CFPB Orders TransUnion and Equifax to Pay for Deceiving Consumers in Marketing Credit Scores and Credit Products Credit Reporting Companies Misstated the Cost and Usefulness of the Credit Scores and Products They Sold, Lured Consumers into Costly Recurring Payments JAN 03, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today took action against… Read More


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FTC, New York State Charge the Marketers of Prevagen With Making Deceptive Memory, Cognitive Improvement Claims Widely advertised supplement touted to improve memory in 90 days [Corrected] The Federal Trade Commission and New York State Attorney General have charged the marketers of the dietary supplement Prevagen with making false and unsubstantiated claims that the product… Read More


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 9, 2017 CONTACT: Office of Communications Tel: (202) 435-7170 CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU TAKES ACTION AGAINST TWO LAW FIRMS FOR MISREPRESENTING ATTORNEY INVOLVEMENT TO COLLECT ON MEDICAL DEBTS Bureau Orders Medical Debt Collection Law Firms and their President to Refund $577,135 to Consumers    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Consumer Financial Protection… Read More


FTC Charges Defendants with Selling Fake Payday Loan Debt Portfolios Debt collectors used them to collect on debts people did not owe For Release January 9, 2017 The Federal Trade Commission has charged a Kansas man and his companies with selling portfolios of fake payday loan debts that debt collectors used to get people to… Read More


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 12, 2017 CONTACT: Office of Communications Tel: (202) 435-7170 CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU SURVEY FINDS OVER ONE-IN-FOUR CONSUMERS CONTACTED BY DEBT COLLECTORS FEEL THREATENED CFPB Also Releases Study of Consumer Risks in Online Debt Sales, Consumer Stories of Debt Collection Experiences   Washington, D.C. – A Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) report… Read More


FTC Announces Crackdown on Two Massive Illegal Robocall Operations Web of defendants blasted billions of robocalls, including more than 70 million to numbers on National Do Not Call Registry The Federal Trade Commission today announced a crackdown on two massive robocall telemarketing operations, both of which have been blasting robocalls to consumers on the National… Read More


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 18, 2017 CONTACT: Office of Communications Tel: (202) 435-7170 CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU SUES NATION’S LARGEST STUDENT LOAN COMPANY NAVIENT FOR FAILING BORROWERS AT EVERY STAGE OF REPAYMENT Navient, Formerly Part of Sallie Mae, Illegally Cheated Borrowers Out of Repayment Rights Through Shortcuts and Deception WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Consumer Financial… Read More


FTC Halts Scheme That Advertised Phony Rental Properties and ‘Free’ Credit Reports to Enroll Consumers in Costly Credit Monitoring Service FOR RELEASE January 18, 2017 The Federal Trade Commission has charged Credit Bureau Center LLC and three individuals with luring consumers with fake rental property ads and deceptive promises of “free” credit reports into signing… Read More