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Small United Debt Counselors Refunds On the Way to Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 5,745 checks totaling more than $480,000 to people who lost money to a debt relief scheme that misled its customers and charged illegal upfront fees. United Debt Counselors exaggerated how much money people would save using its services. Its direct mail ads looked like official documents from a bank … Read more

United Debt Counselors, LLC – CFPB Complaint 2017-07-15

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2017-07-15 Product: Credit card debt Issue: False statements or representation Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: when I contacted United Debt Services, they explained to me that the contract is for 24 months, and the first three payments will be for services. After that my payments was XXXX to … Read more

United Debt Counselors, LLC – CFPB Complaint

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2017-04-11T00:00:00 Product: Debt settlement Issue: Fraud or scam Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided Consumer Complaint: Back in XXXX of XXXX I had credit card debt. I regretfully signed up with United Debt Counselors to try to help me. They took close to {$5600.00} from me and did nothing. When I … Read more

Is United Debt Counselors Being Straight About Bankruptcy?

United Debt Counselors just sent out a press release which hit my news feed. United Debt says they’ve been helping people for “over half a decade.” Congratulations on making it five years. Aren’t these the same folks who were United Debt Services and then United Debt Counselors? I’ll post the full press release below but … Read more

United Debt Counselors Settles With Federal Trade Commission

It looks like a company that raised my attention back in 2014 has finally run afoul of the Federal Trade Commission. In my article, their mailer raised concerns or questions with me as well. In fact the sample mailer in the FTC complaint appears to be identical to the one a reader sent in that … Read more