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Spotlight

Court dismisses CFPB claims against TCF

The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota dismissed claims of Reg E violations the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau made against TCF National Bank. It partially upheld, however, the bureau's claim of UDAAP violations.Read more

News

CFPB fines title company for RESPA violations

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined real estate settlement services provider Meridian Title Corporation $1.25 million for illegal kickbacks relating to consumers referred to an affiliated title-insurance business.Read more

CFPB sues broker over victim compensation funds

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed an enforcement action this week against Top Notch Funding, a New Jersey-based loan broker that targeted its offers at consumers who were awaiting payment from settlements in legal cases or from victim-compensation funds. Read more