Credit Repair Scams – Unlawful Practices

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed two lawsuits against two of the largest credit repair companies (Lexington Law, CreditRepair.com and various affiliates) in the U.S. Lexington Law, CreditRepair.com and other affiliates face accusations of engaging in...

Most Consumer Complaints Are about Scams

Consumers have reported more than 530,000 complaints relating to scams. The top 3 scams (Imposter scams, Debt collection, and Identity theft). The Debt collection scam is when imposters pose as a collection agency and try to strong arm consumers with threats. These...

Robo Call Scams Out of Control

According to the Washington Post, more than 50% of the phone calls you receive in 2019 will be some sort of scam. Robo calls also known as robot calls can reach thousands of consumers each day and depending on the technology it could be millions. There are ways to...

Affordable Care Act Could Be Eliminated

On December 14, 2018 the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could be eliminated on the grounds that the Individual mandate was unconstitutional. Federal district court judge for the Northern District of Texas issued a ruling to strike down the Affordable Care Act. This is...

Beware of Student Loan Scams

Beware of student loan scams! According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), operators of two Florida-based student loan debt relief schemes are banned from providing any debt relief. These two operations were collecting upfront fees and falsely promising consumers...

FCC to Restrict Robo Calls

The FCC is stepping up their game in an effort to restrict the intrusive and annoying Robo calls also known as Robot calls. Many of us receive these types of calls on a daily basis. A Robo call is a phone call that uses a computerized auto-dialer to deliver a...

Fraudulent Debt Collection Calls

Scam calls and emails are at an all-time high with scammers frequently finding new methods to target their victims. More recently, a scam involving fraudulent debt collection calls has surfaced where the caller poses as a representative of a collection agency working...