Bank of America fined $225 million

Federal regulators fined Bank of America $225 million for mishandling the distribution of pandemic unemployment dollars and other public benefits. 

CFPB says ‘pay-to-pay’ fees often illegal

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an advisory opinion late last month affirming that federal law frequently prohibits debt collectors from charging “pay-to-pay” fees.

CFPB says companies must protect customer data privacy

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a legal interpretation on July 7 advising that credit reporting companies and users of credit reports “have specific obligations to protect the public’s data privacy,” and could be held criminally liable for not meeting those obligations. 

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