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

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 California Attorney General against companies selling “Mass Joinder” mortgage elimination. The pitch seemed like an instantly addictive drug … Read more

California Attorneys Facing Disbarment as a Result of Targeting Homeowners

Two Southern California attorneys are facing disbarment and a third faces a disciplinary trial after a joint investigation by the State Bar’s Office of Chief Trial Counsel and the Attorney General’s Office into a loan modification scam that targeted distressed homeowners, the State Bar of California announced today. The proposed discipline is the result of … Read more

Update on Bankruptcy Filing of “Real Estate Scam” Mass Joinder King Philip Kramer

I previously published this post on the initial chapter 7 bankruptcy filing for Kramer & Kaslow mass joinder attorney Philip Kramer. on February 22, 2011 Kramer filed the missing detailed schedules. But first I present to you this gem. So let’s take a look at how successful Philip Kramer was with the mass joinder efforts. … Read more

Philip Kramer Files Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. Mass Joinder King Falls Hard.

A tipster (send in your tips here) just let me know about the Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing of Philip Kramer, of Kramer & Kaslow fame. Kramer was at the heart of the mass joinder, sue your lender craze that the State of California shutdown. Philip Kramer listed about 4,000 individual creditors in his filing and … Read more

California AG Speaks Out on Mass Joinder & Tort Litigation Raids

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that the California Department of Justice, in conjunction with the State Bar of California, has sued multiple entities accused of fraudulently taking millions of dollars from thousands of homeowners who were led to believe they would receive relief on their mortgages. Attorney General Harris sued Philip Kramer, … Read more

Philip Kramer, Kramer & Kaslow, and Attorney Processing Center Sued in California

A wonderful tipster (send in your tips here) forwarded to me a lawsuit against Philip Kramer, Kramer & Kaslow, and Attorney Processing Center by Jeff Yarchever and Jay Bird, LLC. The suit was filed on June 10, 2011. The suit alleges that in December 2010, Yarchever was approached by Lance Cutsforth to help him find … Read more