Deceptive Trade Practice

Sovereign Lending Group, Inc. False Advertising Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Sovereign Lending, Inc. for false representations made in promotional materials for their mortgage loan offerings. Sovereign primarily aims their deceptive marketing at active service members and veterans, insofar as the advertisements are for Veteran’s Affairs (VA) guaranteed mortgages.  These advertisements frequently misstate the credit terms of their offerings, […]

Consumer Protection

Harris Jewelry Credit Scheme Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Harris Jewelry (also known as Harris Originals) for deceptively promoting and unlawfully operating a credit service called “the Harris Program.” Harris Jewelry operates stores near military installations and primarily caters to active duty servicemembers, with in-store merchandise matched to the local branch. Harris employees use this merchandise as […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Bank-Fund Staff Senate Federal Credit Union Vehicle Repossession Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating Bank-Fund Staff Federal Credit Union for potential violations of District of Columbia law governing automobile repossession practices. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, many borrowers have been missing their car payments, as financial priorities shift due to changing circumstances. Borrowers should know their rights when faced with the possibility of vehicle […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Andrews Federal Credit Union Vehicle Repossession Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating Andrews Federal Credit Union for potential violations of District of Columbia law governing automobile repossession practices. Amidst the shifting financial priorities of the COVID-19 pandemic, many borrowers face the risk of missing a payment on their vehicle. If faced with the possibility of vehicle repossession, borrowers deserve to know […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

United States Senate Federal Credit Union Vehicle Repossession Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating the United States Senate Federal Credit Union for potential violations of District of Columbia law governing automobile repossession practices. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more borrowers are missing their car payments, as financial priorities shift due to changing circumstances. If borrowers face an auto loan delinquency, they should […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

NASA Federal Credit Union Vehicle Repossession Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating NASA Federal Credit Union for potential violations of District of Columbia law governing automobile repossession practices. Reports of missed car payments are on the rise, as consumers shift their financial priorities amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. If circumstances force an auto loan delinquency, borrowers should know their rights when faced […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Coronavirus Employee Protections Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating employers across the United States for failure to provide adequate health and safety protections to employees amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in widespread infection. Essential service workers must travel to, and engage in productive activity at, their typical place of employment, despite the bevy of risk factors involved. […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

WeWork COVID-19 Membership Fees Investigation

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*UPDATE* 10/14/2020 Our investigation thus far indicates that WeWork membership contracts contain an arbitration provision. This provision, which tenants would have assented to in their initial contract with WeWork, prevents a tenant from moving forward with any dispute against WeWork on a class action basis. However, although our firm specializes in class action lawsuits, we […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Children’s Online Privacy Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating potential infringements of students’ online privacy due to remote learning measures enacted amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. The FTC reminds educators that, while education technology can fill a vital role in facilitating distance learning, many relevant services collect and use students’ personal information. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act […]

Consumer Protection

Investigation into EJF Real Estate Services’ Failure to Respond to Tenant Maintenance Requests

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating reports that EJF Real Estate Services fails to make timely emergency repairs and other maintenance requests for its renters in D.C. properties. EJF Real Estate Services advertises “Comprehensive and Responsive Customer Service” and “24/7 Emergency Maintenance Service,” but there are several reports by tenants that note serious difficulties getting […]