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CFPB v. SMART Payment Plan, LLC

On November 2, 2020, the Bureau entered a Consent Order against SMART Payment Plan, LLC.

The CFPB alleged that the defendants, who offered a “payment accelerator” program to consumers for auto loans falsely claimed its individualized benefits would save consumer’s money. The CFPB alleged that this conduct violated the Consumer Financial Protection Act (“CFPA”).

Victim compensation

In March 2022, the CFPB began mailing checks to eligible consumers who enrolled in a program to accelerate their loan payments through SMART Payment Plan, LLC. The CFPB has contracted with RUST Consulting to administer payments for this case and to answer questions from consumers.

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Important dates

March 2022 – Ongoing: Distribution

More information about the case

Read the court order

Read the press release