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Debt settlement for you? Be very afraid.

by Malcolm Ruthven on

Are you struggling with debt and considering a "debt settlement" company? In 2011, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs called debt settlement “the single greatest consumer fraud of the year.” The Better Business...more

Middlemen Run Afoul of FTC Suspicions

by Ifrah PLLC on

Brokers, middlemen, and intermediaries serve an economic purpose: to put people who want a product or service in touch with a product maker or service provider. Real estate brokers help us buy and sell homes; mortgage brokers...more

Texas Attorney General Targets Debt Settlement Companies

by Robert Kraft on

Financially distressed consumers have been flocking to debt settlement companies during the economic downturn, hoping to avoid bankruptcy and limit damage to their credit scores. Unfortunately, some debt settlement companies...more

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