Credit Repair Companies Face Consequences in Court

May 21st, 2019

On May 2nd, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a government agency that protects American consumers, filed a complaint against Lexington Law and CreditRepair.com, two of the largest credit repair companies. The suit alleges that the companies violated the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR) by requesting and receiving upfront payment for their credit repair services.  The TSR […]

When To Hire An Attorney – Know Your Consumer Rights

May 3rd, 2018

A summarized guide to consumer laws and what to do if your rights are violated. If any of your rights listed below have been violated, it’s time to contact an attorney and start fighting for your life back. Fair Credit Reporting Act The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) protects the accuracy and privacy of your […]

The Nitty Gritty of Credit Repair Scams

November 15th, 2016

It may seem like a dream come true when a company offers an easy, quick solution to repairing bad credit. Be wary; some credit repair companies scam consumers, leading to more repercussions than simply having a bad credit. What does a scam look like? Any kind of advertisement mentioning a “new credit identity” with a […]