Jan 24, 2022

If you have ever filed for bankruptcy and Webbank is a creditor, your credit report may be illegally damaged by them.

January 24th, 2022|Bankruptcy, Credit Repair, Credit Score|

Last year and 2020 were not great years for Webbank for its customers who had filed for bankruptcy.  Numerous lawsuits had been filed against Webbank for improperly reporting a discharged debt or a settled debt as open and late. So Who or What is “Webbank”? Webbank is the bank that finances companies like Fingerhut, Dell [...]

Jan 20, 2022

Gloves come off – The CFPB and Lexington file cross Motion for partial Summary Judgment in CFPB v Lexington Law.

January 20th, 2022|Credit Repair|

Background The CFPB has accused Lexington Law of violating the Telemarketing Sales Rule.  Under the Telemarketing Sales Rule (“TSR”), a regulation created by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) under the Telemarketing Sales Act, credit repair companies: must tell the consumer how long the credit repair company’s services will take; cannot charge “any fee or consideration” [...]

Jan 18, 2022

The CFPB is now coming after sellers of paid credit repair programs. Multilevel marketing company agents and owners, beware!

January 18th, 2022|Credit Repair|

Just last September in 2021, the CFPB filed a lawsuit against Credit Repair Cloud and Daniel Rosen (“CRC”), its owner, for violating the Telemarketing Sales Rule (“TSR”).  The TSR prohibits credit repair companies from charging fees in advance of providing and completing services for a consumer.  Completion of service is defined as six months after [...]

Nov 15, 2021

Your Bankruptcy May Not Have Given You That Fresh Start You Wanted. Here’s Why

November 15th, 2021|Credit Score|

5 Reasons That Might Hold You Back From Getting a Fresh Start Many people who have been drowning in debt have been seduced by their bankruptcy attorney to get a “fresh start” by filing for Chapter 7 or 13. The promises of discharging debts who have been hounding consumers for years has had great appeal, but [...]

Oct 26, 2021

The CFPB Vs Credit Repair Cloud… Could You Be Next?

October 26th, 2021|Credit Repair|

CFPB's Lawsuits: Could You, a Customer Or Seller Of Credit Repair, Be Next? Since 2019, the CFPB has filed several lawsuits against credit repair companies that do not observe the Telemarketing Sales Rules (“TSRs”). In short, the TSRs prohibit a credit repair company from collecting fees from a consumer until 6 months after the credit repair [...]

Oct 19, 2021

Why You Should No Longer Pay Monthly For Credit Repair

October 19th, 2021|Credit Repair|

Are Monthly Fees Illegal In Credit Repair? In a word…it's illegal. OK, that’s really 2 words. Either way, it’s just not legal for a credit repair company to charge you on a monthly basis for credit repair. Mention the phrase “Telemarketing Sales Rules'' and your credit repair pro and one of two things will happen. [...]

Oct 19, 2021

Selling Credit Repair Services For a Credit Repair Company Can Get You Into Deep Trouble

October 19th, 2021|Credit Repair|

Telemarketing Sales Rule & Payment Restrictions On Sales Of Credit Repair Services Did you know that credit repair companies are governed by the Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? Good. Did you also know that the FTC and CFPB have prohibited credit repair companies from charging fees for credit repair until at [...]

Oct 14, 2021

5 Ways To Tell If You Are Dealing With a Real Credit Repair Lawyer

October 14th, 2021|Credit Repair|

How Do I Know If a Credit Repair Law Firm Is Legit?  Now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) is going after credit repair companies who do not comply with the Telemarketing Sales Rules (“TSRs”), we fully expect to see more Credit Repair Lawyers to come to the rescue of consumers with troubled credit. [...]

Oct 8, 2021

Finally, Free & Legitimate Credit Repair From a Credit Repair Law Firm

October 8th, 2021|Credit Repair|

Our New Credit Repair Program Will Give You 3 Free Dispute Letters At No Charge “3 for Free” is the name of our new program.  Just give us your credit reports and we will draft up to 3 dispute letters for you, for free.  We are not a credit repair company, but rather, a credit [...]

Sep 7, 2021

Top 5 Reasons To Try Our Credit Repair Program At Credit Repair Lawyers Of America

September 7th, 2021|Credit Repair|

Should You Enroll In a Michigan Credit Repair Program? We have a new program to fix credit reports at no risk to Michigan residents. There are a lot of credit repair companies operating in Michigan. Many are good, and others…well…not. We are a class above the good. We are a credit repair and litigation law [...]

Aug 24, 2021

Top 9 Tips On How To Select a Credit Repair Company In Michigan

August 24th, 2021|Credit Repair|

How To Get Your Credit Repaired In MI Credit repair is like the wild west in Michigan.  There is no state regulation of the credit repair companies in our fine state. There are many credit repair companies, some legit and many are fly by night.  How can you best protect yourself when selecting a credit [...]

Apr 19, 2021

Indiana Attorney General $1.4 Million Judgment Against Munson, Indiana Collection Agency New Britain Financial

April 19th, 2021|Debt Issues|

Judgment Issued Against Debt Collectors After Violating The Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Even today, debt collectors are still out of control.  Recently, the State of Indiana obtained a default judgment against New Britain Financial and its owner Nelson Macwan for violating Indiana’s Deceptive Consumer Sales Act.  According to the complaint, New Britain threatened [...]

Apr 7, 2021

Fishman Group Lawyers Are Facing Serious RICO Charges

April 7th, 2021|Debt Issues|

Were You Sued By Fishman Group PC? You Might Be Entitled To a Refund & Compensation On April 6, 2021, three Michigan Debt Collection Attorneys, Marc Fishman, Ryan Fishman, and Alexander Ichim were all charged with one count of conducting a criminal enterprise, also known as RICO.  They are accused of filing false Proofs of [...]

Feb 5, 2021

Credit Scams: Fake Debt Collectors Calling About Unpaid Debts

February 5th, 2021|Debt Issues, Identity Thefts & Scams|

Credit Repair Lawyers Give Advice On Spotting Debt Collector Scams One way that people are getting scammed is through fraudulent debt collector calls. The caller says that you owe a certain amount of money and tells you to send money through a gift card or prepaid credit card. They sometimes threaten an urgent due date.  [...]

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