Richard Brennan Law FirmFraud & cheating company!

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Last year i went with this debt consolidation attorney richard brennan law firm with atsl credit cure or atsl to reduce my credit problems. In the process of dealing with this company just put me deeper in debt . I told them i wanted to cancel. I wanted to have my money refunded. Until this day i haven't heard anything from them. On may 15th he wrote me a letter on email and told me that my check was going to be sent to me and i said ok. Well here it is july 10th no money. I am fed up with this attorney all i want is my money back and no hassles. What it is going to take to get my money that is rightfully mine do you have any suggestions what i need to do please. I am at my wits in and i want him to pay for all the grief he has caused us and i want to file a complaint against him and his firm and associates. Thank you!


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    Juliya Jan 30, 2011

    "We were informed a couple of months ago that he was stating he was part of our law firm and forging our letterhead on documents"- Ha-ha!!! They shared one office for years and and Nerdinsky appeared in court for David Vyner.

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    Juliya Jan 29, 2011

    "Nerdinsky's wife and partner, Dina Nerdinsky, said they had no affiliation with Vyner. "
    I absolutely disagree with this assertion. Leonid Nerdinsky took part in Vyner's fraud and signed documents himself. He went to a few hearings with me and then withdrew himself from my case without even letting me know about it, and never returned my calls after that.

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    Juliya Jan 29, 2011

    Russian 'immigration lawyer' charged with fraud
    Bilked fellow immigrants, police say
    By Robert Nolin and Danielle A. Alvarez, Sun Sentinel
    10:43 PM EST, January 26, 2011
    A Russian with a portfolio of false identities posed as a South Florida immigration lawyer and bilked hundreds of thousands of dollars from compatriots by promising to assist them with immigration and other legal work, police said Wednesday.

    David Vyner, 35, of Hallandale Beach, faces five counts of practicing law without a license and one count of fraud based on claims he stole about $370, 000 from a husband and wife, a mother and daughter, and two other emigres.

    He faces a maximum sentence of 30 years in state prison if convicted on the fraud charge and up to five years if convicted on the other counts.

    "He stole tons of money, " said Detective John Calabro of the Broward Sheriff's Office, who arrested Vyner when he turned himself in to Broward's Main Jail on Tuesday.

    The detective said Vyner at times passed himself off as a Russian doctor trying to find work in area hospitals. He also sought work in local doctors' office.

    "He actually got in [a doctor's office] and maybe worked for a week before the doctors figured it out, " Calabro said. "He didn't see any patients."

    Vyner didn't limit his impersonations to doctors and lawyers. "Recently, he said he was a rabbi, " Calabro said.

    Vyner is a Russian native whose given name was Bagrat Mochkarovsky. He later changed his name to Bagrat Ambartsumyan before legally adopting the name Vyner.

    Federal authorities put an immigration hold on him and could deport him after his state charges are resolved.

    Vyner, considered a flight risk after previously fleeing while on bail, is being held under a $900, 000 bond.

    The investigation into his activities started about a year ago, based on Florida Bar complaints.

    In a four-page affidavit, investigators said between August 2007 and February 2009, Vyner, posing as an immigration law expert, defrauded Sergey Ponyatovsky of nearly $274, 000 for legal services in the prospective immigrant's case. The work was never done, and Ponyatovsky was returned to Russia.

    In 2007, the affidavit said, Vyner, billing at $360 an hour, charged two other immigrants, Natalia Maher, 51, of Key West, and her daughter, Olga Vorobyov, 31, a total of $52, 000 to obtain a Social Security number and work permit for Vorobyov.

    That same year, the affidavit stated, Vyner charged Juarate Ferreira, a Lithuanian native and naturalized U.S. citizen, $5, 000 for unspecified legal work.

    In the fourth case, Anna and Sergiy Bereza of Chatham, Mass.., paid Vyner a total of $41, 000 to assist with a political asylum application, the affidavit said. That application is still pending.

    "He told every one of them that he was a lawyer, plus he had outrageous fees, " Calabro said. "These immigrants trusted him and they came across a crook."

    Vyner never appeared in court, just prepared legal paperwork. "He knew how to fill out applications, " the detective said.

    In all cases, Vyner billed himself as part of the Nerdinsky Law Group, a Hallandale Beach law firm headed by Leonid Nerdinsky.

    Nerdinsky's wife and partner, Dina Nerdinsky, said they had no affiliation with Vyner.

