I have been scammed by a company during my hardship. How do I get my money back? They state they are the largest law firm in the US. The Mortgage Law Group.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Florida
I have ask via phone call, email, sent a certified letter filed a complaint with the BBB and attorney general office of florida.
Hello Jacustomer,If you reported these folks to the BBB and read the review while you were there, you would find that the Arizona State Attorney General's Office is presently involved legally in a fraud action against this group. You can read the reiview here. They are assessing the Mortgage Law Group $10, 000 for each act of fraud alleged to have been committed by the state. When the state and/or the Federal government bring a consumer action against a company, the money that they receive from the litigation is distributed among the various persons scammed by the company.You are not in Arizona, and you won't get a piece of that suit. But you should make out two more complaint reports. The first one you can file with the Illinois Attorney General's Office, because the Mortgage Law Group is headquartered in Illinois. And you also want to report this to the Federal Trade Commission. The more people who complain about fraud, the more likely it will make another government agency's radar screen, and somewhere down the road, you may be able to get some compensation.Apart from the steps you have already taken, you can hire a lawyer and go after them legally for their fraud. While this could be expensive you may be able to find a lawyer who will take this on contingency. That's where the lawyer agrees that he will not get paid until he wins your case or gets a settlement you approve of. Then he gets about 40% of what he brings in for you. Alternatively, if you feel you'd end up losing more than you will gain by hiring a lawyer, you can do it yourself in small claims court. While there's a maximum to what you can sue for --- in Illinois you can sue for as much as $10K -- what you recover would at least be yours.Fraud is a crime as well. You might want to report the fraud to your local police and also to the FBI at their Internet Crime Complaint Center, IC3.gov In that way, you can also deduct your unreimbursed losses when you do your taxes in April. That's not much, but it's better than nothing.
18+ years of NYS litigation experience.
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