All posts tagged "Mass Joinder"
Another Attorney Mortgage Relief Network Runs Into Legal Trouble
Legal News Line published a piece today on the action taken by the New Mexico Attorney General against Real Estate Law Center, Erikson Davis, Deepak Parwatikar, Balanced Legal Group, Pinnacle Law Center, Chad Pratt, and Balanced Legal...
- Posted June 6, 2017
Damian Kutzner Keeps Putting Off His Criminal Sentencing for Mass Joinder Scam
Damian Kutzner is a name some may recognize having been the alleged mastermind behind the failed debt relief efforts of United Law Group, and Brookstone Law. In 2014 Kutzner was charged with criminal activity for his role...
- Posted May 9, 2017
Another Debt Relief Attorney Loses Law License for Three Years
I’m not even going to pretend to know what it is like on the front lines of a legal practice in America. I’m not an attorney. But it must be tough because good attorneys keep falling for...
- Posted May 3, 2017
Mass Joinder Train Pulls Into Final Stop for Attorney R. Geoffrey Broderick
California attorney R. Geoffrey Broderick has been the subject of many posts over the years. You’ve got to give them guy credit for sticking with a task and not letting it go. Unfortunately the consumers who fell...
- Posted April 18, 2017
NM Attorney General Sues CA Mass Joinder Attorneys Over Bogus Promises
Reminiscent of the totally bogus efforts of primarily California attorneys on the past (think Brookstone Law Group, Kramer & Kaslow). The New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas (should be Badass) announced more suits against more California attorneys....
- Posted February 24, 2017
Damian Kutzner of Brookstone Law Group – BANNED
Damian Kutzner, one of the operators of a mortgage relief scheme that bilked millions of dollars from financially distressed homeowners, has agreed to a court order banning him from the debt relief business. The stipulated order resolves...
- Posted January 11, 2017
Debt Relief Attorney Kills Mother. Another Loses License.
Tragic is all I can think of to describe the subsequent events that happened to United Law Group and Brookstone Law. United Law Group (ULG) was an Irvine California operation that was selling hope to avoid the...
- Posted September 14, 2015
Another Lawyer Loses License Thanks to Debt Relief Industry
I can remember a time when Resolution Law Group and The Resolution Law Group were company names I heard frequently. Well today I heard it again. The Tampa Bay Times is reporting that attorney Ian Berger who...
- Posted August 7, 2015
Attorney Mitchell Stein Gets 204 Months in Federal Prison. Refunds to Begin.
It’s hard to believe it has been nearly four years I’ve been writing about Mitchell Stein, an attorney out of California who, at the time, was involved in the mass joinder approach of selling consumers hope they...
- Posted January 28, 2015
Reader Expresses Concern Over Spire Law Group Going POOF!
I received the following tip from a reader, send your tips in here. Apparently Spire Law Group has finally fully imploded. The reader says, “Spire Law is closed down( Aug 2014) leaving all their clients holding the...
- Posted December 2, 2014
Mortgage Scams Take Minutes to Nab Consumer But Years to Unwind
I received an update on a case where a receiver had been appointed to liquidate a scam mortgage relief group and provide restitution to consumers. This goes all the way back to a 2011 action by the...
- Posted November 12, 2014
Mass Joinder Player Phillip Kramer Resurfaces in Different Scheme Alleges CT & FL
In a bit of a shocker a couple of names who were hot and heavy in the front-end of the mass joinder schemes have resurfaced again according to the State of Connecticut and the Attorney General of...
- Posted August 26, 2014
Mass Joinder Mills Targets of Attorney General Action
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and Connecticut Attorney General George Jepson sued Berger Law Group, Resolution Law Group, and related entities and individuals over allegations that they collected at least $4.7 million in illegal upfront fees from...
- Posted August 8, 2014
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...
- Posted July 23, 2014
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...
- Posted May 13, 2014