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Pair of Attorneys Goes After a Number of Debt Relief Companies While Targeting Jeremy Marcus

On January 20, 2017 attorneys Chad Van Horn and Nathan DeLadurantey filed a complaint against Jeremy Marcus, Consumer Protection Counsel, Omni Management Partners, Breeze Financial Solutions, Cockburn & Associates, Instahelp America, Credit Health Plan, Aegis Florida, Aegis Legal Center, 321 Financial, 321 Loans, Gregory Fishman, Debt Be Gone, Otto Berges, Berges Law Group, and Kerr … Read more

It’s Over – Debt Relief Trial of Otto Berges and Consumer Protection Counsel

In checking on recent updates, it appears the court case I reported on regarding Otto Berges, Consumer Protection Counsel, Berges Law Group, and Debt Be Gone; is over after a quick day or so trial. For those that want to read the backstory, click here. It looks like Berges and others named in the case … Read more

Otto Berges Still in a Slog in Court Over Debt Relief Case in Florida

From time-to-time I do the grunt work of going back and checking up on old stories to see what might be new in court cases. This time it was checking up on Otto Berges, a Florida lawyer who was/is selling debt relief assistance. You can see past stories, here. A case filed in Florida against … Read more

Otto Berges and Consumer Protection Counsel Back in Court Again

I previously published a story about an outfit out of Florida being challenged in court over allegations they were selling credit repair services. See this story. Well some of the same players are back in it again. This new suit names Berges Law Group, Otto Berges, Consumer Protection Counsel, Debt Be Gone, and Gregory Fishman. … Read more

Perplexing Suit Filed Against Consumer Protection Counsel and Others

A reader brought a recent lawsuit filed by Betty Bennett against Otto Berges, Berges Law Group, Consumer Protection Counsel, Debt Be Gone, Paralegal Staff Support, and United Legal Group. What had me scratching my head was the complaint says, “In or around September 2013, a person alleging to work for Defendant Consumer Protection Counsel contacted … Read more

New York Goes After Companies Offering Student Loan Assistance

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that his newly established Student Protection Unit took its first official action by issuing subpoenas to 13 student debt relief companies as part of an investigation into concerns about potentially misleading advertising, improper fees, and other consumer protection problems in that industry. In particular, the Department of Financial Services’ … Read more