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Company Claiming to Reduce Credit Card Interest Rates – Shuttered by FTC

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The FTC has settled two actions that charged marketers with deceptively claiming they could reduce consumers’ credit card interest rates. Both operations allegedly made deceptive telemarketing calls, called consumers on the Do Not Call Registry, and used illegal robocalls. The settlements will ban all of the defendants from selling debt relief services. Advanced Management Services The FTC charged that Advanced ... Read More »

    Companies Making Calls Promising to Reduce Credit Card Interest Rates Get Ass Slapped By FTC

    I can’t tell you how many calls I get from autodialers promising to reduce the interest rates on my credit cards. I’m not alone in receiving these calls. My only regret is I’ve been unable to record the calls when they come in. Well the Federal Trade Commission has take action against companies that make these calls. At the request ... Read More »

      Illinois Attorney General Madigan Sues Company Making Debt Reduction Promises

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      Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan today filed a lawsuit targeting a telemarketing scam that promises to immediately reduce consumers’ credit card interest rates but ultimately fails to achieve any savings for consumers. “During these difficult economic times, consumers are understandably looking for ways to ease the burdens of rising debt,” Madigan said. “But I urge consumers to be wary when ... Read More »

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