The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against American Express Centurion Bank and American Express Bank, FSB for discriminating against consumers in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories by providing them with credit and charge card terms that were inferior to those available in the 50 U.S. states. American Express also discriminated against certain consumers with Spanish-language preferences.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. for failures related to information it provides for checking account screening reports.
Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) fined Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. $100 million for the widespread illegal practice of secretly opening unauthorized deposit and credit card accounts. Spurred by sales targets and compensation incentives, employees boosted sales figures by covertly opening accounts and funding them by transferring funds from consumers’ authorized accounts without their knowledge or consent, often racking up fees or other charges.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against Wells Fargo Bank for illegal private student loan servicing practices that increased costs and unfairly penalized certain student loan borrowers.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) ordered Santander Bank, N.A. to pay a $10 million fine for illegal overdraft service practices. Santander’s telemarketing vendor deceptively marketed the overdraft service and signed certain of the bank’s customers up for the service without their consent.
RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc. ( N/K/A) Citizens Financial Group, Inc.), RBS Citizens, N.A. ( N/K/A Citizens Bank, N.A.), and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania
CFPB, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) took action against Citizens Bank for failing to credit consumers the full amounts of their deposited funds.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed a complaint and proposed consent order in federal court against PayPal, Inc. for illegally signing up consumers for its online credit product, PayPal Credit, formerly known as Bill Me Later.