In these uncertain economic times, there are many predators who target people seeking help and relief from financial stress.
Collection Scam Alert: What to be on the look out for.
As if we do not have enough scams to worry about, the latest and greatest in the collection world are companies trying to collect on debts that people do not owe. The way the scam works is generally the consumer will receive a hostile collection call from the (we’ll call them ‘scammer’) followed closely by a legal looking collection letter that threatens legal action if the debt is not paid immediately. The ‘scammer’ will then usually offer to settle for much less than the original debt to make it appear that they are offering a really good deal if the consumer can pay right away. (Wow! Aren’t they so nice?) The catch? You probably don’t even owe this debt. Read More >
Scam Warning from WI Police Department
VISA & MasterCard Telephone Credit Card Scam
Concerned about debt?
Avoid debt relief and debt settlement scams
Facing bankruptcy or trying to avoid bankruptcy?
Avoid bankruptcy, debt settlement and phony credit repair scams
Behind on your mortgage or looking for ways to avoid foreclosure?
Avoid predatory mortgage assistance and phony mortgage payment relief scams
Considering a reverse mortgage?
Avoid reverse mortgage fraud and abuse