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  • Video: Does a defrauded consumer have a right to file a lawsuit?

    Also available at KansasCityLaw.tv In this video, Jason M. Kueser discusses whether a defrauded consumer has the right to file a lawsuit. There are a variety of different types of consumer fraud actions. This video is provided for informational purposes only and nothing contained herein is or should be constituted as legal advice. If you have […]

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  • Colorado Division of Securities Charges Stifel Nicolaus with Fraudulent Sales of Auction Rate Securities

    On October 1, 2009, Colorado Securities Commissioner Fred Joseph announced that the Securities Division had filed a complaint against Stifel, Nicolaus & Company. According to the Division’s news release, the complaint alleges: Stifel Nicolaus falsely represented auction rate securities as liquid, short-term investments to Colorado investors without discussing the risks. These representations gave investors a […]

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  • Arbitration Options for Consumer Debt Collection Disputes Have Been Reduced — Hopefully There Will Be More to Come

    From Consumer Fraud Blawg: Two recent news items should come as welcome news to consumers. Regulatory and private action has led to the suspension of consumer credit collection arbitration by two groups who administer arbitration claims across the country. Given the anti-consumer nature of arbitration, these actions should help level the playing field for consumers […]

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  • Cuomo is Planning to Sue Loan Modification Companies

    From the Consumer Fraud Blawg In a recent announcement, New York Attorney General Mario Cuomo stated that his office has issued subpoenas to fourteen loan modification companies and filed suit against another company. During a news conference on June 9, it was reported that Mr. Cuomo referred to the entire loan modification industry as a […]

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  • Welcome to the Consumer Fraud Blawg

    From the Consumer Fraud Blawg The Consumer Fraud Blawg will contain information and commentary related to, you guessed it . . . consumer fraud.  I am currently developing this blog, as well as the Investment Fraud Blawg, the Stockbroker Fraud Blawg, the Securities Arbitration Blawg, and the Securities Fraud Blawg.  Please bear with me while I finish a few administrative […]

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