Mortgage Modification Co. Shut Down Over Fraud Claims

Law360, New York (August 15, 2011, 8:38 PM ET) -- A New York judge on Monday halted the operations of United Solutions Law Firm, a home mortgage modification company accused of running a scam that has snared thousands of low- and middle-income homeowners.

Nassau County Judge John M. Galasso issued a temporary restraining order ceasing the operations of United Solutions and a predecessor company, Homesafe America Inc. The order also prevents the company's founders, Guy Samuel and Scott Schreiber, from offering mortgage modification services.

A group of homeowners claim United Solutions, Homesafe and nearly two dozen...
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