Will I Get Me Money Back by Disputing the Scam Charges on My Credit Card?

Question: Dear Steve, I got scammed by a real estate investing “training/mentoring” program and now I have a debt of $30,000 (price of the 1 year package). I have tried to dispute the charges with the various credit card companies. However, I am encountering resistance and even denials because I did not file the dispute … Read more

Get Rich Quick in Real Estate Promoter Sentenced to 11 Years in Federal Prison

In April, 2011 I wrote about Eric Farrington who was a get rich in real estate “self-made millionaire.” At the time he was selling courses and seminars about how to get rich in real estate. Well Farrington, who proclaimed he had 25 years of experience as a motivational speaker, just got about half of that … Read more

Something Seems Fishy About My Homeowners Advocate and Impact Debt Settlement. – Josh

“Dear Steve, I recently ran into this loan modification company and wanted some help researching them. Something just doesnt seem right here. The companies website is http://www.myhomeownersadvocate.com/. It appears Sean Horan owns the business from what the BBB has here http://www.bbb.org/san-diego/business-reviews/real-estate-loans/my-homeowners-advocate-in-san-diego-ca-171997987/. They have an F Rating Its odd that this Loan Modifcation company is located … Read more

Prince of Darkness Charged in Real Estate Scam

Photo: Annia316 A Nepalese con-man known as “the Dark Prince” managed to fraudulently obtain ownership of some luxury condos in San Francisco and then took out $2.2 million in an equity loan against the properties. Besides “the Dark Prince” Kaushal Niroula, 29, a former tennis instructor Winston Lum, was arrested along with Jay Shah and … Read more