American Financial Benefits Center, et al.

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Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff, v. American Financial Benefits Center, a California corporation, also doing business as AFB and AF Student Services; AmeriTech Financial, a California corporation; Financial Education Benefits Center, a California corporation; and Brandon Demond Frere, Defendants.
FTC Matter/File Number:

172 3027


Civil Action Number:


Enforcement Type:

Federal Injunctions

Federal Court:
Northern District of California

Case Summary

The Federal Trade Commission has charged a student loan debt relief operation with bilking more than $28 million from thousands of consumers throughout the country by falsely promising that consumers’ monthly payments would go towards paying off their student loans.

Case Timeline

April 19, 2018

March 2, 2018