consumer protection

CFPB Looks To Improve Complaint Reporting
CFPB Looks To Improve Complaint Reporting
March 02, 2018  |  CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seeking public evidence to ensure that the government watchdog agency is doing everything it can to best protect...

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Venmo Settles Privacy Violations
Venmo Settles Privacy Violations
February 28, 2018  |  Legal

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it has reached a settlement with PayPal over the handling of privacy disclosures and money withdrawals in its...

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Equifax Taps Home Depot Exec For CIO Post
Equifax Taps Home Depot Exec For CIO Post
February 13, 2018  |  Personnel

Equifax announced that it has named Jamil Farshchi as its new Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). At Equifax, he will lead work that is already...

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The New CFPB: A Kinder, Gentler Watchdog
The New CFPB: A Kinder, Gentler Watchdog
February 13, 2018  |  CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), under the charge of acting director Mick Mulvaney, will rein in its activities and aim to promote what it...

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OCC Chief Praises Mulvaney On Halting Payday Rule
OCC Chief Praises Mulvaney On Halting Payday Rule
February 07, 2018  |  CFPB

After a 45-minute meeting on Tuesday (Feb. 6), Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting had nothing but praise for acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)...

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Consumer Advocates Cry Foul On CFPB’s Equifax Stance
Consumer Advocates Cry Foul On CFPB’s Equifax Stance
February 06, 2018  |  CFPB

President Donald Trump and his administration are facing complaints from consumer protection advocates, who are advocating for a reopening of the investigation into the Equifax...

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In Battling Identity Fraud, Finding The (Synthetic ID) Devil Behind The Details
In Battling Identity Fraud, Finding The (Synthetic ID) Devil Behind The Details
February 06, 2018  |  Security & Fraud

Millions of people are victim of identity theft each year. Post Equifax breach, the numbers will swell. The fraudsters are ever resourceful, picking and choosing...

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CFPB Sends Out RFI Over Administrative Adjudications
CFPB Sends Out RFI Over Administrative Adjudications
January 31, 2018  |  CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) wants more insight into the use of administrative adjudications and sent out a Request for Information (RFI) to get...

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CFPB Director Says He’ll Make Do With Existing Budget
CFPB Director Says He’ll Make Do With Existing Budget
January 18, 2018  |  CFPB

Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump’s appointed acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), did not request any funding for the watchdog agency in...

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