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Hi, Beth, and Welcome back,
If you remember correctly, I did not list the Better Business Bureau as one of the offices which you should contact because they do not have authority or power to do anything. They are merely a repository for information so that if another consumer is about to do business with a company, they can contact the Better Business Bureau and ask if any complaints have been filed against that particular company. This helps the consumer make a more informed decision on whether they will do business with a company or not.
Your "contract" with these people is nothing more than a method to defraud you. You can simply write to them and tell them they have done nothing for you except ruin your credit rating and you have decided that you will no longer allow them to scam you out of any more of your money. Tell them that you have already reported them and you want no further contact with them.
Just in case there are lawyers in there (which I sincerely doubt), contact the New York State Attorney Disciplinary Board and report them. Even if they are not lawyers, they should not be holding themselves out as lawyers.
New York Attorney Disciplinary Board -http://www.courts.state.ny.us/ip/attorneygrievance/complaints.shtml
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I wasn't sure I would get you back if I wrote again. So I am glad that I got you.
The only reason I notified the Better Business Bureau was to hopefully help someone else and prevent them from making the same mistake I made.
Thank you for your valuable information. I want to make sure what I do next is correct. I do not want to get involved in a law suit because of this. It is interesting since I stopped payment, no one the law council has contacted me. I don't know if that is a good thing or a bad thing.
Once again, Andrea, thank you for your help.
I do not know how the law council works, so I cannot give any opinion on that. However, I would consider it a good thing not to hear from them. It might be that the New York State Attorney General's Office has contacted them, but I cannot say for sure. I would still go ahead and contact the New York State Attorney Disciplinary Board at the website I stated above, whether or not they have lawyers working there because what they are doing is defrauding the public and holding themselves out as lawyers in order to appear legitimate and this in itself is illegal, if they are not lawyers. Please do not forget to leave a positive rating so that I receive credit for assisting you,
should I notifiy florida also, since this company is based in singer island.
Yes, notify Florida as well,
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