RealEstateRama Authors Posts by Missouri Attorney General
Jefferson City, MO - June 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Chris Koster said today he has invited major banking interests that conduct business in the Joplin area to a meeting in his Supreme Court office in Jefferson City Monday to brainstorm ways to help the many Joplin homeowners who are likely to experience mortgage- and credit-related issues in the coming months.
ST. LOUIS, MO - December 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) announced today he has returned $139,000 and $122,000 in Unclaimed Property, respectively, to two individuals in the St. Louis area. As always, when done directly with Treasurer Zweifel, the Unclaimed Property return was made free of charge.
JEFFERSON CITY, MO - November 17, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) announced today he has returned $370,000 in Unclaimed Property to a Top 50 Missouri employer. The return was comprised of multiple accounts received over time. As always, when done directly with Treasurer Zweifel, the Unclaimed Property return was made free of charge. The business is not being identified for privacy reasons.
Jefferson City, MO - March 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Chris Koster said today his office has obtained judgments against two foreclosure rescue companies who allegedly took money from distraught homeowners and failed to provide promised services.
Jefferson City, MO - March 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Attorney General Chris Koster today announced that the operators of a foreclosure-relief business will no longer be allowed to do business in Missouri or other states, thanks to a court settlement with Missouri, California and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). US Foreclosure Relief Corp., George Escalante, Cesar Lopez and Adrian Pomery are permanently banned from selling mortgage loan modification or foreclosure relief services.
St. Louis, MO - June 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Chris Koster today filed a motion for criminal and civil contempt against a St. Louis man who has engaged in the home-remodeling business despite being barred in 1999 from having any responsibilities for a business that engages in home-remodeling activities or from owning or acting in a supervisory role in the home repair/remodeling business.
Attorney General Koster sues to stop mortgage-refinancing telemarketer from calling Missourians on the no-call...
Jefferson City, MO - May 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Chris Koster today filed suit to stop a mortgage-refinancing company from calling and soliciting business from Missourians who had previously placed their names on the state's No-Call List. This suit against a mortgage-refinancing company continues the Attorney General's zero-tolerance stance against illegal mortgage operations, and is the fifth suit against a company offering mortgage refinancing or foreclosure relief since April 6.
Koster files suit to stop company from cheating people seeking foreclosure assistance and mortgage modification. Jefferson City, MO - May 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Chris Koster today filed suit against a company that offered foreclosure relief and mortgage modifications to Missourians, but did not provide the services promised.
Attorney General Koster files lawsuit to stop company from cheating consumers facing mortgage foreclosure
Jefferson City, MO - April 08, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Chris Koster today filed suit against a California company that defrauded Missourians looking for help avoiding mortgage foreclosure. Koster said the company, US Foreclosure Relief, took money from victims but did not provide any help.
Jefferson City, Mo. — Bursting pipes, downed trees, wrecked cars and high prices may be among the results of this weekend's ice storm, and...
St. Louis, Mo. — The owner of a St. Louis home repair business who accepted payment for services but then failed to begin or...