FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2017 CONTACT: Office of Communications Tel: (202) 435-7170 CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU SPOTLIGHTS BORROWER COMPLAINTS ABOUT STUDENT LOAN SERVICERS MISHANDLING PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM Consumer Bureau Launches “Certify Your Service” Campaign to Help Teachers, First Responders, and Other Public Servants Stay on Track Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Financial Protection… Read More

The U.S. Department of Education has  announced that it is postponing  “until further notice” the July 1, 2017 effective date of various provisions of the “borrower defense” regulation issued last November.  One of these provisions is a ban on arbitration agreements and class action waivers.  The Department’s Federal Register notice lists the specific provisions, which… Read More

FTC Returns Money to Victims of Auto Loan Modification Scheme The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 288 checks totaling more than $109,000 to people who paid an up-front fee to Regency Financial Services, which promised to get them better terms for their auto loans. According to the FTC, the company and its CEO, Ivan Levy,… Read More

Please contact us if Nextep Funding LLC financed a service transaction for you at any time between June 7, 2016 and the present.… Read More

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU TAKES ACTION AGAINST FAY SERVICING FOR FAILING TO PROVIDE MORTGAGE BORROWERS WITH PROTECTION AGAINST FORECLOSURE Fay Servicing to Pay up to $1.15 Million to Borrowers Harmed by Illegal Servicing Practices Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today took action against mortgage servicer Fay Servicing for failing to provide… Read More

FTC and DOJ Case Results in Historic Decision Awarding $280 Million in Civil Penalties against Dish Network and Strong Injunctive Relief for Do Not Call Violations As the result of Do Not Call (DNC) litigation brought by the U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of the Federal Trade Commission, as well as the states of… Read More

Operators of Tech Support Scam Settle FTC Charges Fraudsters used pop-up ads to trick consumers into buying unnecessary tech support services As part of its ongoing crackdown against tech support scams, the Federal Trade Commission has obtained settlements with a group of St. Louis-based defendants who used deceptive Internet pop-up ads to trick consumers into… Read More

Please contact us if you have received a letter from Dynamic Recovery Solutions trying to collect an old debt on or after May 30, 2016.… Read More

If you were sued by CGR Services, JRSI, or HBLC  in Illinois  between May 26, 2016 and June 2017, you may be entitled to recover money. Please contact us to determine if your case is one of those included.   It does not matter if a judgment was entered against you or not.… Read More