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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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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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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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CFPB Uses "Mystery Shoppers" To Combat Home Loan Lending Discriminations
On July 25, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi signed a consent order among BancorpSouth, the United States Department of Justice, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
United States
31 Aug 2016
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Settlement Between North Carolina And Payday Lender Serves As Reminder To Payment Processors
On June 6, the Attorney General for the State of North Carolina executed a settlement agreement with a payday lender, Future Income Payments, LLC, arising out of the payday lender's alleged violation of that state's usury laws.
United States
12 Jul 2016
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CFPB Announces Annual Threshold Adjustments For TILA, CARD, HOEPA, And More
On June 17, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") announced changes to the dollar amount thresholds for certain consumer credit transactions under the Truth in Lending Act ("TILA").
United States
6 Jul 2016
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Final Days Of Payday? CFPB Proposes Update To Payday Lending Rule
On June 2, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released a newly proposed rule that, if enacted, will place new burdens on lenders who offer consumers payday loans...
United States
29 Jun 2016
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FTC And Florida Seek Redress Against Credit Card Payment Processor For Role In Telemarketing Debt Relief Scam
In late December, the Federal Trade Commission and Florida Attorney General filed an amended complaint in an action pending in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida that charged nine defendants...
United States
20 Jan 2016
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Massachusetts Debt Collection Firm Is Latest Focus Of CFPB Enforcement Authority
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is not showing any signs of slowing down its recent string of enforcement actions.
United States
21 Dec 2015
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Consumer Litigation Spikes In October, But Debt Collection Complaints To CFPB Plummet
From September to October, the number of FDCPA lawsuits increased 5%, FCRA cases increased 15.1%, and TCPA cases surged 29.8%, according to the report.
United States
18 Nov 2015
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CFPB Imposes $13 Million FCRA Consent Order On Large Consumer Reporting Agencies Due To Employment Background
On October 29, 2015, the CFPB announced the settlement of an enforcement action against two affiliated consumer reporting agencies under the FCRA based on these companies' employment background screening practices.
United States
16 Nov 2015
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CFPB Imposes $13 Million FCRA Consent Order On Large Consumer Reporting Agencies Due To Employment Background Check Practices
On October 29, 2015, the CFPB announced the settlement of an enforcement action against two affiliated consumer reporting agencies under the FCRA based on these companies' employment background screening practices.
United States
11 Nov 2015
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