Earlier this month we told you about sweepstakes scams. We now have learned of another scam that we are looking into. Consumers are now reporting that callers are claiming to be from the CFPB and offering debt consolidation services. These callers are asking for credit card information from consumers. The CFPB does not offer debt […]
Technology and innovation are fundamental to the ability of this 21st-century agency to achieve our consumer protection mission. That’s why we’re launching an outside-the-box technology hiring initiative – the Design+Technology Fellows program.
What is it? We’re asking the brightest, diverse, most amazing minds in graphic design, development, and user experience (UX) to join us for two years, linking up with our divisions to create innovative products that will redefine how work gets done in consumer financial protection.
Last month we told you about a possible sweepstakes scam and while we continue to investigate, we wanted to update you about a new twist. Originally, we learned of: “…phone calls about a sweepstakes offer from the CFPB. The CFPB did not make these calls or direct others to make these phone calls on our […]
We are receiving inquiries from consumers about phone calls about a sweepstakes offer from the CFPB. The CFPB did not make these calls or direct others to make these phone calls on our behalf. These phone calls may be malicious. To minimize the risk this type of call may present, we suggest if you receive […]
Today, the CFPB has learned that businesses have received emails that falsely purport to originate from the CFPB. These emails contain the subject line “Consumer complaint regarding your Company.” They direct recipients to respond to consumer complaints filed against them. The CFPB did not send or direct anyone to send these emails. These emails may […]