Madigan sues 4 companies, alleging mortgage rescue scams

    From The Chicago Sun Times: Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed lawsuits against four Chicago area companies and attorneys alleging they conducted fraudulent mortgage rescue or loan modification schemes that illegally charged consumers for little if any help to avoid foreclosure. The lawsuits were filed in Cook County Circuit Court against ZeTrust Legal Services of Chicago, Woodridge-based Legal Modification Network LLC, Loan Litigators International LLC, which operated out of Lombard but is now defunct and Exelpol Management & Consulting Inc., a dissolved corporation that was based in Schaumburg. Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s office filed a similar lawsuit against …