Did the FTC Close the Coffin on Andris Pukke? Triple Ho Show No Go.

The Judge in the case against Andris Pukke, Peter Baker, Luke Chadwick, Sanctuary Belize, and a host of others, seems to have reached a conclusion. At least the Judge wrote his opinion on the case presented by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). For more on the FTC case, read At FTC’s Request, Court Halts Massive … Read more

Outraged Sanctuary Belize Consumers Can Find All Answers in These Two Words

Consumers and lot owners who are disgusted by the Federal Trade Commission taking over the development only need to spend some time reading the latest FTC document to understand how all the issues extend back to 1994 and start and end with these two words – Andris Pukke. In a recent court filing, the Federal … Read more

Whatever Happened With My Money From Allegro Law, Americorp, and Tim McCallan?

Question: Dear Steve, I was a victim of Allegro Law and have received my partial distribution. Why has Allegro Law now not permitting us to ask questions? Why have they not updated their site with information in over two years? And finally, will their be a final distribution and when? Thank you. Wayne Answer: Dear … Read more

Still Dealing With Andris Pukke, DebtWorks, and AmeriDebt

Not much shocks me in the debt world but this announcement from the Federal Trade Commission, did. The FTC just announced, “FTC Sends More Than $1.79 Million in Refunds to Consumers Defrauded by AmeriDebt Scam.” The AmeriDebt case goes all the way back to November 19, 2003 and the FTC is still dealing with recovering … Read more

Sanctuary Belize, Andris Pukke, Todd Cook, Peter Baker & Ameridebt

Please see updates on July 15, 2013 and July 23, 2013 to this article at bottom. Recently tips and information has been trickling in regarding an old debt relief industry name I had not heard for awhile, Andris Pukke. Pukke was nailed by the FTC for his operation of Ameridebt and even did some jail … Read more

Andris Pukke Pleads Guilty in AmeriDebt Coverup. Probably Headed to Prison.

In court documents just released, former Ameridebt founder and leader, Andris Pukke has pled guilty to obstruction of justice in his effort to hide millions of dollars of money from his debt relief enterprise. As part of the plea agreement, Pukke, pleads guilty to obstruction of justice and now faces up to ten years in … Read more

Interesting Connection Between Ameridebt, Debt.Com and Harborfields High School

Just this morning I reported about the trials and tribulations of Stephen Todd Cook and Debt.com getting slammed by the FTC. Well thanks to a tipster (send in your tips here) it appears Cook has a long standing involvement in the debt relief world and it goes way back to Ameridebt and Infinity Resources Group, … Read more

Debt Settlement Industry Invaded by the Mafia, Mob, and Organized Crime

I have been doing a number of reviews of companies in the debt settlement industry lately and one thing has become very clear, the industry seems to be rife with some really bad people. Now nobody wears a tag around their neck that says “I’m in the Mob” and there is no Mobbook to look … Read more

Tim McCallan And His Nine Lives in the Debt Relief World

Timothy T. McCallan may be the smartest person in the underworld of debt relief industry. Under his direct and indirect manipulation the debt management and debt relief world has changed invisibly over many years. I would argue that Tim McCallan may be the biggest fish to have never been caught in any regulator crackdown. The … Read more

Receiver’s Application in FTC vs. Ameridebt Regarding Contempt of Andris Pukke and Peter Baker

I’m publishing this in relation to another story I’m working on and the material will be relevant to future postings. Case 8:03-cv-03317-PJM IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MARYLAND SOUTHERN DIVISION RECEIVER’S APPLICATION FOR ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE AS TO WHY ANDRIS PUKKE AND PETER BAKER SHOULD NOT BE HELD IN … Read more

FTC Files Lawsuit Against AmeriDebt

FTC Files Lawsuit Against AmeriDebt November 19, 2003 Agency Alleges that “Credit Counseling” Firm Misrepresents Costs and Nature of Its Services The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint in federal court charging that a national organization that promotes itself as a non-profit credit counseling agency is engaged in deceptive practices. According to the FTC’s … Read more