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Category: Report Supervisory Highlights, Issue 32 (Spring 2024)
Category: Press release CFPB Finds Violations of Credit Report Accuracy Requirements, Including for Survivors of Human Trafficking
Category: Press release CFPB revela violaciones a requisitos de reporte de crédito | CFPB
Category: Report Banking in video games and virtual worlds
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Director Rohit Chopra at the White House on Data Protection and National Security
Category: Blog Tenga cuidado con las nuevas estafas de impostores de funcionarios de la CFPB
Category: Blog Beware of new CFPB imposter scams
Category: Speech Prepared Remarks of CFPB Enforcement Director Eric Halperin on the TransUnion Enforcement Actions
Category: Press release CFPB and FTC Take Actions Against TransUnion for Illegal Rental Background Check and Credit Reporting Practices
Category: Press release CFPB y FTC Toman Medidas Contra TransUnion por Usar Prácticas Ilegales en Verificaciones de Antecedentes para Alquileres y en la emisión de informes de crédito
Category: Speech Director Chopra’s Prepared Remarks to the Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Category: Blog Beware of scammers pretending to be from the CFPB
Category: Blog Este alerta con estafadores haciéndose pasar por nosotros
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Protect the Public from Shoddy Data Security Practices
Category: Blog Cómo prevenir y reportar estafas contra adultos mayores
Category: Blog How to prevent and report scams targeting older adults
Category: Blog If you’re a homeowner struggling to make housing-related payments due to the pandemic, help is available or coming soon
Category: Report Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace
Category: Report Data Spotlight: Suspicious Activity Reports on Elder Financial Exploitation
Category: Blog Consumer Fraud Alert - Tips for avoiding VA home loan scams
Category: Press release CFPB and FDIC Release Enhanced Version of Money Smart for Older Adults
Category: Blog Dedicating July to military consumer protection
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action Against Operators of An Unlawful Student Loan Debt-Relief Scheme
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Takes Action Against Payment Processor and Its Former CEO for Supporting Internet-Based Technical-Support Scams
Category: Blog Break up with online romance scams
Category: Blog Lo que debe saber acerca de las estafas con falsa asistencia técnica
Category: Blog What you should know about tech support scams
Category: Blog Play it safe online
Category: Blog Falling for scams could be a disaster
Category: Blog Cómo evitar las estafas de impostor de funcionario del gobierno relacionadas al COVID-19
Category: Blog كيف تتجنب عمليات الإحتيال باسم الحكومة بسبب فيروس كورونا
Category: Blog How to avoid COVID-19 government imposter scams
Category: Blog Download new fraud prevention activity sheets for older adults
Category: Blog Descargue las nuevas hojas de actividades para adultos mayores
Category: Blog Cómo diferenciar a un cobrador de deudas legítimo de los estafadores
Category: Blog Cinco formas de reconocer una estafa con su Seguro Social
Category: Blog Five ways to recognize a Social Security scam
Category: Blog Know your data: Our updated list of reporting companies
Category: Report Supervisory Highlights Consumer Reporting Special Edition, Issue No. 20 (Fall 2019)
Category: Blog How to tell the difference between a legitimate debt collector and scammers
Category: Blog Protect yourself from credit card fraud at the register
Category: Blog Estafas de cierre de hipotecas: cómo protegerse usted y resguardar su dinero
Category: Report Reporting of Suspected Elder Financial Exploitation by Financial Institutions: An update to the 2016 Advisory and Recommendations
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Recommends Financial Institutions Report Suspected Financial Exploitation of Older Adults
Category: Blog Mortgage Closing Scams: How to protect yourself and your closing funds
Category: Blog Cómo descubrir a un estafador
Category: Report Convening communities to build elder fraud prevention and response networks
Category: Blog Cómo echarle mano a su deuda
Category: Blog New protections available for minors under 16
Category: Report Suspicious Activity Reports on Elder Financial Exploitation: Issues and Trends
Category: Blog Helping to prevent scams targeted at veterans
Category: Blog The latest version of "Money Smart for Older Adults" is now available in Spanish!
Category: Blog ¡La nueva versión de Money Smart para Adultos Mayores está ahora disponible en español!
Category: Press release Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Updated FCRA Model Disclosures
Category: Blog Bureau joins task force on market integrity and consumer fraud
Category: Blog Guard your wallet as well as your heart: Romance scams
Category: Blog Warning: Lottery scam using a CFPB employee’s name
Category: Blog This holiday season, don’t let scammers take advantage of your generosity
Category: Blog How to spot a scammer
Category: Blog How to get a handle on debt
Category: Blog Las 10 mejores maneras de proteger su información personal contra el uso indebido
Category: Blog Listening to our audience to serve up a better resource
Category: Blog Top 10 ways to protect yourself in the wake of the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog Servicemembers should secure their identity after the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog Equifax data breach updates
Category: Blog Protección contra el robo de identidad tras el incidente en Equifax
Category: Blog Identity theft protection following the Equifax data breach
Category: Blog A financial toolkit for victims of hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey
Category: Blog Consejos financieros para víctimas de los huracanes María, Irma y Harvey
Category: Blog The IRS is using private debt collectors. Here’s what you should know.
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Access Funding for Scamming Lead-Paint Poisoning Victims Out of Settlement Money
Category: Blog How to avoid credit repair service scams
Category: Blog Don’t let malicious mail make off with your money
Category: Blog Be your family’s financial action hero during an emergency
Category: Report Report and Recommendations: Fighting Elder Financial Exploitation through Community Networks
Category: Blog Four ways to support your community’s fight against elder financial exploitation
Category: Press release Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Finds Hundreds of Counties Nationwide Fighting Elder Financial Abuse with Community Efforts
Category: Blog Inmigrantes enfrentan desafíos financieros únicos
Category: Blog Immigrants facing unique financial challenges
Category: Blog Guard against fraud and make better financial decisions for Military Consumer Protection Month
Category: Blog Protecting one’s credit while in the criminal justice system
Category: Report Recommendations and report for financial institutions on preventing and responding to elder financial exploitation
Category: Blog Beware of scams targeting older people during the holidays
Category: Blog What’s that chip doing on my credit card?
Category: Blog Servicemembers: Protecting your credit when you’re away from home
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to Shut Down Sham Credit Card
Category: Consumer advisories Consumer advisory: Student loan debt relief companies may cost you thousands of dollars and drive you further into debt
Category: Press release CFPB Takes Action to End Student “Debt Relief” Scams
Category: Press release CFPB Sues Online Payday Lender for Cash-Grab Scam
Category: Blog Reminder for steps you can take if you think your credit or debit card data was hacked
Category: Consumer advisories Consumer advisory: Don’t fall for a foreclosure relief scam or bogus legal help
Category: Blog How to protect vulnerable children from credit reporting problems
Category: Press release CFPB Releases Tools To Protect Foster Care Children From Credit Reporting Problems
Category: Press release CFPB Issues Consumer Advisory on Industry’s Data Breach
Category: Blog Four steps you can take if you think your credit or debit card data was hacked
Category: Blog Trick-or-treating for your money
Category: Blog Protect yourself from buyer’s remorse
Category: Press release CFPB Halts Alleged Nationwide Mortgage Loan Modification Scams
Category: Blog Why you should be suspicious of government logos
Category: Blog Don’t take a bath on a flood-damaged car