Debt Relief Salesman Pleads Guilty and Faces 20-Years in Jail for Defrauding Consumers

A Newport Beach, California, man pleaded guilty today for his role as a salesman at fraudulent debt relief firms that offered to settle credit card debts but instead took victims’ payments as undisclosed up-front fees, the Justice Department and U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced. John Vartanian, 57, pleaded guilty to one count of an indictment … Read more