Docket of the Office of Administrative Adjudication
The OAA docket includes all public documents filed in administrative proceedings before the Office of Administrative Adjudication. The docket does not include documents containing confidential information covered under a protective order or other order authorizing confidential treatment.
Types of proceedings in the OAA docket:
The Bureau initiates an administrative adjudication proceeding by filing a notice of charges. Administrative adjudications are conducted by an administrative law judge, who holds formal hearings and issues a recommended decision.
Stipulation and consent order
Stipulations and consent orders consist of proceedings where the parties agree to settlement and file a stipulation and a consent order before the filing of a notice of charges.
Not all enforcement actions initiated by the Bureau are filed with the Office of Administrative Adjudication. The Enforcement docket includes proceedings not filed with the Office of Administrative Adjudication, such as federal district court cases.
On December 18, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) issued a consent order against Seterus, Inc. (Seterus), a former mortgage servicer based in North Carolina, and Kyanite Services, Inc. (Kyanite).
On December 8, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) issued a consent order against RAB Performance Recoveries, LLC (RAB) threatening to sue and suing to collect debts where it did not have a legally required license to do so.
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) today announced a settlement with Cash Express, LLC, a small-dollar lender based in Cookeville, Tenn., that offers high-cost, short-term loans, such as payday and title loans, as well as check-cashing services.
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) and Bluestem Brands, Inc.; Bluestem Enterprises, Inc.; and Bluestem Sales, Inc. (the Bluestem companies), have filed an administrative consent order resolving the Bureau’s allegations that after consumers made payments to the Bluestem companies on debts that the companies had already sold, the Bluestem companies substantially delayed sending those payments to the third-party debt buyers.
Today the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) announced a settlement with National Credit Adjusters, LLC (NCA), a privately-held company headquartered in Hutchinson, Kansas, and its former CEO and part-owner, Bradley Hochstein.