. As part of my usual research I just paid a shed load of money to access these documents and while I’m not going to write about them, I am going to publish links to the court documents here so … Read more

Damian Kutzner Keeps Putting Off His Criminal Sentencing for Mass Joinder Scam

Damian Kutzner is a name some may recognize having been the alleged mastermind behind the failed debt relief efforts of United Law Group, and Brookstone Law. In 2014 Kutzner was charged with criminal activity for his role in United Law Group. The United States alleged Kutzner directed and controlled the activities of United Law Group … Read more

Mass Joinder Train Pulls Into Final Stop for Attorney R. Geoffrey Broderick

California attorney R. Geoffrey Broderick has been the subject of many posts over the years. You’ve got to give them guy credit for sticking with a task and not letting it go. Unfortunately the consumers who fell for the sales pitch are the ones most hurt here. The sales pitch was consumers were screwed over … Read more

Damian Kutzner of Brookstone Law Group – BANNED

Damian Kutzner, one of the operators of a mortgage relief scheme that bilked millions of dollars from financially distressed homeowners, has agreed to a court order banning him from the debt relief business. The stipulated order resolves the Federal Trade Commission’s complaint and the contempt charges against Kutzner. It also bans him from providing certain … Read more

Sure Looks Like Brookstone Law Clients Are Getting Nothing Back From Fraud

The court appointed receiver has just published a report in the Brookstone Law case. Brookstone Law was a mass joinder effort to sell mortgage relief to consumers. In the end, people lost loads of money and not much, if anything, was ever resolved. According to the report there is little left to even afford to … Read more

Brookstone Law Clients Get the Curb But No Conspiracy

A number of consumers bought into the marketing sold by the sales team at Brookstone Law and Advantis Law. People were told they would get big checks and keep their homes free and clear. You can catchup on the Brookstone Law mess by clicking here. Now, after years of pour money into this flawed effort … Read more

FTC Halts California Based Mortgage Relief Scam

The Federal Trade Commission has charged the operators of a mortgage relief scam with bilking millions of dollars from homeowners by falsely telling them they could join a so-called “mass joinder” lawsuit that would save them from foreclosure and provide additional financial awards. “Preying on homeowners who already are financially distressed and struggling to pay … Read more

Brookstone Law Seizure Report Reads Like a Bad Movie Script

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently went after Brookstone Law Group. For more on that, click here. This mess has been brewing for years and it has managed to suck in some people I think are friendly who I’ve communicated with for a long time. But the report by the court-appointed receiver reads like a … Read more

Brookstone Law and Cast of Players Hit Hard by FTC for Shenanigans

I wish I was above saying “I told you so” but I’ve been working on this story since 2011 and put in a lot of effort on this. So this time I’m going to have to say “I told you so.” You can see my past stories on the group, here. The Federal Trade Commission … Read more

Debt Relief Attorney Kills Mother. Another Loses License.

Tragic is all I can think of to describe the subsequent events that happened to United Law Group and Brookstone Law. United Law Group (ULG) was an Irvine California operation that was selling hope to avoid the loss of your home to foreclosure. You can click here for past articles on ULG. In 2010, United … Read more