Remember Michael Harper from Hoffman Law Group? Check Out New Mugshot.

I was alerted that Michael Harper from the old mortgage modification – Hoffman Law Group — has resurfaced in a mugshot. The Palm Beach Post is reporting “A Palm Beach Gardens-area man paid more than $300,000 in kickbacks to sober homes and drug-treatment centers to steer patients’ urine samples to two testing labs, authorities alleged … Read more

CFPB and Florida Attorney General Obtain $27.7 Million Judgment Against Foreclosure Relief Scam Companies

On May 29, 2015 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the State of Florida were granted a final judgment against the Hoffman Law Group and corporate affiliates accused of using deceptive marketing practices and scamming distressed homeowners into paying illegal advance fees. Working together, five companies tricked consumers into paying millions of dollars in illegal … Read more

CFPB Goes After Mortgage Relief Scammers

Consumer advisory: Don’t fall for a foreclosure relief scam or bogus legal help The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and 15 states announced a sweep against foreclosure relief scammers that used deceptive marketing tactics to rip off distressed homeowners across the country. The Bureau is filing three lawsuits against companies … Read more

Hoffman Law Group Labeled Scam by Former Lawyer

The Hoffman Law Group, who promised all sorts of mortgage relief for troubled homeowners, is certainly in the hot seat. Both the Palm Beach Post and WKMG in Orlando have recent articles about allegations and activities. The Orlando story was interesting. The video below shows a local reporter trying to get a comment from attorney … Read more

Marc Hoffman of Hoffman Law Group to Face Bar Issues

The Hoffman Law Group is/was a Florida based company that is said to have provided foreclosure rescue services and solicited consumers for mass joinder suits against lenders. This approach has been problematic and a number of authorities have warned consumers about this type of activity. The Palm Beach Post is reporting: “A North Palm Beach … Read more

Foreclosure Advisers – Let’s Play Do They Comply

A reader sent in a screen shot of a webpage that uses the American flag and the picture of President Obama to essentially sell foreclosure assistance services. It’s been a while since we played “Do They Comply” where readers leave comments if they think the advertisement does or does not comply with regulations. This page … Read more