Four Years Later, Consumers Get Pennies From Debt Relief Scam

Four years ago now the California Department of Justice swooped in an shut down an enterprise they claimed was taking advantage of consumers who were seeking mortgage modification or actions against the mortgage company. More can be read here. The parties named in the original action included: Attorneys Processing Center, LLC, also doing business as … Read more

Mass Joinder Leader Mitchell Stein Found Guilty and Behind Bars for Years

A tipster just let me know that Mitchell Stein, the California attorney who was leading the charge selling consumers access to lawsuits to sue their lenders in a mass joinder action, was taken into custody today in court when he was found guilty on 14 counts in Florida today. Here is what the tipster said, … Read more

Mass Joinder Receiver Report States What They Found During Raid

The court appointed receiver of the law offices and companies that were raided and seized in the recent mass joinder actions in California has shown that the very issues were were all concerned about, appear to have been true. Marketers for lawyers selling access to mass joinder and tort litigation created such a network of … Read more

Consolidated Litigation Support Group, Just Another Player in the Mass Joinder Mess

A tipster (send in your tips here) sent me in the documents they received after contacting a sales representative from a mailer they received. For those not familiar with Consolidated Litigation Support Group, they appeared to surface after attorney Phillip Kramer did not renew his agreement with Mass Litigation Alliance. As of March 31, 2011, … Read more

BBB Warns Consumers to Be Careful of Mass Joinder Mailers

The St. Louis Better Business Bureau has issued a notice to consumers to be careful of the wave of mass joinder material that is being sent out to consumers. Some of the notices the alert covers already have appeared on this site as examples of mailers to be concerned about. You can see a copy … Read more

Quantum Law Firm Selling Mass Litigation Alliance Mass Joinder Lawsuit Participation. Looks Like a Blank Check.

A tipster (send in your tips here) sent in a recent cover letter from Quantum Law Firm that included the Mass Litigation Alliance engagement pack. The cover letter states all the consumer needs to do is have a representative come out to pick up the completed package. I frequently hear from people they are sold … Read more

Mass Joinder Case Infighting Worse Than High School. Co-Counsel Mitchell Stein Gets the Boot.

It what has become a train wreck of a battle between lawyers pressing forward mass joinder cases against banks for underlying mortgage issues, one of the co-counsels on Ronald v. Bank of America just got publicly dumped. On March 29, 2011 SML LLP and Apex Legal Group (“Moving Parties”) filed a motion to remove Mitchell … Read more

Mass Litigation Alliance Marketing for Mass Joinder Cases Seems Confusing and Deceptive. – Amy

“Dear Steve, I am attempting to clarify an association between Mass Litigation Alliance and attorney Mitchell J. Stein. This plot seems to be getting thicker and thicker. I spoke to a Mass Litigation Alliance representative on 3/16/11. He identified himself as Scott Weiner, whom I have verified is an attorney licensed in IL, residing in … Read more

Mass Litigation Alliance Sends Presentation Showing Phillip Kramer and Mitchell Stein Working Together With MLA

Mass Litigation Alliance just sent me the following presentation which is confusing because it sure looks like Mitchell Stein and Phillip Kramer are working together through Mass Litigation Alliance on selling consumers access into mass joinder mortgage litigation. The last slide is the one of most interest in making a connection between Kramer and Stein. … Read more

I Just Got a Mass Joinder Litigation Settlement Notification Mailer. – Sandra

“Dear Steve, I just resceived a mass joinder litigation lawsuit final notice, and litigation settlement notification by Litigation Settlement Department, Irvine, CA 92626 against Flagstar Bank. I need to know if this is a scam or not. The lady at the law office–she said she needed to go speak to the lawyer on a question … Read more

Mass Joinder & Mass Litigation Affiliate and Marketing Information

In an effort to wrap my head around who are the current players in the marketing of mass joinder and mass litigation when it comes to mortgages I’m posting this article. This post draws no conclusions but is simply a repository of examples of this type of marketing. If you have any additional examples, please … Read more