FTC Adds U.S. Debt Relief and Others to Student Loan Debt Relief Lawsuit

The Federal Trade Commission has apparently found a few more parties to add to their ongoing court action against a host of other companies and people who are thought to have sold services in violation of FTC rules. The original suit can be found here. The new parties added are Studora, U.S. Debt Relief, Capital … Read more

FTC Halts Deceptive Student Debt Relief Scheme that Bilked Consumers out of Millions

It appears two past names in debt relief got together again to launch a new debt relief scheme. Back in 2010, I wrote a piece about Provident Law Group that was involved in the mortgage modification business. “I was told Duong is not an attorney and has a background in brokering sub-prime mortgages. It is … Read more

How the Provident Law Group Loan Modification Program in California is Alleged to Try to Sidestep the Upfront Fee Ban

California has been tough on loan modification companies and in fact passed laws to prevent upfront fees. One of the companies that recently came under attack was a company I wrote about, Liberty Law Firm. After my piece KTLA did their own investigative report on Liberty. According to an confidential source, that contacted me at … Read more