The number of consumer complaints filed in the database of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has skyrocketed since the beginning of the pandemic.
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The comment period for the CFPB’s supplemental notice of proposed rule-making regarding the collection of time-barred debt closed on Aug. 4, attracting criticism from banker and consumer groups that it’s not adequately comprehensible.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued consent orders against Sovereign Lending Group, Inc., and Prime Choice Funding, Inc., over what the bureau called “deceptive” loan advertisements to servicemembers and veterans.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against Townstone Financial, Inc., a nonbank retail-mortgage creditor based in Chicago, for violations of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and its Regulation B as well as the Consumer Financial Protection Act.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has sued members of a student debt relief network, settling with some of them, over violations of the Telemarketing Sales Rule.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has removed mandatory underwriting requirements from the final version of its 2017 small dollar lending rule.