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Author archive: Holly Petraeus

Trick-or-treating for your money


When it comes to tricking you out of your money, for scammers it’s Halloween all year long. In 2011, an estimated 25.6 million adults (10.8 percent of the U.S. adult population) were victims of fraud. Consumer scams can take many different forms, from direct marketing to affinity scams and involve everything from identity theft to […]

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Hollister K. Petraeus Before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

Testimony of Hollister K. Petraeus Assistant Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Office of Servicemember Affairs Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs July 31, 2013 Chairman Sanders, Ranking Member Burr, and distinguished Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to speak with you today about the Office of Servicemember Affairs at the […]

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