Mind Blown – Morgan Drexen Issues Still Floating About a Decade Later

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Morgan Drexen was a large settlement company that at one time was making huge waves in the debt relief world. After regulators took aim at the company, things fell apart. There is a huge archive of previous posts I’ve written that involved Morgan Drexen. Frankly, I thought Morgan Drexen was now out of my life … Read more

A Very Sad Damian Kutzner of Brookstone Law Group is Off to Club Fed

At one time Damian Kutzner was living the debt relief high life. He had participated or even concocted the mass joinder mortgage elimination scheme at the height of the real estate meltdown. A large number of good people believed the sales hype. The end result was a couple of attorneys who are suspended, a couple … Read more

Jeremy Foti Totally Innocent in Brookstone Law Group Fraud Case – Says Attorney

In the ongoing saga of Brookstone Law Group who the Federal Trade Commission took action against for harming consumers, recent court documents paint a conflicting point of view. The smart attorney Michael Thurman, who is representing Jeremy Foti, says the FTC action against Foti should be dismissed. Court documents make the claim Foti is not … Read more

Howard Law / Morgan Drexen Debt Settlement Extended Battle Not Ending Anytime Soon

For those who were not victims of the debt settlement attorney network known as Morgan Drexen, you may not recognize the name. No worries. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) alleged Howard Law, P.C.; Williamson & Howard, LLP; the Williamson Firm, LLC; Vincent Howard; and Lawrence Williamson took over the operation and continue the alleged … Read more

CFPB Sues Debt Relief Attorneys for Collecting Illegal Fees from Struggling Consumers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today took action against a ring of law firms and attorneys who collaborated to charge illegal fees to consumers seeking debt relief. In a complaint filed in federal court, the CFPB alleges that Howard Law, P.C., the Williamson Law Firm, LLC, and Williamson & Howard, LLP, as well as attorneys … Read more

What Should I Tell My Sister About Morgan Drexen, Williamson & Howard, and Seila Law?

Question: Dear Steve, My sister, who lives in Florida, is having financial troubles and I just started researching her situation. – She started “debt consolidation” with Morgan Drexen a couple of years ago. – They had an affiliation with William Gwaltney, a FL law firm. – At some point, she was switched to Williamson & … Read more

Court Orders Attorneys to Cough Up $5 Million for Debt Settlement Refunds

Judge Stanton has ordered that Vincent Howard, Howard Law, Lawrence Williamson, The Williamson Law Firm, and Williamson & Howard should cough up $5,326,981.13 that should be refunded to consumers for illegal advanced fee attorney model debt settlement services. This was a continuation of the Morgan Drexen mess. However, before any consumer gets excited that they … Read more

Logic Escapes Me in Howard Law Court Argument

OMG, the Morgan Drexen lawsuit is still ongoing. I refuse to go back over all the history on this attorney model debt settlement suit. If you want to learn more, click here. The Morgan Drexen suit morphed into additional action against Vincent Howard, Howard Law, Lawrence Williamson, Williamson & Howard, and the Williamson Law Firm. … Read more

Morgan Drexen Problems Not Over Even In Their Own Bankruptcy

The national debt settlement company Morgan Drexen, whose successors are embroiled in their own legal troubles, seem to be facing more upcoming issues from their own bankruptcy filing. On April 30, 2015 Morgan Drexen filed for bankruptcy protection. The filing was converted to a Chapter 11 reorganization and then back to a Chapter 7 liquidation. … Read more

CFPB Wins Final Judgment Against Morgan Drexen for Illegal Debt-Relief Scheme

At the request of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a federal district court entered a final judgment this week against debt relief company Morgan Drexen, Inc., resolving a lawsuit filed by the CFPB in August 2013. The Bureau’s lawsuit against Morgan Drexen alleged that the company charged illegal upfront fees and deceived consumers. The court … Read more

I’m Now Thinking Debt Settlement Attorney Aissac Aiono Must be Either a Liar or an Idiot

Frankly I’m just ashamed and disgusted by revelations in recent court documents filed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in the case against Morgan Drexen which then sucked in attorneys continuing the illegal advance fee debt settlement enterprise. One of those participants actually threatened to sue me when I first wrote about the activity. … Read more

Kerthump is the Sound the Morgan Drexen Judgment Made

Yesterday the court issued a final judgment against the once soaring and now defunct debt settlement company Morgan Drexen. I’ll let the court order do the talking. “IT IS ORDERED: 1. Restitution: Judgment for equitable monetary relief is entered in favor of the CFPB and against Morgan Drexen in the amount of $132,882,488 as restitution … Read more

Seila Law – Williamson & Howard – Debt Settlement Strangers?

The court battles drag on in the ex-Morgan Drexen case that subsequently involved successor law firms and attorneys. Specifically, Vincent Howard, Howard Law, Lawrence Williamson, Williamson & Howard, and the Williamson Law Firm are still battling the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The CFPB thinks these people should be held in contempt and pay monetary … Read more