Cases and Investigations

Current Investigations

Practice Area Case Title Issue
Consumer Fraud Wyndham Timeshare Fraud / Timeshare Cancellation

Did you purchase a timeshare from Wyndham or another timeshare company?  Do you feel you were deceived into buying a timeshare that is worthless or that you cannot even use?  Have the costs of timeshare ownership and...

Consumer Fraud Virtual Mining Corporation and Active Mining Corporation

We are investigating the marketing and advertising practices of an enterprise using the names "Virtual Mining Corporation" and "Active Mining Corporation". We have received reports these companies, operated from Springfield, Missouri have accepted orders and full pre-payments from consumers for...

Consumer Fraud Butterfly Labs and BF Labs, Inc. Bitcoin Miners

We are investigating the marketing and advertising practices of the company BF Labs, Inc., which does business under the name "Butterfly Labs". We have received reports that Butterfly Labs, based in Leawood, Kansas, has accepted orders and full pre-payments from consumers for Bitcoin mining...

Abusive Debt Collectors Consumer Fraud Scott Tucker, AMG Services, and CLK Management

A maze of websites and business names making online payday loans with ultra-high interest rates, are ultimately controlled by a group of individuals located in Overland Park, Kansas, according to former employees and a government investigation. 

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Abusive Debt Collectors Consumer Fraud PRA, Inc.

We have filed suit against a group of individuals and a network of shell companies, which have used illegal threats and deception to induce consumers or their family members to pay non-exist debts. This network has been using the name "PRA, Inc.", to confuse consumers into believing the group is...

Past Results

Practice Area Case Title Issue Result
Consumer Fraud Insurance Disputes In Re: Capital One Credit Protection Fraud

Capital One charged cardholders enrolled in "Payment Protection" a fee for what it promised would provide debt cancellation when certain events, such as involuntary unemployment, disability, or...

$250 million nationwide settlment providing benefits to consumers who had enrolled in the Capital One...

Telemarketing Violations Top Craft v. Coffman Group

An Overland Park, Kansas based sales training company sent over 6,000 unsolicited facsimile advertisements to small businesses in Missouri. Our firm brought suit against the company for violations...

$600,000 policy limits settlement for the class and an agreed injunction stopping further unsolicited facsimile advertising by the company.

Serious Injuries L.B. v. Confidential Lodging Company

Our young client was attending an awards banquet held at a hotel resort. A hotel shuttle bus provided service from the banquet facility to resort cabins. The hotel filled the shuttle bus beyond...

$1.5 million settlment, including client's past and future medical needs.

Telemarketing Violations Mortgage Depot Junk Faxes

A Kansas based mortgage broker sent tens of thousands of junk faxes promoting mortgage reates to consumers and small businesses in Kansas and Missouri. Our firm brought suit against the...

$1.5 million settlement for the class and an agreed injunction stopping further unsolicited facsimile advertising by the company. 

Insurance Disputes Telemarketing Violations Goans v. QBE Insurance Co. and Hard Wok Cafes

B2B, a New York company, and Macaw a/k/a Maxileads, a Romanian company, sent unsolicited facsimile advertisement on behalf of a now closed Missouri restaurant. Over 10,000 of the unsolicited...

$14.6 million judgment in favor of the Class. Our firm, along with co-counsel from St. Louis and...