Do You Know Them?

LawyersSomething about these shiny, happy people is bothering me.

If you missed their story, check this out - John Shiffman's Saturday piece in the Inquirer about the Bad Credit B Gone law firm.

U.S. Postal Service has taken an interest in them.

Investigators allege they're not a real firm, they're not in NYC as advertised, they're not really interested in fixing your credit. They're run by a West Chester guy with a paper trail of bad debts.

Shiffman wrote:

Murphy tried to locate "James Brennan, Esquire," the 30-something attorney pictured on Bad Credit B Gone's Web site. The inspector says there are three people named James Brennan licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania.

One is dead. One is 72. One works for the U.S. Justice Department.

So here, dear readers, is my question. Who these people in the picture? Some fashionistas I know figure the ladies are sporting office wear that's a little too last-century. Has anyone seen any of these people before?

Blinq enjoys a critical, suspicious audience, many of whom are experienced in sniffing out stories. Who are these people?

Dave
Posted 01/30/2006 03:45:22 PM

Looks like a cheap stock photo to me...

Dave
Posted 01/30/2006 03:46:52 PM

In fact, if you search for the original image file name from the scam web site, you find this: "Portrait of a Group of Smiling Businesspeople" http://www.fotosearch.com/PHD313/69119/

Daniel Rubin
Posted 01/30/2006 04:25:07 PM

You, sir, are a bloody genius! And a fast one! If Blinq had t-shirts, I'd send you one. Is the promotions department listening? Is there a promotions department?

PLD
Posted 01/31/2006 01:49:39 PM

bad credit b gone website seems to be down.

Daniel Rubin
Posted 01/31/2006 01:57:26 PM

Yes, pulled over the weekend.

Ms Fedder
Posted 01/31/2006 10:53:39 PM

This is front page news????? No wonder the murder rate in Philly continues to rise!

Daniel Rubin
Posted 02/01/2006 08:19:28 AM

I assume you mean John's front-page piece Saturday. You didn't think that was A01-worthy? Or do you mean my post, which of course isn't on any page. Neither, I think, is responsible for killing people.

Mark Holland
Posted 02/01/2006 03:08:16 PM

I have to agree that article is not worthy of front page news.

Daniel Rubin
Posted 02/01/2006 03:15:23 PM

Well, Mark, I see you have the same IP address as Ms. Fedder, whose email is an interesting nosyfed@hotmail.com. Who are youse guys?

Jill Ferell
Posted 05/09/2006 06:31:21 AM

I was searching the net for a new credit repair company my search was " Bad Credit " and I came across these articles. I was a client of Bad Credit B Gone and in all honesty I must say the results I saw were amazing! When a company like this opens up the credit bureaus are forced to hire more people to respond to disputes. This costs the credit agencys money and time. A majority of Americans are uninformed about their credit and the rights they have under law. Big business prevails once again. Lexington Law Firm here I come !

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