Credit Repair Scams: Part Two

We previously discussed a few common credit repair scams but believe it or not, there are additional deceptive or fraudulent acts in the credit repair world to be cautious about. Purposely Delaying the Credit Repair Process Most credit repair companies charge monthly fees which encourages them to work slowly or inefficiently. The simple fact is … Read more

Credit Repair Scams

You may be surprised to know that there are many common types of scams in the credit repair industry.  Under federal law any deceptive or fraudulent act by a credit repair organization is considered a credit repair scam but other acts can also be unlawful. Many states also have similar prohibitions. Deceptive Representations The most … Read more

How to Sue in Small Claims Court

Small claims court is often the best option available to enforce your rights against a deceptive or abusive company. Filing fees are much lower than in higher courts and the procedural and evidentiary rules are relatively relaxed and simple. Indeed, the small claims court judges themselves will typically apply the rules appropriately and fairly and … Read more

Suing Telemarketers

Telemarketers sometimes have a hard time taking no for an answer.  The first step to ending the calls is to simply ask the telemarketer to stop calling you.  Once you ask, the telemarketer is required by law to stop calling.  Record the details of your request for it to stop calling such as the date, … Read more

How to Stop Telemarketing Calls

Getting unwanted telemarketing calls can be annoying or downright aggravating depending when it comes or how long it takes to get the caller off the phone. When the telemarketing calls come daily, or sometimes more often, the harassment starts to take quite a toll on even the most patient person. The good news is that … Read more

Money Damages for Unfair Debt Collections

When a debt collector violates your rights by engaging in unfair debt collection practices you can sue it to stop the harassment or abuse and, in many cases, recover monetary damages from the abusive collector.  Although debt relief is not an available remedy under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), four kinds of monetary … Read more

How to Sue Debt Collectors: Tricks and Traps

So you want to a sue debt collector? Suing debt collectors is not as easy as it sounds. There are numerous pitfalls and barriers that can trap unwary consumers. The first issue to be concerned about when suing a debt collector or collection agency is whether or not you have a good case. Debt collectors … Read more



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