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Another BS Debt Relief Mailer Promises More Pie in the Sky When It’s a Snake in the Grass

A reader just sent me a mailer as part of my I Buy Junk Mail program. This mailer appears to spoof an official looking document and never describes who the company is behind sending it. Even the envelop is generic and vague. The mailer is just a sales letter attempting to induce consumers to call … Read more

Another Debt Relief Mailer to Watch For

An amazing reader, Jessica, sent in a new debt relief mailer through my I Buy Junk Mail program. These mailers promising all sorts of relief that try to appear as some sort of official notification are still going out to consumers. The mailers are problematic in my opinion because they state benefits without much information … Read more

Despicable Debt Relief Mailer Spoofs IRS

A kind reader just sent in the following mailer which seems problematic on two fronts. The first is the use of the consumer credit reporting data to send the mailer. Others are being sued over such actions. See this article. The second big problem is the letter appears to want to spoof an official government … Read more

BeginToSave Sends Out Advanced Fee Debt Relief Mailer

An amazing reader, Rhodesey, sent in a new debt relief mailer through my I Buy Junk Mail program. It certainly looks like this a rehash of the old debt settlement mailers we used to see. The fine print at the bottom says “Begintosave is a national advertising center contracted by both local law firms and … Read more

They Say I Can Get Rid of My Debt Because of Dept of Treasury Publication 4681

“Dear Steve, I am currently experiencing a financial hardship and looking for help. I keep receiving mail from an Assistance Center. I’ve received two different mailings that are basically the same but with different phone numbers. I called one number and I just had a bad feeling about the legitimacy of it. Both notifications reference … Read more

How Can I Stop These Official Looking Government Mailings for Debt Relief? – CB

“Dear Steve, Hi. I am getting mailings from services offering debt relief, etc. A lot of these mailings look like official government papers. I am working thru my debt and do not want to be on any more mailings. I recently did the opt-out with the credit bureaus and have mailed the companies that have … Read more