California Cracks Down on Illegal Student Loan Debt Relief Companies

The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) announced it is requiring a Tustin-based student loan debt-relief company, Amerifed Doc Prep LLC, to pay penalties and refunds totaling more than $1.37 million after finding the company violated the California Consumer Financial Protection Law (CCFPL) by collecting illegal advance fees prohibited under the federal Telemarketing … Read more

Optima Advocates – CFPB Complaint ID 3094714

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-12-08T00:00:00.000 Product: Private student loan Issue: Dealing with your lender or servicer Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: Received a call from one of their representatives in XX/XX/2018, telling me about student loan refinance and pay off at a lower and more manageable payment. Put me on a payment … Read more