State of Illinois sued a couple of these companies in state court for unlawful business practices which include not giving the homeowners, who are at high risk for foreclosure, any way to cancel their service contract for $1,250.00 nor were they giving the notices provision required by law. In addition, the complaint states these companies had a history of calling these at-risk homeowners and demanding payment or threatening they would lose their homes.
Here are the companies named in the suit and also the websites:
American Financial Corp/National Foreclosure Counseling Service
Complaint courtesy Courthousenews.