Freedom Debt Relief Reviews. Did they Mislead the FTC?

Hypocrisy Knows no Bounds

Freedom Debt Relief Reviews On Friday October 22, 2010, Freedom Debt Relief (FDR) issued a press release touting their new “Fresh Start” program that they will be rolling out on October 27, 2010 in conjunction with the new FTC rule barring debt settlement companies from charging the thousands of dollars upfront that Freedom and most other debt settlement companies had been doing up until the new rule was passed. After a Review, here are the highlights of the Press Release: […] Read more »

Freedom debt relief says upfront fees help consumers-I say Bullshit-What say you?

Freedom Debt Relief

If you have been remotely following the debt settlement industry these past few months, you undoubtedly know that some serious regulation is coming its way. From my point of view it is actually quite entertaining to watch most of these scammer companies scatter like cockroaches as the regulatory light starts to peek into the dark corners of their world.  However a few brave (pronounced “foolish”) companies are actually trying to defend their blatant rip off, front loaded fee debt settlement […] Read more »

Debt Settlement – 15 Companies under Investigation in New York

Debt Settlement Companies Investigated

More and more states are cracking down on unscrupulous Debt Settlement firms that charge consumers hefty fees before performing a service.  Calling debt settlement “a rogue industry” that gives strapped consumers false hopes while socking them with high fees, New York State’s attorney general, Andrew Cuomo, has announced an investigation involving numerous companies in the field. Cuomo has recently issued Subpoenas and launched investigations into 15 Debt Settlement companies. The complaints where initiated mainly because of consumer complaints that Cuomo […] Read more »