Best Websites to Learn About Consumer Law Issues — Our DuPage, Lake, and Cook County, and Chicago Consumer Attorneys Can Assist You in Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Lawsuits


Mortgage News Daily has put together a list of resources for Illinois consumers who have been victims of mortgage fraud. You can link to the webpage here.

The webpage states:

The list of resources below has been compiled for anyone that suspects that they may be a victim of any type of fraud or scam. The list was originally designed as a resource to report mortgage fraud, predatory lending scams and identity theft in Illinois but may also serve those who are victims of many types of fraud in Illinois. Other types of fraud may include:

Internet Scams
Phishing/Email Scams
Credit Card Fraud
Investment Scams
Financial – Debt Elimination
Business/MLM Scams

FBI Field Offices, Mortgage Fraud
White Collar Crime Supervisor
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Everett McKinley Dirksen FOB
219 S. Dearborn Street, Rm 905
Chicago, IL 60604-1702
Phone: (312) 431-1333
White Collar Crime Supervisor
400 W. Monroe Street, Suite 400
Springfield, IL 62704-1800
Phone: (217) 522-9675
Illinois Office of the Attorney General
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Chicago Main Office
100 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 814-3000
TTY: (312) 814-3374
Springfield Main Office
500 South Second Street
Springfield, IL 62706
Phone: (217) 782-1090
TTY: (217) 785-2771
Carbondale Main Office
1001 East Main Street
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: (618) 529-6400/6401
TTY: (618) 529-6403
Consumer Fraud Bureau of the Attorney General’s Office
Consumer Complaint Form:
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500 South Second Street
Springfield, IL 62706
Phone: (217) 782-1090
HUD Field Office
Springfield Field Office
500 W. Monroe St., Suite 1 SW
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: (217) 492-4120
Fax: (217) 492-4154
HUD Regional Office
Chicago Regional Office
Ralph Metcalfe Fed Building
77 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604-3507
Phone: (312) 353-5680
Fax: (312) 886-2729
State of Illinois, Office of Banks and Real Estate
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310 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 2130
Chicago, IL 60604-4278
Toll Free: (877) 793-3470
Phone: (312) 793-3977
Nationally Chartered Credit Union
Region IV – Austin
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4807 Spicewood Springs Rd., Suite 5200
Austin, TX 78759-8490
Phone: (512) 342-5600
Fax: (512) 342-5620
State-Chartered Credit Unions
Illinois Department of Financial Institutions
100 West Randolph Street, Ste. 15-700
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (217) 782-2834
Fax: (312) 814-5168
Savings & Loan Association or Savings Bank
Office of Thrift Supervision
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Southeast Region – Chicago
1 South Wacker Drive – Suite 2000
Chicago, Illinois 60606
Phone (312) 917-5000
Complaints: (800) 842-6929
National Fair Housing Alliance
To locate your local office:
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1212 New York Avenue, NW Ste 525
Washington, DC 2005
Phone: (202) 898-1661
Fax: (202) 371-9744
Illinois Division of Real Estate and Banks,
Real Estate Division
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500 East Monroe Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1509
Phone: (217) 785-9300
Illinois Division of Real Estate and Banks,
Appraisal Division
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500 East Monroe Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1509
Phone: (217) 782-3000
Better Business Bureaus
Tri-State Better Business Bureau
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1139 Washington Square
Evansville, IN 47715
Phone: (812) 473-0202
Fax: (812) 473-3080
Better Business Bureau Chicago & North Illinois
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330 N. Wabash, Ste. 2006
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 832-0500
Fax: (312) 832-9985
Better Business Bureau of Central Illinois
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112 Harrison Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Phone: (309 688-3741
Fax: (309) 681-7290
Better Business Bureau of E. Missouri & South Illinois
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12 Sunnen Drive, Ste. 121
Saint Louis, MO 63143
Phone: (314) 645-3300
Fax: (314) 645-2666

Our Chicago consumer rights private law firm handles individual and class action predatory lending, mortgage fraud, unfair debt collection, lemon law and other consumer fraud cases that government agencies and public interest law firms such as the Illinois Attorney General may not pursue. Class action lawsuits our law firm has been involved in or spear-headed have led to substantial awards totalling over a million dollars to organizations including the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the National Consumer Law Center, and local law school consumer programs. Lubin Austermuehle is proud of our achievements in assisting national and local consumer rights organizations obtain the funds needed to ensure that consumers are protected and informed of their rights. By standing up to consumer fraud and consumer rip-offs, and in the right case filing consumer protection lawsuits and class-actions you too can help ensure that other consumers’ rights are protected from consumer rip-offs and unscrupulous or dishonest practices.

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