Is Defense Lawyers a Reputable or Legitimate Company to Work With? – Gwynne

“Dear Steve, A debt consolidation company contacted me by phone this week inquiring if I would be interested in reducing my credit card debt. I listened to what they had to say, however, I did not give them my credit card numbers or bank names as I did not know if they were legitimate or … Read more

Ed Cherry Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Update

Recently I wrote about the bankruptcy filing of debt relief entrepreneur Ed Cherry of Hess Kennedy and Fidelity Land Trust, The Consumer Law Center fame, here. At the time of his bankruptcy filing his filing was missing a number of documents. Those have subsequently been filed. The updated documents show: Ed Cherry owns personal property … Read more

Credit Counseling, Credit Repair, Debt Settlement and Other Scams Are Target of FTC Sweep

The Federal Trade Commission recently annound operation Short Change, an effort to help curb abuses of consumers by groups claiming to offer help. Here is a summary of the companies targeted under Operation Short Change. California Mezey & Associates, Inc., Campos Chartered Law Firm, The Consumer Protection Law Center dba Consumer Law Center, LLC Desist … Read more