All Posts by Joseph McClelland

Medical Identity Theft 2020: How to Stop and Correct It

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Medical Identity Theft 2020: How to Stop and Correct ItAs an attorney for victims of identity theft, one common issue seen is medical identity identity theft. Instead of someone opening a fraud account, they are creating medical bills using your identity.Consumer Protection Attorney and Advocate, Joseph McClelland, Esq.What is medical identity theft? Medical identity theft is […]

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Emotional Distress & Credit Reporting Damages

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Emotional Distress & Credit Reporting DamagesHere is a brief overview of obtaining emotional distress damages in Georgia and the 11th Circuit more broadly. If you have a question about credit reporting errors, identity theft, or mixed files, contact my office. Thanks for being a loyal reader of our blog.Basics of the Fair Credit Reporting Act:The credit reporting agencies are […]

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Fraud Alerts and Credit Freezes

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5 Things to Know about Credit Freezes and Fraud Alerts What do fraud alerts and credit freezes do?   In this article by Joseph McClelland, an identity theft attorney for victims, you will learn the ins and outs of the fraud alerts and credit freezes and how they can play a part in recovering from and preventing identity […]

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Wells Fargo Repossession Law Firm

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Wells Fargo Repossession Law Firm Wells Fargo Bank Wrongfully Repossessed Twenty Thousand Vehicles  Recently over half a million customers of the bank were scammed for unnecessary automobile insurance. Picture these small towns with populations of around twenty thousand people. Now picture that the equivalent of the population of one of these towns awoke one Sunday […]

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Sue for Collection Calls

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Collection Calls to Your Cell Phone AFTER You Ask to STOP Calling?  How Do You Collect the $500 to $1,500  Per Call Penalty for Getting  Collection Calls AFTER Saying STOP? 1. Confirm that you got calls AFTER you SPECIFICALLY ​told them to STOP calling. 2. See if you have any voicemails from them, can find […]

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What Is a Credit Report?

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What is a Credit Report? By Attorney Joseph P. McClelland, Esq. In this report, it is a combination of numerous businesses information on you. It includes your social security number include your date of birth and includes the places that you’ve lived in the last several years and includes the job that you’ve had. Most […]

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Robocalling the Wrong Number

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Getting Wrong Number Calls to Your Home or Cell Phone?  How Do You Collect the $500 to $1,500  Per Call Penalty for Getting Another Person’s Collection Calls? 1. Confirm that you are getting calls from a business, and you never authorized them to call your cell phone. 2. See if you have any voicemails from […]

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