Grammar Fraud – The Hidden Language of Your Contract

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Grammar Fraud – The Hidden Language of Your Contract | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

Grammar fraud is a serious, yet under reported issue, in our modern society. It occurs when a bank or financial institution uses vague or ambiguous contract language in order to take advantage of individuals or companies. Lawsuits are then filed against otherwise law-abiding citizens, using this unclear language. Specialists in this field provide assistance by… Read more »

Whistleblower Claim Filing Starts With Everyday Folks

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Whistleblower Claim Filing Starts With Everyday Folks | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

Whistleblowers have been in the news throughout history. For example, there is Mark Felt, who exposed the Watergate scandal. If you’re an Al Pacino fan, you probably know about Frank Serpico, the police officer Pacino played in a 1973 movie. Serpico exposed widespread corruption within the New York police department. More recently, Edward Snowden blew… Read more »

Why Mortgage Grammar Fraud Matters

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Why Mortgage Grammar Fraud Matters | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

There is no better bedside reading than thumbing through page after page of your mortgage contract—said no one ever. That is because mortgage contracts seem written to cloud, confuse and mislead. Language in the contracts is vague, and many sentences are not even sentences. As long as you have your house and everything is going… Read more »

Key Examples of Government Fraud

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Key Examples of Government Fraud | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

Government fraud, or the act of procuring government funds through unethical means, is a substantial problem in the United States, and it is the taxpayers who ultimately foot the bill for these fraudulent actions. Government fraud is viewed as an exceedingly serious offense, and as such, it is an offense that is usually prosecuted to… Read more »

$18.5 Mortgage Modification Scheme

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Four People Stole $1M from Mortgage Lenders | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

  Two men who commited $18.5 million in fraud against 8,000 homeowners, pled guilty to their charges in a huge mortgage modification scheme. They had set up a fake telemarketing agency and purchased their victims information. Then they would contact the people who were in danger of losing their home and say that they could help them… Read more »

Stopping Mortgage Grammar Fraud

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Stopping Mortgage Grammar Fraud | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

When mortgage lenders use special mortgage grammar to confuse the contracts they are writing, it can result in mortgage grammar fraud. In order to understand what has to be done to stop this mortgage grammar fraud, you have to first understand what these lenders do to commit the fraud and how you can get help…. Read more »

Banks Reach $1.865 Billion Dollar Settlement

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DOJ Readies Fresh Round Of Hefty Bank Settlements | The Advocacy For Consumer Rights

In one of the largest antitrust class-action settlements, 12 major banks agreed on a $1.865 billion dollar settlement against credit default swap accusations. The banks include Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, and many others. Credit default swaps protect investors against debt issuers that do not pay the money they owe. A credit default swap is part… Read more »