FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 4, 2015 CONTACT: Office of Communications Tel: (202) 435-7170 CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU STUDY FINDS REVERSE MORTGAGE ADVERTISEMENTS CAN CREATE FALSE IMPRESSIONS CFPB Issues Advisory Warning Consumers Not To Be Deceived   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released results of a focus group study on reverse mortgage… Read More


Media Contact: Will Wiquist, (202) 418-0509 will.wiquist@fcc.gov   For Immediate Release   FCC STRENGTHENS CONSUMER PROTECTIONS AGAINST UNWANTED CALLS AND TEXTS Commission Responds to Requests from Businesses and Attorneys General for Guidance on Robocall Blocking, Autodialers, Recycled Phone Numbers and More   — WASHINGTON, June 18, 2015 – The Federal Communications Commission today adopted a… Read More


CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU IDENTIFIES ILLEGAL PRACTICES UNCOVERED THROUGH SUPERVISION Supervisory Resolutions Across Industries Recover $11.6 Million for More Than 80,000 Consumers   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its latest supervision report outlining the illegal practices uncovered by the Bureau’s examiners in the first four months of 2015. The… Read More


CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU TAKES ACTION AGAINST MEDICAL DEBT COLLECTOR Company Mishandled Consumer Credit Reporting Disputes, Prevented Consumers From Exercising Debt Collection Rights  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced an enforcement action against a medical debt collection company for mishandling consumer credit reporting disputes and preventing consumers from exercising important… Read More