FTC orders Wealth Educators to halt mortgage relief services

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In 2010, the FTC published its Mortgage Assistance Relief Services Rule (or MARS Rule) to protect homeowners from mortgage relief scams. Under this rule, a company promising loan assistance cannot collect any fees from you until after it has gotten you the results it promised. Even if you agree to accept a company’s help, you don’t have to.

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On January 11, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it had agreed to two stipulated orders (available here and here) with individuals who participated in an alleged fraudulent mortgage relief scheme. According to the FTC, the individuals promised consumers "at least $75,000" or complete relief on their mortgages through a "mass joinder lawsuit."

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A mortgage relief services company and its owner, have agreed to settle allegations that they illegally charged homeowners an up-front fee for help they promised but never provided, and they will be banned from selling debt relief services under a federal court order. The settlement resolves allegations that Wealth Educators and Veronica Sesma falsely promised [.]

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FTC cracks down on three mortgage relief scams – FTC cracks down on three mortgage relief scams. to halt the practice. In November 2010, the FTC issued the Mortgage Assistance Relief Services rule, or MARS, which bans mortgage foreclosure.

FTC: Scam promised mortgage relief, did opposite.. based Wealth Education, temporarily halted the Los Angeles company from offering mortgage relief services at the FTC’s request, the agency.

They released the report in advance of a hearing of the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy to examine the GAO’s recommendations, as well as efforts by the Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to oversee consumer reporting agencies’ handling of consumer data.