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.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against Think Finance for its role in deceiving consumers into repaying loans that were not legally owed.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against Freedom Debt Relief, the nation’s largest debt-settlement services provider, and its co-CEO Andrew Housser for deceiving consumers.
Federal Debt Assistance Association, LLC, Financial Document Assistance Administration, Inc., Clear Solutions, Inc., Robert Pantoulis, David Piccione, and Vincent Piccione
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) sues debt-relief companies illegally posing as federal government.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts and Transworld Systems for illegal student loan debt collection lawsuits.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today took action against Security National Automotive Acceptance Company (SNAAC), an auto lender specializing in loans to servicemembers, for violating a Bureau consent order.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed a lawsuit in a federal district court against the debt collection law firm Weltman, Weinberg & Reis for falsely representing in millions of collection letters sent to consumers that attorneys were involved in collecting the debt.
Vincent Howard, Lawrence W. Williamson, Howard Law, P.C., The Williamson Law Firm, LLC, and Williamson & Howard, LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today took action against a ring of law firms and attorneys who collaborated to charge illegal fees to consumers seeking debt relief.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is taking action against two medical debt collection law firms and their president for falsely representing that letters and calls – some threatening legal action – were from attorneys attempting to collect on a debt when no attorney had yet reviewed the account.
Northern Resolution Group, LLC, Douglas MacKinnon, Mark Gray, Enhanced Acquisitions, LLC, and Delray Capital, LLC,
Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), in partnership with the New York Attorney General, filed a lawsuit in a federal district court against the leaders of a massive debt collection scheme based out of Buffalo, N.Y.