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

Debt Relief Scammer Headed to Jail After Pleading Guilty

An Orange County, California, man pleaded guilty today for his role in operating 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. Jeremy Nelson, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of an indictment alleging conspiracy … Read more

Two Debt Settlement Individuals Plead Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud Consumers through Fraudulent Debt Relief Services Firms

Two individuals pleaded guilty today for their roles at fraudulent debt relief services companies 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 (USPIS) announced. Athena Maldonado, 30, and Christopher Harati, 31, both of Orange County, California, pleaded guilty to … Read more

Debt Settlement Executives / Sales Reps Face Up to 20 Years in Jail

A friend sent in this announcement from the Department of Justice. Wow! A grand jury in Santa Ana, California, indicted three individuals for allegedly operating fraudulent debt relief services companies 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. … Read more

RIP Nelson Gamble & Associates and Jackson Hunter Morris & Knight

So here is the predictable circle of life with some of the debt relief troubles I’ve written about. I write about a company. I get attacked that I don’t know what I’m talking about. The regulators take action. The company is toast. Sometimes the underlying people behind these efforts make a ton of money, stash … Read more

Checkmate Debt Solutions / Financial Helping Hands – Consumer Complaint – December 18, 2012

Consumer Statement: Nelson Gamble & Associates; Jackson Hunter Morris & Knight LLP and Checkmate Debt Solutions entered into an agreement with me to handle my debts. I have not heard a thing from them in over 4 months. Their telephone numbers are not working web site is close. I have no way of contacting them. … Read more

FTC Slams Shut Operations of Debt Relief Marketers We’ve Written About

Today the Federal Trade Commission announced actions against a number of debt relief companies. Ironically, one was BlackRock Professional Corporation that I wrote about last week, here. Another was Jackson Hunter Morris & Knight, which we’ve written about here. Also named in the action are Nelson Gamble & Associates, which we’ve written about here. The … Read more

Scott Law Group Updates Debt Settlement Companies They’ve Filed Against

The Scott Law Group is very active in suing debt settlement companies in the State of Washington. Their litigation page now lists 59 debt settlement companies or related entities in active litigation. – Source They have recently added the following companies to their active litigation page. Debt Pay Gateway, Inc. Debt Pay, Inc. Fidelity Debt … Read more

Nelson Gamble & Associates In More Trouble

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit against Jeremy Nelson of Trabuco Canyon, California, and his two companies for operating debt settlement businesses that took money from consumers to settle their debts but failed to deliver on their promises. “We will take action to protect Ohioans from unfair business practices regardless of where the … Read more

Ohio AG Files Against California Debt Relief Companies Who Did Not Give Refunds

On March 8, 2012 the State of Ohio filed suit against Nelson Gamble & Associates, Jackson Hunter, Morris & Knight, and Jeremy Nelson. The suit alleges that Nelson Gamble & Associates, a Colorado corporation, that said they were actually located at 18101 Von Karman Avenue, 3rd Floor, Irvine, California 92612. and Jackson Hunter Morris & … Read more

Global Client Solutions Moves Unusual Nelson Gamble & Associates FL Case to Federal Court

On December 11, 2011, Global Client Solutions moved a case against them to Federal Court. The case is Ronda Andrews v. Nelson Gamble & Associates and Global Client Solutions. The case alleges that in August or September, Nelson Gamble and Associates contacted Andrews and offered their services in the form of a consumer debt consolidation … Read more

BBB Warns Consumers About Nelson Gamble & Associates

A warning out of Oklahoma by the Better Business Bureau, Operations Director, Jim David, warns consumers about a debt settlement company, Nelson Gamble & Associates. NTV is warning consumers about Nelson Gamble & Associates: A company called Nelson Gamble & Associates located in Irvine, CA has an “F” rating with the BBB. It advertises debt … Read more

Nelson Gamble & Associates – Scam, Complaint, Review, or Praise?

Please share your experience with this debt relief company and provide your review and feedback, in the comments section below. The goal of this page is to allow people to share information that may be important to help others to make a more informed decision regarding their experience with this debt relief company. Here are … Read more