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 Mass Joinder Marketing Complaint Unsealed

Last week the Consumer Financial Protection Agency and the State of Florida filed a complaint against a whole host of folks for selling consumers mass joinder lawsuits against their lenders. The named Plaintiffs included Benn Willcox, BM Marketing Group, File Intake Solutions, Legal Intake Solutions, Marc Hoffman, Michael Harper, Nationwide Management Solutions, The Hoffman Law … Read more

Guys and Gals With Guns Raid Mortgage Assistance Law Firm

Yesterday The Hoffman Law Group in Florida was raided by armed law enforcement officers after the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and The State of Florida obtained a temporary restraining order against Michael Harper, Benn Willcox, Marc Hoffman, The Hoffman Law Group, The Residential Litigation Group, Nationwide Management Solutions, Legal Intake Solutions, File Intake Solutions, and … 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

Idaho Puts a Halt to The Residential Litigation Group Advertising Mailer

Thanks to a kind tipster (send in your tips here) I received a copy of a cease and desist order by the State of Idaho against The Residential Litigation Group. This is company that is selling services that claims to be based out of Washington, DC and offers foreclosure defense. It appears the company was … Read more

Should I Believe What The Resolution Law Group Tells Me? – Larraine

“Dear Steve, I received a letter from “The Resolution Law Group, P.C.” (quotations mine) at 500 West Putman Ave, Suite 400, Greenwich, CT, 06830. They claim to have filed a Complex Tort Action against Wells Fargo Bank, my mortgage lender, and have invited me to be a potential plaintiff in a suit for fraudulent lender/servicer … Read more