Meracord, Noteworld, and Fidelity and Deposit Company Hit With Class Action

While the flood of lawsuits against debt settlement companies has slowed considerably yet one more class action has been added against Meracord, Noteworld, and Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland. This time in Arizona. The complaint provides a very long description of the alleged actions and conspiracy between the debt settlement escrow company and the … Read more

Meracord / NoteWorld Still Taking a Beating Over Debt Relief Activities. Drags Many In.

Courthouse News is reporting a new class action suit has been filed against Meracord (NoteWorld) and other for debt settlement activities. This 50 page complaint was filed by Steve Berman ([email protected]) with Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro in Seattle and makes similar allegations as other suits have. The suit damns companies that have worked or are … Read more

Washington Class Action Suit Refocused on Lloyd Ward and Meracord

Back in July a class action lawsuit was filed against Meracord (formerly NoteWorld) and Lloyd Ward, the Dallas debt settlement attorney who has sued my wife and I. The first compliant filed was a bit meandering and did not focus that much on the activities of Ward and his debt settlement companies. It appears the … Read more

Reader Wants to Know What’s Up With NoteWorld Lawsuit

A reader sent in a comment, “I have been following the Noteworld class action suit from afar. Are you aware of a settlement in this case? Thanks for all the good work you do out there and your help with this is much appreciated.” I have not checked on the case in a while, so … Read more

NoteWorld Hit With Class Action RICO Suit

Thanks to a tipster (send in your tips here) we discover that NoteWorld was just hit with a lawsuit on behalf of consumers against Noteworld, LLC (“Noteworld”), claiming the Tacoma, Wash. company has violated the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) by engaging in a conspiracy to defraud consumers by extracting exorbitant fees from … Read more

NoteWorld Involved in Georgia Class Action Case on Debt Adjusting. Raises Bigger Issues.

It seems the issues surrounding if payment processors in the debt settlement world is getting more complicated. This recent class action case is out of Georgia against NoteWorld and Noteworld Servicing Center; Hattie Burke v. NoteWorld. It appears that NoteWorld gets sucked in not because of their actions but because of the actions of who … Read more

FTC v. Debt Solutions, DSI Financial, Accelerated Financial, DSI Direct, Pacific Consolidation Services, Kenneth Schwartz, Jennifer Ruth Whalen, Jennifer Ruth Krizan, David Schwartz, Greg Moses

The links for the FTC case v. Debt Solutions, DSI Financial, Accelerated Financial, DSI Direct, Pacific Consolidation Services, Kenneth Schwartz, Jennifer Ruth Whalen, Jennifer Ruth Krizan, David Schwartz, Greg Moses can be found here.

NoteWorld, NoteWorld Servicing Center, Nationwide Support Services and Freedom Debt Center Slapped With Class Action Suit

There was a very recent class action suit against NoteWorld, NoteWorld Servicing Center, Nationwide Support Services, and Freedom Debt Center. Both Nationwide Support Services and Freedom Debt Center are TASC members. – Source. Joanne Garneau, the CEO of Nationwide Support Services, serves on the Executive Board of TASC. – Source I would not be surprised … Read more

Most People Hate the Debt Advice They Get and Instead Seek Out Answers They Want to Hear

Since I’ve been helping people with money troubles, since 1994, one constant has existed, people don’t like the debt advice they get. This is not a reflection on the quality or appropriateness of the advice they get but a reflection of a conflict between what they want to hear and what they do hear. The … Read more