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

Can You Believe Hess Kennedy Debt Settlement Mess Still in the Works?

For those of us who have been involved in the debt relief industry, there are a couple of landmark events that created havoc for the industry and consumers. Take Ameridebt as an example. Or how about Allegro Law. But then again there were the Morgan Drexen and Legal Helpers Debt Resolution debacles. As an industry, … Read more

Details on Florida Bar Complaint Against Howard Feinmel

The Florida Bar has sent me a copy of the complaint they recently filed against Florida attorney Howard Feinmel. I reported yesterday about the case. But today there are more facts available after reading the filed complaint. Right off the bat I found it intriguing the Florida Bar makes the statement, “Respondent has represented various … Read more

Edward Cherry Changes Name to Edward Gregory Steadman

A tipster (send in your tips here) sent in a tip that Edward Cherry legally changed his name in 2013 from Edward Cherry to Edward Gregory Steadman. Apparently this happened when he applied for the name change in May of 2013 but it was not finalized until July 2013. Normally a name change would be … Read more

Fidelity Land Trust, Ed Cherry Issue Getting More Bizarre

Update – September 27, 2019 Today I received the following email purportedly on behalf of Paul Gellenbeck. “We are respectfully at this time contacting you on behalf of our client Mr. Paul Gellenbeck, with respect to your URL posting as listed hereinbelow. We are at this time making a respectful request for you to REMOVE … Read more

More Florida Land Trusts Busted: Cambridge Land Trust and Hartford Land Trust

Update – September 27, 2019 Today I received the following email purportedly on behalf of Paul Gellenbeck. “We are respectfully at this time contacting you on behalf of our client Mr. Paul Gellenbeck, with respect to your URL posting as listed hereinbelow. We are at this time making a respectful request for you to REMOVE … Read more

Is Defense Lawyers a Reputable or Legitimate Company to Work With? – Gwynne

“Dear Steve, A debt consolidation company contacted me by phone this week inquiring if I would be interested in reducing my credit card debt. I listened to what they had to say, however, I did not give them my credit card numbers or bank names as I did not know if they were legitimate or … Read more

Fidelity Land Trust Sued to Give Title Back to Homeowner

Kimberly Miller with the Palm Beach Post is reporting at least one homeowner is suing Fidelity Land Trust. “Kenneth and Joycelin Morgan filed a lawsuit last week against Fidelity Land Trust Co. and affiliated firms, saying they thought they were signing up for help reducing their mortgage amount but instead were deceived into a contract … Read more

Update on Case Filed by Florida Against Fidelity Land Trust, Ed Cherry, Larry Diodato and Others

Back in 2012 the Florida Attorney General filed a lawsuit to stop Fidelity Land Trust from continuing to sell services to consumers. For more information read this post. As part of that case an anonymous tipster (send in your tips here) has forwarded me a copy of the deposition of Larry Diodato from February 19, … Read more

Fidelity Land Trust, Ed Cherry, Larry Diodato, and Paul Gallenbeck Back in the News

Kimberly Miller of the Palm Beach Post has written yet another article about the events surrounding the attempted fancy pants cancellation of mortgages in Florida by several known or even notorious, debt relief players. The summary of recent court opinions about the efforts of the individuals and/or enterprise is certainly not favorable. Conspiracy theorists will … Read more

Ed Cherry Offers Two Comments to Defend Himself

This site has received two comments and documents from someone who allegedly identifies themself as Ed Cherry. Past posts that included Ed Cherry can be found here. Tip 1 You are monitoring the content from a commercial forum wherein some anonymous poster posted a statement that “Ed Cherry embezzled 600k from iBill”. In reality it … Read more

Edward Cherry, The Sunshine State Land Trust, and Others Appeal Asset Freeze

A reader brought to my attention that on October 19, 2012, Ed Cherry and other related entities had a notice of appeal recorded regarding the asset freeze for himself, The Sunshine State Land Trust Company, Growth Capital Funding, Florida Land Trust Services, and Zion Partners Irrevocable Trust. The court document reflect the asset freeze is … Read more