Accused foreclosure fraudsters deny wrongdoing

The men are accused of pocketing over $5 million in a foreclosure scam

TRD MIAMI /
Sep.September 09, 2014 03:45 PM

Two men accused of running a multi-million dollar foreclosure scam out of a North Palm Beach law office have denied accusations of wrongdoing.

Even as links to a similar Tampa-based operation have been uncovered, Michael Harper of North Palm Beach, Benn Willcox of Jupiter and attorney Marc Hoffman, a Boca Raton resident and principal with the Hoffman Law Group, refused to either admit or deny the allegations.

The defendants are accused of defrauding struggling homeowners by charging thousands of dollars to be included in mass-joinder lawsuits, according to the Palm Beach Post.

“The Hoffman Law Group has misled thousands of homeowners nationwide and as a result, pocketed well over $5 million,” the complaint states. “The litigation services purportedly offered by defendants through the Hoffman Law Group will not provide the promised results to clients.”

Harper and Willcox are representing themselves in the case. [Palm Beach Post]Christopher Cameron


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