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Credit Reporting Lawsuits First Quarter 2009 Mortgage Litigation Report

Credit Reporting Lawsuits
First Quarter 2009 Mortgage Litigation Report

Litigation based on credit reporting and other credit issues.

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United Credit Adjusters, Inc., d/b/a United Credit Adjustors and UCA, United Counseling Association, Inc., d/b/a UCA, Bankruptcy Masters Corp., National Bankruptcy Services Corp., Federal Debt Solutions LTD., United Money Tree, Inc., Ahron E. Henoch, Ezra Rishty, Gerald Serino. Federal Trade Commission U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey na Defendants allegedly violated the FTC Act and the Credit Repair Organizations Act by charging advance fees of between $300 and $2,000 to remove negative items from credit reports — including items that were accurate and current. Federal Trade Commission v. United Credit Adjustors, Inc. FTC File No. 082 3211 Feb. 24, 2009 www.mortgagedaily.com/CreditRepair031709.asp
Gregory Navone Federal Trade Commission U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. up to $2,500 per FCRA violation Mortgage broker allegedly discarded hundreds of loan files with personal financial documents and private credit records in a public dumpster, in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the FTC Act. FTC v. Navone No. 2:08-cv-01842, FTC File No. 072 3067 Dec. 30, 2008 www.mortgagedaily.com/FtcPrivacyComplaint012309.asp
Home Loan Consultant, Inc., Lending Tree, et al. Various na na Lawsuit alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act still active. Garcia v. LendingTree, LLC No. 08-04551-JSR na www.mortgagedaily.com/ClosingHomeLoan032409.asp

 

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