Mortgage company fined $1.75 million in kickback case

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Boca Raton, Fla.-based mortgage loan servicer and originator Freedom Mortgage $1.75 million for providing illegal incentives to real estate agents and brokers in exchange for mortgage loan referrals. 

CFPB: Employer-driven debt harms workers

Employer-driven debt is keeping employees from leaving for better-paying positions and leaving them beholden to a separate lender, according to a recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report.

CFPB sues USASF Servicing for numerous violations

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a federal lawsuit alleging that auto loan company USASF Servicing incorrectly disabled at least 7,500 vehicles and failed to return millions of dollars in customer refunds. 

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