CFPB data breach exposes 250,000 customers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has reported a data breach that impacted more than 250,000 consumers. Media reports indicated that a CFPB employee who has since left the agency forwarded to a personal email account personal information on 256,000 consumers and confidential supervisory information on 45 financial institutions.

CFPB suing payday lender over fine evasion

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is suing James Carnes and Melissa Carnes, after the couple allegedly hid money through a series of fraudulent transfers to avoid paying more than $40 million in fines.

CFPB finalizes rule to increase transparency in small business lending

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently finalized Dodd-Frank Act Section 1071, which governs the collection and reporting of small business lending data. Under the rule, lenders will be required to collect and report information about the small business credit applications they receive.

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