• Report: #822803
Complaint Review:

Franklin Financial Solutions

  • Submitted: Sat, January 14, 2012
  • Updated: Wed, August 15, 2012

  • Reported By: Francine — Marietta Georgia United States of America
Franklin Financial Solutions
Jackson, WY Jackson, Wyoming United States of America

Franklin Financial Solutions Economic Freedom Corporation, Bankcard Empire, MyChoice MERCHANT SERVICES SCAM! Jackson, Wyoming

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This is a fraudulent scheme that has stolen thousands of dollars from hundreds of victims.  The name of the company changes every time investigators gets close to them  Franklin Financial Solutions (FFS) out of Jackson, WY.  is just the latest name being used to continue criminal activities.  I have been bitten twice by the scheme - first by a company called BankCard Empire which has been closed down by the Federal Government.  The second scheme was performed by a company called Economic Freedom.   Thousands of dollars have been stolen from me alone.  A group of victims have banded together to bring these scoundrels to justice.

Expect nothing but headaches and financial doom from this company.

I received a call today from John Grober (307-298-0247) a National Recruiter promoting the products of Franklin Financial Solutions (FFS).  I was told that FFS is a 40 year old company.  They recently merged with CalChoice - the largest advertising company in the US.  Cal Choice has a billion
dollar customer base.  The rest is the "story" is the same as with the other companies - Economic Freedom and BankCard Empire.  Reference past rip off reports to see the history of these companies.

The pitch:  Lifetime coach assignment.  Required web site for $24.00 / mo. 
Cost of entry:  $295 - $495 based on commission level.  This of course
will be re-couped with the first commission check.

I ended the call by saying that I would do my "due diligence" and review the corporations discussed.  Here are the results:  CalChoice is a health care company based out of CA.  I could not find a website for Cal Choice Advertising.  The State of WY nor BBB of WY have any record of a
company called Franklin Financial Solutions.  Isn't that "ironic" for a 40 year old company!

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#1 REBUTTAL Individual responds

updated lawsuits

AUTHOR: Tradebank scam - (United States of America)






Tradebank International Franchising Corporation et al v.

Community Connect, LLC


Florida Barter Exchange, LLC v. Tradebank International,

Inc. et al





Other Fraud Cases filed



The Federal Trade Commission is the nation's consumer protection agency. The FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection works For The Consumer to prevent fraud, deception, and unfair business practices in the marketplace.

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Enhances consumer confidence by enforcing federal laws that protect consumers

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Tradebank International, Inc. v.

Barter/Trade, Inc. et al



Section 303 of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act ("FDCA"), 21

U.S.C. 333(a)(2), imposes felony liability for misbranding "with the

intent to defraud or mislead." The question presented is whether this

provision requires proof of materiality. We hold that materiality must be

proven as an element of the offense under either a theory of intent to defraud

or a theory of intent to mislead.

JonP. Winand and Catherine A. Winand V. Tradebank International Franchising

Corporation (District Court of Travis County, Texas, Civil Action 09-00429,

filed on February 10, 2009)


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