Florida Attorney General Going After Alleged Foreclosure Rescue Fraud Companies

The Office of the Attorney General, Department of Legal Affairs, State of Florida, has filed an enforcement action against a number of individuals and entities, alleging that they engaged in a common, deceptive enterprise. The goal of the alleged enterprise was to receive upfront and monthly payments from borrowers, for the representation of such borrowers in foreclosure cases and loss mitigation negotiations. The deception includes, but its not limited to, the unauthorized practice of law by the purportedly offending persons and entities.

Litigation or negotiations with any of the defendants in the enforcement action may be tainted and the defendants may be deemed incapable of binding borrowers. The following is a comprehensive list of the named defendants:

  • Adam Forman
  • Joseph Hilton a/k/a Joseph Starr a/k/a Joseph Yurkin
  • Victor Spagnuolo
  • Wendy Anne Hart a/k/a Wendy Hart Reid
  • Barbara Rudolph
  • Wayne Lucas
  • Asset Protection Law Firm, PA
  • The Asset Protection Law Group, P.A.
  • Consumer Legal Resources of Florida, LLC d/b/a Fresh Start Legal Referral Services, d/b/a/ New Horizons Cust Funding, LLC, d/b/a/ Consumer Legal Advocates Inc., d/b/a Consumer Legal Advocates, d/b/a/ The Asset Protection Law Firm
  • Consumer Legal Advocates II Corp, d/b/a/ The Asset Protection Law Firm, PA
  • Consumer Legal Advocates, Inc.
  • Heritage Law Group PA
  • Heritage Law Processing Inc.
  • Legal Referral Services of Florida II, L.L.C.
  • Liberty Law Group P.A., d/b/a Florida Asset Protection Group
  • Galler Lehman Law, P.A., d/b/a Liberty Law P.A., d/b/a Tanis Galler Law, P.A.
  • Business Administration Growth LLC, d/b/a Lehman Law Group, d/b/a Heritage Title Agency, d/b/a DHS Investments, d/b/a/ Galler Lehman PA, Esq, d/b/a/ Liberty Legal PA, Esq.
  • Selective Housing Solutions
  • Selective Mortgage Corporation