WV Universal Management, LLC

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Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff, v. WV Universal Management, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, also doing business as Treasure Your Success; Global Financial Assist, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; Leading Production, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; Willy Plancher, individually and as a member of WV Universal Management, LLC, and Leading Production, LLC; Valbona Toska, also known as Val Jones, individually and as a member of WV Universal Management, LLC, and Global Financial Assist, LLC; HES Merchant Services Company, Inc., a Florida corporation; Business First Solutions, Inc., a Florida corporation; VoiceOnyx Corp., a Florida corporation; Hal E. Smith, also known as H.E. Smith, Harold E. Smith, and Howell E. Smith, individually and as an officer of HES Merchant Services Company, Inc.; Jonathon E. Warren, also known as Jon Warren, individually and as an officer of Business First Solutions, Inc., and VoiceOnyx Corp.; Ramon Sanchez-Ortega, also known as Ramon Sanchez and Ramon Ortega, individually; Universal Processing Services of Wisconsin, LLC, a New York limited liability company, also doing business as Newtek Merchant Solutions; Derek Depuydt, individually and as an officer of Universal Processing Services of Wisconsin, LLC, Defendants.
FTC Matter/File Number:

122 3190

X130007

Civil Action Number:

6:12-CV-1618-ORL-22KRS

Federal Court:
Middle District of Florida

Case Summary

The FTC is mailing 1,244 checks to consumers who bought deceptively marketed credit card interest rate reduction services after being contacted via illegal robocalls. Affected consumers will receive full refunds, with most receiving $1,100 or more, within the next week.

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