Mortgage Relief Cos. To Pay $4M To End FTC Scam Claims

Law360, New York (January 14, 2014, 6:14 PM EST) -- The Florida-based defendants in a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit over an alleged mortgage relief scam will pay $3.6 million, surrender their assets and be banned from providing mortgage relief and debt relief services in order to settle the suit, the FTC said Tuesday.

The FTC said the settlement is the largest judgment to date against a purported mortgage assistance relief provider. In 2012, as part of the Distressed Homeowner Initiative, a multiagency federal enforcement crackdown, the FTC said it charged 11 companies and five individuals with...
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Case Information

Case Title

Federal Trade Commission v. Prime Legal Plans LLC et al

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Robert N. Scola, Jr

Date Filed

September 24, 2012

Government Agencies

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