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CFPB fines GreenSky over fraudulent loans

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a consent order against GreenSky, LLC, alleging the Atlanta company enabled contractors and other merchants to take out loans on behalf of thousands of consumers who did not request or authorize them.

CFPB will resume MLA exams

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an interpretive rule laying out its plans to resume examinations for conduct violating the Military Lending Act.

CFPB lays out rulemaking agenda

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau outlined its rulemaking agenda for the next six months under Acting Director Dave Uejio.