At the request of the FTC, a federal court has banned Hope for Car Owners, LLC, from providing modification services for auto loans – and for any other type of debt – and imposed a default judgment of more than $360,000. The FTC alleged that Hope for Car Owners unlawfully charged car owners hundreds of dollars in up-front fees, and told them to stop paying their auto lenders. That often left them in worse shape than when they began, and increased the risk that their vehicles would be repossessed. Read more.
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