Update on Case Involving https://getoutofdebt.org, Rescue One Financial, and Fake Lawsuits

by Paul Alan Levy Over the past few months, I have reported, to some extent jointly with Eugene Volokh, on a purportedly pro se lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. Brought against a fictional defendant and submitted with a forged proposed consent order, the proceeding resulted in … Read more

Update on Case Involving GetOutOfDebt.org, Rescue One Financial, and Fake Lawsuits

by Paul Alan Levy Over the past few months, I have reported, to some extent jointly with Eugene Volokh, on a purportedly pro se lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. Brought against a fictional defendant and submitted with a forged proposed consent order, the proceeding resulted in … Read more

Rhode Island Lawsuit Update on https://getoutofdebt.org Complaint

It’s not often I get to write about the https://getoutofdebt.org site and a legal story but here is an update about a case in Rhode Island. You can read the history of the case here. Here are some excerpts that the Providence Journal published on the case. “A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit aimed … Read more

Update on Interesting Issue That Involves GetOutOfDebt.org and Truth

The following article is reposted with permission from Public Citizen. Dozens of suspicious court cases, with missing defendants, aim at getting web pages taken down or deindexed  PAUL ALAN LEVY AND EUGENE VOLOKH There are about 25 court cases throughout the country that have a suspicious profile: All involve allegedly self-represented plaintiffs, yet they have … Read more

Did Bradley Smith and Rescue One Financial Get Duped to File This Fake Lawsuit?

Recently the kind people and the brainiac attorney Paul Levy at Public Citizen contacted me and asked if I had any knowledge about a lawsuit filed in Rhode Island by a “Bradley Smith” in California against an alleged “Deborah Garcia” in Rhode Island that resulted in a court order to remove pages from GetOutOfDebt.org from … Read more

Success Link Processing Won’t Give Me My Money Back

Question: Dear Steve, I was enrolled in a program Success Link Processing through a company I saw in the Filipino Channel. The company I saw was Financial Rescue LLC owned by Rod Mercado. He promised us that our problems will go away if we enroll in his program, the said company Success Link Processing LLC. … Read more

Financial Rescue – Consumer Complaint – July 27, 2015

Consumer Complaint Submission

Consumer Statement: I was enrolled into Success Link Processing via Financial Rescue LLC on December 2013. I was told by my friend about the owner Rod Mercado from The Filipino Channel talking about his services so she called and enrolled with them. I was already enrolled at CCCS, when she told me to get out … Read more

Financial Rescue, Success Link, Jack Walsh Firm, Bella Financial – Consumer Complaint –

Consumer Statement: I’ve been doing some investigating of my own and here some of the things I’ve found out. First of all the member Marilyn Labre, you mentioned in your last blog about them, is actually the US citizen person that Rod Mercado married to gain passage into the US. He has been trying to … Read more

Reader Raises Concerns About Financial Rescue, LLC and Success Link Processing, LLC by Consumer

I received an email from a reader, along with a filed complaint, who expressed some serious concerns about two companies selling debt settlement services; Financial Rescue, LLC and Success Link Processing, LLC. The reader sent in the following statement: “In August of last year, I enrolled in this company from Financial Rescue LLC in Milpitas, … Read more

Financial Rescue, LLC and Success Link Processing, LLC – Consumer Complaint – March 9, 2015

Consumer Statement: In August of last year, I enrolled in this company from Financial Rescue LLC in Milpitas, CA. They are a local run company, I saw on TV. They entered me and my mother in a company named Success Link Processing LLC which we knew nothing about. Financial Rescue took all our information over … Read more

Best Debt Settlement Awards Announced by 10 Best Debt

10 Best Debt is a rapidly expanding, award-distributing organization that gives recognition to companies that deal with debt in different categories. The organization recently created a list of 10 companies that are ranked at the top of each category and has released some of the contenders in the category of Best Debt Settlement Firm. Clinton … Read more