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Information Brokerage Services Inc

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Fax: (913) 402-9414 View Additional Phone Numbers PO Box 27347, Shawnee Msn, KS 66225 View Additional Web Addresses

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Company offers a program called mortgage manager which is a bi-weekly mortgage payment plan offered free of charge through a computer software program. According to promotional material issued by the subject, the mortgage payment plan allows homeowners to pay out their mortgages ahead of their regular pay schedules, allegedly saving money by completing mortgage payments 8 to 12 years ahead of normal. The company states the software is given away to homeowners free of charge through a through a network of independent distributors.

BBB Accreditation

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Information Brokerage Services Inc include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 4 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

4 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 2 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 1
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 1
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 2
Total Closed Complaints 4

Additional Complaint Information

According to information provided by the company. Information Brokerage Services Inc started business January 1, 2003.

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Information Brokerage Services Inc
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: April 27, 1992 Business started: 01/01/2003 in KS Business started locally: 01/01/2003 Business incorporated 12/30/2002 in KS
Type of Entity


Business Management
William Bradford, Registered Agent Michael Forbes, President Curt Ketzner, Registered Agent
Contact Information
Principal: William Bradford, Registered Agent
Principal: Michael Forbes, President
Business Category


Alternate Business Names
IBS Inc. Mortgage Manager
Additional Information

Recently, we have been receiving inquiries on global internet services. Inquirers indicate that for $44.95, IBS claims they can start their own internet service provider company. We have requested information from IBS about this offering.

Additional Information

On November 5, 2002 the Office of the Kansas Securities Commission issued an Emergency Cease and Desist Order against Information Brokerage Systems, Inc and Michael Edgecomb for allegedly promoting and offering 100% insured, high rate certificates of deposit, returning 14 to 24% interest per year. The Order alleges that neither the investment opportunity nor the respondent promoting are properly registered under the Kansas Securities Act.

Business Management

Michael Forbes is known to the Better Business Bureau from a previous company Information Brokerage Systems Inc. A separate report is available on Information Brokerage Systems.

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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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