A Mississippi woman filed a class-action complaint last week in Chicagos federal court against finance company First Tower Loan LLC for allegedly violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. 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 »
WASHINGTON Two years after a legal challenge to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's constitutionality was dismissed by a federal court, the case is unexpectedly back from the dead. more »
Officials in Stockton, Calif. are apologizing to thousands of city residents who were incorrectly notified that they were delinquent on their sewer bills.
A new compromise package in a Senate highway funding bill proposes to raise $2.4 billion by handing the job of tax collection over to private collection agencies.
Student Financial Aid Services Inc. is accused in a complaint filed Thursday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau of charging families for help in filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
A lawsuit filed by Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring against B&B Pawnbrokers Inc. in Spotsylvania, Va. alleges the business has been making illegal, unlicensed motor vehicle title loans and charging excessive fees for them.
A week has passed since the collections and credit world was turned upside down by the Federal Communications Commission when it issued a Declaratory Ruling and Order regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Now what?
The U.S. Department of Defense on Tuesday issued the final Military Lending Act (MLA) rule to protect service members from predatory credit practices and grow their financial protections.
Consumer credit default data through the end of June showed increases in first mortgage, second mortgage and composite default rates.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, citing illegal student loan and debt collection practices, on Wednesday fined Discover Bank $18.5 million.