When we take an enforcement action against an entity or person we believe has violated the law, we will post court documents and other related materials here.
The Bureau may enforce the law by filing an action in federal district court or by initiating an administrative adjudication proceeding. Administrative proceedings are conducted by an Administrative Law Judge, who holds hearings and issues a recommended decision. Proceedings are conducted in accordance with the Rules of Practice for Adjudication Proceedings.
On October 21, 2019, the Bureau filed a complaint and sought a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in federal court in the Central District of California against Consumer Advocacy Center Inc., d/b/a Premier Student Loan Center (Premier); True Count Staffing Inc., d/b/a SL Account Management (True Count); Prime Consulting LLC, d/b/a Financial Preparation Services (Prime); Albert Kim; Kaine Wen; and Tuong Nguyen.
On September 25, 2019, the Bureau filed a complaint in federal court in the District of Maryland against Maryland-based debt collectors FCO Holding, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Fair Collections & Outsourcing, Inc., Fair Collections & Outsourcing of New England, Inc., and FCO Worldwide, Inc. (collectively, FCO).
On September 6, 2019, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a complaint in federal court in the Central District of California against Certified Forensic Loan Auditors, LLC, Andrew Lehman, and Michael Carrigan, along with a proposed stipulated final judgment against Michael Carrigan.
On May 2, 2019, the Bureau filed suit against PGX Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Progrexion Marketing, Inc., Progrexion Teleservices, Inc., CreditRepair.com, Inc., and eFolks, LLC (collectively, Progrexion) and against John C. Heath, Attorney at Law PC (Lexington Law), which does business as Lexington Law.
On January 25, 2019, the Bureau issued an order against Enova International, Inc. The Bureau found that Enova violated the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 by debiting consumers’ bank accounts without authorization.