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President Biden Joins Federal Agencies Fighting Against Surprise Fees Harming American Consumers

BY | April 28, 2023

The fight over junk fees has escalated in the last few years. Corporate efforts to maximize revenue by hiding price increases have drawn opposition from one of our oldest consumer…

The fight over junk fees has escalated in the last few years. Corporate efforts to maximize revenue by hiding price increases have drawn opposition from one of our oldest consumer agencies – the 1914 Federal Trade Commission – and our newest – the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, established in 2010 following the massive 2008 economic collapse brought on by risky bank lending practices. A review of junk fee practices and junk fee flashpoints from a consumer advocacy perspective, with

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