Robocall Rules Questioned at House Hearing
A House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on the FCC's policy decisions prompted a discussion on the application of rules regarding robocalls.  more »
A group of scammers who promised consumers new Medicare cards to obtain their bank account numbers and debit their accounts reached settlements with the Federal Trade Commission. more »
A Mississippi woman filed a class-action complaint last week in Chicago’s federal court against finance company First Tower Loan LLC for allegedly violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. more »
The FTC asserted Tuesday that LifeLock violated a 2010 settlement with the agency and 35 state attorneys general by continuing to make deceptive claims about its identity theft protection services and by failing to take steps required to protect its users’ data. more »
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray testified Wednesday before the Senate Banking Committee about the release of the Bureau’s seventh semi-annual report. more »
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that debt collectors contacting third parties must prove in Fair Debt Collection Practices Act cases that contact was made solely to find the debtor. more »
Hershey Entertainment and Resorts' payment systems were infiltrated earlier this year, potentially exposing cardholder data, the entertainment and resort company disclosed July 10. more »
The Federal Communications Commission on Friday released its Telephone Consumer Protection Act Omnibus Declaratory Ruling and Order, which takes effect immediately. more »
WASHINGTON — A landmark agreement signed by one of the country's largest credit bureaus and hailed by federal and state officials as a "tough fix-it order" was supposed to usher in a new era where such firms would clean up inaccuracies and better respond to consumer complaints. more »
Credit Protection Association LP has won a jury verdict in a case involving both the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. more »
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh
Companies offering loan assistance and credit improvement services, and their owner, agreed Monday to settle charges brought by regulators in Maryland. more »
The banking industry, which wanted curbs on costly lawsuits over unwanted robo-calls to consumers, was dealt a rebuke Thursday by the Federal Communications Commission. more »
The Federal Trade Commission, in testimony before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, highlighted its approach to protecting consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls and illegal robocalls. more »

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