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5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of
5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of

Posted: 5/6/2015

Small to medium-sized businesses, churches, and nonprofit businesses have been hit hard by unscrupulous scammers perpetrating various scams. Some common schemes that affect small businesses are office supply scams, domain registration plots, fake check tricks, charity cons, and directory listing scams. Business Consumer Alliance urges businesses and their employees to be on the lookout for scams and offers some identifying warning signs that can help you avoid them....Read more

Tags: scams, business tips, consumer tips

Kim’s Catch: Helping America Group

Posted: 7/12/2017

Kim’s Catch:  Helping America Group

When you’re drowning in debt, a call from someone offering to reduce the amount you owe or eliminate it altogether could sound like a lifesaver. However, far too often the people behind these debt relief services oversell and under deliver....Read more

Tags: Kim's Catch, scam, debt relief

Kim’s Catch: BCA Helps Authorities Shutdown Debt Relief Scheme

Posted: 5/3/2016

Kim’s Catch:  BCA Helps Authorities Shutdown Debt Relief Scheme

Business Consumer Alliance aided the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in their case against F-rated debt relief scheme, Morgan Drexen. We provided 244 consumer complaints to the agency who filed suit against the company and its CEO, Walter Ledda, for scheming debt-ridden consumers into paying up-front fees for debt relief services that, in most cases, were never fulfilled....Read more

Tags: Kim's Catch, debt relief, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, scam company

Easy-To-Swallow Debt Relief Pill Carries Bitter Side Effects

Posted: 9/1/2011

Easy-To-Swallow Debt Relief Pill Carries Bitter Side Effects

“I’m only 21 . . . I was facing bankruptcy,” says Ashley Miller. “They promised me I’d be completely debt free within two or three years. They promised me there was an attorney fighting my case. They assured me they do this for thousands and thousands of people each year. I’m in a horrible situation, and this sounds like too good to be true. It seemed like this was the way out.” That was then. And now, several months later, things aren’t much different for the Philpot, Kentucky, resident e...Read more

Tags: Morgan Drexen, debt relief, scam