The Illinois Attorney General announced:
- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan today continued her aggressive battle against those taking advantage of homeowners in crisis by filing a lawsuit against an Ohio-based company(1) allegedly engaged in a mortgage rescue fraud scheme. The lawsuit claims the company violated the [Illinois] Mortgage Rescue Fraud Act and the [Illinois] Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act by preying on vulnerable homeowners on the verge of foreclosure. This is the 13th lawsuit Attorney General Madigan has brought against mortgage rescue fraud companies.
For more, see Illinois AG Sues Ohio Company For Mortgage Rescue Fraud (Madigan Alleges Company Takes Advantage of Homeowners on the Verge of Losing their Homes to Foreclosure).
(1) According to her press release, Madigan filed suit against Foreclosure Solutions, LLC and company president Timothy Buckley of Maineville, Ohio, based on allegations that the defendants falsely promised to help consumers save their homes after falling behind on their mortgage payments. The defendants charged consumers $1,250 and promised to provide mortgage foreclosure rescue services, which either were never performed or proved to be ineffective, according to the complaint.