    "We were informed a couple of months ago that he was stating he was part of our law firm and forging our letterhead on documents, " she said.

    The Florida Bar lists Leonid Nerdinsky as a member in good standing who has never faced disciplinary action since being admitted in 2003.

    Calabro said Vyner has a multi-count fraud warrant out for him from Canada and has been in trouble in his native country. "I think he's done time in Russia for fraud, " he said.

    Upon learning there was a Florida warrant out for him on Dec. 16, Vyner fled to Washington, D.C. He was arrested there on Dec. 28, then skipped out on a $5, 000 bond. Tuesday night he called Calabro and arranged to give himself up.

    "I guess he got tired of running, " Calabro said.

    Robert Nolin can be reached at [email protected] or [protected].

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    Mike WBigkock Dec 28, 2010
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    High quality of writing, definitely shown and good spelling too...

    No high school education?

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    Juliya Dec 26, 2010

    David Vynerr is being prosecuted and soon will be facing criminal charges. I wish him to end up in a trash can. He is, together with Leonid Nerdinsky, promissed people their help with immigration, took money and done nothing. I was their client for 5 years and now i am facing the deportation, because when I was tired from paying them without any result and found a real lawyer my case was in such hopeless condition, that I was adviced to send a complaint to theBAR. They aplied for some papers I did not have any right for. And I personaly know 5 more people who were their clients, and no one of them has ever gotten what he payed for. So, be very carefull, stay as far sa possible from David Vyner and Leonid Nerdinsky.
    And David did represent himself as a lawyer, he even showed me a "webpage" with names of the best lawers in Miami, and his name was the first one.

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    Tony RS May 06, 2010
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    First, these postings are grammatically incorrect, compiled by illiterate people or just one person.

    Secondly, time is not free, everyone values their time. I
    f you are not interested in someone's service, do not go to them and do not waste their time.
    Choose your own, who you think is honest and can guarantee results, clear and simple.

    You all have too much time on your hands, bashing other people.
    Focus on your own success instead.

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    DANYCOEN Jan 31, 2010

    David Vyner want by Canada federal police and he is a big scammer but no surprise all Armenian same i hope he will spent his life in jail, good luck David

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    Innocent Cheated Aug 29, 2009

    Richard Foster, He is a cheater. We went to him, since we needed a lawyer from NJ. I am warning all of you, please do not ever ever go to him, he will squeeze all the money out of you, instead of helping you. He lied to us, wasted our time, and charged us for it. This is a fraud company...alert warning...beware of these cheaters!!!

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    pitt Jul 17, 2009

    They are all the same. I have been using The Edmunds Law Firm in CA and they are just as bad.

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    david Mar 18, 2009


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    client Mar 08, 2009

    A class action lawsuit against Richard A Brennan was filed in the Circuit Court for Frederick Co., MD on 12/12/06, Case No. 10C06003015.
    I checked and no association found about names listed in the comments. I am the client of Nerdinsky Law Group and know David Vyner. Honest guys, great service. I am the client of that law office and never heard that David presented himself as an attorney. Total SCAM BY POSTER OF THE COMMENT !!!

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    client Feb 05, 2009

    Yes I totally agree, they work together with wanted scammer David Vyner and his wife Batsheva Vyner, and cover each other, David ( his real name Bagrat Mochkarovskiy) present himself as an attorney or lawyer althoug he doesn have his license. SO WATCH OUT FOR THIS GUY AND NERDINSKY LAW GROUP, FRAU, FRAUD, FRAUD!!!

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    philp goodman Jun 24, 2007
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    I also placed an order with this company and I received no product. I finally got my visa card company to issue a credit. In the mean time I have had no response from I have tried to in several ways to contact them including writing a letter via U.S. mail. I think one of the next steps is to alert the FCC. What they are doing is against federal law.

    Any other suggestions?

    P.S. is also another link the is doing the same thing.

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    annetta boos Jun 23, 2007
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    I open an account with this law firm to consolidate my bills and i kept getting deeper in debt and they kept taken my money out of my checking acct. I finally put stop payments on automatic withdrawals and sent several emails and letters and phone calls to this attorney and he wrote me back and said he would take care of this for me and i haven't heard anything since may 15th of this year 2007. I wrote a letter on june 22 and i will be sending it to him to see if i will be able to get my money back but i have read several articles from several people having a lot of problems with this attorney and i am not losing my money.

    People beware!!!

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