Law firms, attorneys sued over debt relief fees

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a suit against a pair of attorneys and three law firms for violating the Telemarketing Sales Rule by collecting upfront fees for debt relief services.

TCF fined for overdraft enrollment practices

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a lawsuit against TCF National Bank of Wayzata, Minn., over practices related to its overdraft protection program. The CFPB claims TCF “tricked” consumers into enrolling in its overdraft protection program.

CitiBank fined by CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau moved this week to fine CitiBank affiliate CitiMortgage $28.8 million for violating multiple mortgage servicing rules.

CFPB penalizes credit reporting agencies

TransUnion and Equifax, Inc. have been ordered to pay a total of more than $17.6 million in restitution to consumers, along with fines totaling $5.5 million to the CFPB.

Trump appointee could be trouble for the CFPB

The nomination of South Carolina Republican Congressman Mick Mulvaney as director of the Office of Management and Budget signals that federal regulations are likely to face tough scrutiny in the Trump administration.

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