Washington State Department of Financial Institutions

Consumer Alert:
McAdden Group LLC

Third Party Loan Modification Scam

March 05, 2012

Consumers have reported that McAdden Group LLC a/k/a McAdden Group Financial Services LLC (McAdden Group) was paid fees for third party loan modification services that were not provided. The principal of record has been identified as Erin Kibbee.

Addresses that have been associated with McAdden Group include 3470 Wilshire Blvd Ste 520, Los Angeles CA 90010 and 375 N Stephanie St Ste 1411, Henderson NV 89014. Phone numbers that have been associated with McAdden Group include 866-222-0598 and 866-657-9483. The associated website domain, “mcaddengroup.com” is no longer operational and presented no additional information regarding the true nature of this fraudulent entity.

Additionally, McAdden Group is not licensed by the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI), nor is McAdden Group registered with the Washington State Department of Revenue, the Office of the Secretary of State, or the Department of Licensing Master Business Division to do business in Washington State.

If you feel you have been victimized by these individuals, and you reside in Washington State, you may file a complaint with the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions by contacting the Consumer Services Division at 360-902-8703, or by filing a complaint. Blank complaint forms are available at www.dfi.wa.gov/cs/complaint.htm.

These kinds of contacts should also be reported to federal law enforcement authorities. You may contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation online: www.fbi.gov or by telephone: (202) 324-3000. We also suggest contacting the Federal Trade Commission online: www.ftc.gov or toll free: 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357).

Complainants have also had some success contacting their local telephone carrier’s nuisance department to stop calls.

If the caller has indicated they may know private information, such as your Social Security number, other account numbers, or contact information for work or other associates, you should take steps to protect yourself against identity theft. There is information on the FTC website at www.ftc.gov regarding steps you may take to protect yourself from identity theft.

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