The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has released its annual report to Congress, detailing enforcement actions in 2014 and the status of coming up with rules for the collection industry. more »
Fair Isaac is developing a credit score aimed at the millions of people who are unable to obtain credit cards, auto loans and mortgages because lenders consider them to be too risky. more »
West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed SB 542 into law on Tuesday, clarifying provisions of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. more »
TransUnion Corp. restarted the process for an initial public offering, three years after the credit-reporting company was acquired in a $3 billion deal that ended its earlier run at going public.
February litigation against collection agencies increased from Januarys across-the-board decline but Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation continues to significantly lag.
A New York judge dismissed a lawsuit alleging HSBC Holdings Plc violated a law requiring lenders to file paperwork entitling homeowners to settlement conferences within 60 days to negotiate loan modifications.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an enforcement action against a debt collection agency that allegedly threatened borrowers with criminal prosecution and jail time if they failed to pay extra fees for writing bounced checks.
A federal court has halted the operations of a company that calls itself "FTC Credit Solutions." The company allegedly used false affiliation with the FTC to market bogus credit repair services to Spanish-speaking consumers.
Michigan lawmakers adopted a resolution recognizing and commending DBA International for its efforts to protect consumers and creditors through its national Receivables Management Certification Program.
CardFlex Inc. and its principals have settled charges that they illegally processed more than $26 million in consumer charges on behalf of a company called I Works.
Wells Fargo will close its home-lending servicing office in Milwaukee and cut 1,000 jobs, saying fewer homeowners are falling behind on payments and seeking help keeping their homes.