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CFPB Issues Monthly Consumer Complaint Report Highlighting Consistent Concerns with Mortgages, Credit Reporting, and Debt Collection Practices

CFPB  •  Consumer Reporting  •  Debt Collection  •  Mortgage
On January 28, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published its monthly consumer complaint snapshot, identifying the most recent trends in consumer complaints about various financial products and services.  CFPB Monthly Complaint Rep., Jan. 2016, at 1. […]

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Anticipating Decisions In Three Supreme Court Cases With Potential To Impact Class Action Litigation

Class Actions  •  Consumer Reporting  •  FCRA  •  Litigation  •  What You Need To Know - Background Info On Current Issues
The US Supreme Court’s October 2015 term includes three cases that may have important implications for class action litigation: Spokeo Inc. v. Robins et al., 13-1339, Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, 14-857, and Tyson Foods, Inc. v. […]

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FTC Settles with Auto Lender over Improper Servicing, Collection, and Quality Control Practices

Auto Finance  •  Consumer Reporting  •  Debt Collection  •  FCRA  •  FTC
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced a $5.5 million monetary and injunctive settlement with auto lender Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc. (CPS) concerning allegations that the company used illegal tactics in servicing and collecting consumers’ […]

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