North Palm Beach law firm sued by state

NORTH PALM BAECH, FL (WFLX) - A North Palm Beach law firm was sued by our state for allegedly scamming distressed homeowners. The suit alleges Hoffman Law Group promised homeowners financial relief in the form of mortgage debt forgiveness and loan modifications.

The homeowners had to pay a $6,000 sign up fee plus payments of $500 a month. According to the lawsuit, the lawyers are violating the law by collecting fees upfront from consumers before obtaining a loan.

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