Murphy Law

Since the introduction of I-Phones, Americans have enjoyed – some would say become addicted- to the ubiquitous game applications such as Bejeweled and Angry Birds. Such games have become extremely profitable for developers for both in game fees and advertising. Not surprising, game users have found that the businesses hosting such games have found ways… Read More »

Government Enforcement Proceeding Against Fake Consumer Advocates

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November 19, 2014 The Florida Attorney General together with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) filed enforcement actions against Consumer Collection Advocates, Corp., and Michael Robert Ettus, CCA Principal, for allegedly targeting consumers who were victims of previous consumer frauds or scams. In return for upfront payments and a percentage of any recovery, the company contracted… Read More »

Consumer Rights Attorney in Fort Lauderdale Interviewed On Forced Arbitration by Money Talks News.


Robert Murphy Consumer Rights Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Florida Experts in the video say, forced arbitration is used by companies to prevent them from being sued by you. They do this by adding language into their contracts – often in very tiny print – that requires the signer to submit to an arbitration process of… 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 »

Fair Lending Practices Attorney Robert Murphy

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CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU TO HOLD AUTO LENDERS ACCOUNTABLE FOR ILLEGAL DISCRIMINATORY MARKUP Bureau Provides Guidance on Fair Lending Practices to Indirect Auto Lenders WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a bulletin explaining that certain lenders that offer auto loans through dealerships are responsible for unlawful, discriminatory pricing. Potentially discriminatory… Read More »

Vehicle Dealers Indicted in Philadelphia for Odometer Fraud


Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, January 18, 2013 Used Motor Vehicle Dealers Indicted in Philadelphia for Odometer Tampering Odometer Fraud A federal grand jury in Philadelphia unsealed an indictment yesterday charging Kyle Novitsky, 45, and Judith Aloe, 52, both of North Miami Beach, Fla., with making false odometer statements,… Read More »