Amazon Illegally Billed Consumers Millions of Dollars: FTC
Amazon.com is accused in a lawsuit filed Thursday of billing customers millions of dollars in charges racked up unknowingly by children.
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WASHINGTON — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's watchdog is estimating a total price tag of nearly $216 million for the bureau's renovation of its headquarters. more »
Associated Banc-Corp (ASBC) has acquired $100 million in credit card receivables tied to the Green Bay, Wis., company's customers. more »
Massena (N.Y.) Memorial Hospital board of managers approved a plan to write off more than $630,000 in bad debt for April and May. more »
With 23 collection agencies working on the U.S. Department of Education's student loan collection contract, and the overall market for higher education debt booming, at least one private equity giant is considering whether to acquire collection agencies involved in the growing niche. more »
Higher-education collection agency ConServe, regularly named a top performing company by the U.S. Department of Education, is expanding in Western New York. more »
DSG will pursue delinquent bills for ambulance rides under a contract approved Tuesday. more »
DBA International voiced support for the federal enforcement action against the owner of Florida-based debt buyer United Credit Recovery. more »
A home builder that offers home financing has settled FTC charges that it deceived consumers by advertising low-cost mortgages while hiding fees and not disclosing critical information. more »
A total of 14 M&A transactions involving health care revenue cycle vendors were completed in the 12 months ended March 31 for a combined $310 million in deal value, according to a report. more »
Leonard G. Potillo III, the owner of Florida-based debt buyer United Credit Recovery LLC, was arrested Monday and charged with bribing a U.S. Bank official to get inside information on the sale of debt portfolios. more »
A Missouri collection agency plans to lay off 108 workers, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) notice filed with the state. more »
President Obama on Monday proposed two plans designed to ease the burden of student loan debt for potentially millions of Americans. more »

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