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Spotlight

CFPB director pledges tougher stand on bank overdraft, NSF fees

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Rohit Chopra is pledging to take a stronger stand against bank overdraft and non-sufficient fund fees by enhancing supervisory and enforcement scrutiny of financial institutions “that are heavily dependent on overdraft fees.” 

News

CFPB issues order against payment processor

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a proposed final judgement and order against BrightSpeed Solutions and its founder Kevin Howard over their alleged participation in fraudulent services and products.

CFPB seeks feedback on HMDA collection

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is asking for input on rules implementing the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act as it considers a review of their effectiveness.