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Despicable Debt Relief Mailer Spoofs IRS

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A kind reader just sent in the following mailer which seems problematic on two fronts. The first is the use of the consumer credit reporting data to send the mailer. Others are being sued over such actions. See this article. The second big problem is the letter appears to want to spoof an official government letter to look like it ... Read More »

    Is FSDR or Texas Assistance Center Legitimate to Help Me With My Debt? – Mary

    Texas Assistance Center

    “Dear Steve, Is this company legitimate? They talk about my credit card debt… how do they get access to that type of information? Mary” Dear Mary, Thank you for sending in a scan of the flyer you received. I have no idea what the outside looked like but my best is it may have been posing as an official looking ... Read More »

      They Say I Can Get Rid of My Debt Because of Dept of Treasury Publication 4681


      “Dear Steve, I am currently experiencing a financial hardship and looking for help. I keep receiving mail from an Assistance Center. I’ve received two different mailings that are basically the same but with different phone numbers. I called one number and I just had a bad feeling about the legitimacy of it. Both notifications reference the Dept of Treasury Publication ... Read More »

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