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CFPB Takes Action Against ACI Worldwide for Illegally Processing $2.3 Billion in Mortgage Payments that Homeowners Did Not Authorize

CFPB issues order against payment processor ACI Worldwide Corp. and its subsidiary ACI Payments Inc. (ACI) improperly initiating approximately $2.3 billion in unlawful mortgage payment transactions. This is the CFPB’s first action addressing unlawful data handling practices in processing mortgage payments.
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CFPB Orders Installment Lender OneMain to Pay $20 Million for Deceptive Sales Practices

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has ordered installment lender OneMain Financial to pay $20 million in redress and penalties for failing to refund interest charged to 25,000 customers who cancelled purchases within a purported “full refund period,” and for deceiving borrowers about needing to purchase add-on products to receive a loan.
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CFPB Sues James Carnes and Melissa Carnes for Hiding Money to Avoid Paying for Illegal Payday Lending Business

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against James R. Carnes and Melissa C. Carnes, both individually and as co-trustees of the James R. Carnes Revocable Trust and the Melissa C. Carnes Revocable Trust for hiding money through a series of fraudulent transfers in order to avoid paying more than $40 million in restitution and penalties for illegal payday lending activities.