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Bad Day For Payday Lender: Jury Convicts Online Lender Of $220M
Recently, a Manhattan federal jury convicted Richard Moseley Sr., the head of an online network of payday lenders and loan servicers, on charges of wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and violating the ...
United States
6 Dec 2017
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DOJ Permits Banks To Create Real-Time Payment System
On September 21, the Department of Justice cleared the way for a group of the twenty-four largest U.S. banks to create a real-time payment system that will permit immediate transfer of funds...
United States
9 Oct 2017
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Operation Choke Point Terminated
The U.S. Department of Justice announced the end of Operation Choke Point in an August 16 letter to the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.
United States
4 Sep 2017
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CFPB Prioritizes Redlining, Loan Servicing, And Small Business Lending
In its fifth annual fair lending report, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau highlighted redlining, mortgage and student loan servicing, and small business lending as areas of focus for 2017.
United States
20 Jun 2017
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Washington State Amends Money Transmitter Law to Exclude Payment Processors
On April 17, 2017, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into law an amendment to section 19.230.020 of Washington's Uniform Money Services Act.
United States
3 May 2017
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U.S. District Court Dismisses CFPB Case Against Payment Processor
On March 17, the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota granted Intercept Corporation ("Intercept")
United States
20 Apr 2017
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CFPB Orders MasterCard And UniRush To Pay $13 Million
UniRush is the program manager for RushCard, a reloadable prepaid debit card, which many consumers use for government benefits or payroll deposits.
United States
28 Feb 2017
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Democratic AGs File Motion To Intervene In CFPB "For Cause" Removal Case
On January 23, Democratic attorneys general from 16 states and the District of Columbia filed a motion to intervene in the closely watched PHH Corp. v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau case...
United States
8 Feb 2017
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Republican Senators Press Vice President-Elect Pence For Removal Of CFPB Director
The letter, signed by Ben Sasse (Neb.) and Mike Lee (Utah), requested that Trump dismiss Cordray "promptly after his inauguration."
United States
17 Jan 2017
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District Court Rejects TILA Suit As "Litigation Out Of Control"
On December 22, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania entered judgment in favor of the defendant in an action involving a Truth in Lending Act claim...
United States
17 Jan 2017
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CFPB Executes Consent Order Against Lender For Misleading Advertising And Violations Of EFTA
On December 19, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed four nearly identical lawsuits against lenders based in the Commonwealth of Virginia...
United States
6 Jan 2017
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CFPB Updates Rulemaking Agenda
On December 2, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a statement highlighting its updated rulemaking agenda for Fall 2016.
United States
5 Jan 2017
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Southern District Of New York Relies On Spokeo To Dismiss TILA Credit Card Suit
On December 16, U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer dismissed a putative class action suit alleging that Nordstrom department store's credit card account disclosures violated...
United States
5 Jan 2017
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CFPB Executes Second Consent Order With Military Credit Services
On December 20, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau executed a consent order with Military Credit Services, LLC, whereby the lender was required to pay a $200,000 civil monetary penalty...
United States
5 Jan 2017
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CFPB Publishes Prepaid Card Fact Sheet
On November 15, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a fact sheet to highlight the new requirements and deadlines imposed by the Bureau's latest Prepaid Rule, which was finalized last month.
United States
1 Dec 2016
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Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council Announces New Protections For Payment Devices
The PCI announced updates to its payment device standard, which will enable stronger protections for cardholder data, including data cardholders' PINs and cardholder data stored on the magnetic stripe of cards or on mobile devices.
United States
25 Oct 2016
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D.C. Circuit Rules CFPB "For Cause" Removal Of The Director Unconstitutional, But Declines To Shut It Down
Until October 10, none of the constitutional or scope of enforcement authority challenges to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's power had been successful.
United States
19 Oct 2016
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Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Case That Will Affect New York And Other State Laws Concerning Credit Card Surcharges
SCOTUS agreed to hear the appeal of a case challenging the constitutionality of a state law prohibiting merchants from assessing surcharges against customers who make purchases using a credit card.
United States
17 Oct 2016
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CFPB Issues Final Prepaid Card Rule
On October 5, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued its much anticipated final rules regulating prepaid card accounts.
United States
17 Oct 2016
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CFPB Orders First National Bank Of Omaha To Pay $32 Million For Credit Card Add-On Products
On August 25, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ordered First National Bank of Omaha to pay more than $32 million for alleged unlawful credit card practices related to add-on products and services.
United States
30 Sep 2016
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