CFPD Alleges Firm Engaged In Illegal Debt Collection Practices

Weltman, Weinberg & Reis, based in Cleveland, Ohio, regularly collects debt related to credit cards, installment loan contracts, mortgage loans, and student loans. It collects on debts nationwide but only files collection lawsuits in seven states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. The CFPB alleges that the firm engaged in illegal debt… Read More »

Protecting Central Florida Consumers Rights Lawyer Bob Murphy

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  CLSMF: Protecting Central Florida Consumers’ Rights   2015 First Quarter E-Newsletter   A Message From CLSMF Advocacy Director and Deputy Director, Kimberly Sanchez Consumer protection laws provide individuals with a way to fight back against abusive business practices. Most of these abusive business practices target the elderly, disabled and very poor. However, as the justice gap… Read More »

CFPB takes action to stop Florida company from engaging in illegal debt-relief practice

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Unfair Debt Collection Attorney Fort Lauderdale, Florida The Bureau alleges company’s conduct is abusive and deceptive WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today filed a complaint in a federal district court against a Florida debt-relief company that misled consumers across the country and charged illegal fees for their services. The Bureau plans… Read More »

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU TAKES ACTION TO STOP FLORIDA COMPANY FROM ENGAGING IN ILLEGAL DEBT-RELIEF PRACTICE

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Bureau Alleges Company’s Conduct is Abusive and Deceptive WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today filed a complaint in a federal district court against a Florida debt-relief company that misled consumers across the country and charged illegal fees for their services. The Bureau plans to submit a proposed consent order that, if… Read More »

U.S. Defendants Who Allegedly Abetted Fake Debt Collector Calls from India Agree to Settle FTC Charges

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Callers Often Posed as Law Enforcement Authorities; Defendants will Be Permanently Barred from Debt Collection, Surrender Ill-Gotten Gains A California man who worked with bogus debt collectors in India has agreed to settle FTC charges that he and his companies deceived and threatened consumers into paying debts that were not owed or that the defendants… Read More »

Attorney General Announces Suit Against JPMorgan Chase for Fraudulent and Unlawful Debt-Collection Practices

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Fraudulent and Unlawful Debt-Collection Practices  Attorney General Kamala D. Harris of California Announces Suit Against JPMorgan Chase for Fraudulent and Unlawful Debt-Collection Practices. LOS ANGELES — Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today filed an enforcement action against JPMorgan Chase & Co. (Chase) alleging that the bank engaged in fraudulent and unlawful debt-collection practices against tens… Read More »

Consumer Financial Protection Attorney Fort Lauderdale

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CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU TAKES ACTION AGAINST TWO COMPANIES FOR CHARGING ILLEGAL DEBT-RELIEF FEES WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today filed a complaint in a federal district court in New York against two debt-relief service providers that allegedly charged consumers illegal advance fees for debt-settlement services. The Bureau is seeking to… Read More »

Fair Debt Collection Attorney Murphy Law

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Fair Debt Collection Defense Lawyer for collection agency sanctioned and ordered to pay damages assessed against his client. In the recent decision in Anchondo V. Dunn, 2013 WL 599798 (10th Cir., Feb. 19, 2013), the Tenth Circuit affirmed the award of sanctions by the District of New Mexico against defense counsel Steven R. Dunn (“Attorney… Read More »