Fake Attorneys Talked Consumers Out of Money for Debts They Didn’t Owe

Three defendants who allegedly posed as lawyers and falsely threatened to sue people or have them arrested for failing to pay on debts they did not owe are banned from the debt collection business under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. The settlement resolves an FTC complaint filed in July 2017, alleging that the …

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FTC Stops More Fake Debt Collectors Operating as Alliance Law Group

The Federal Trade Commission has charged a debt collection operation with taking people’s money for fake debts they did not owe by posing as lawyers and falsely threatening to sue or have them arrested if they did not pay. A federal court temporarily halted the operation and froze its assets at the request of the …

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