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CFPB sues companies posing as government agencies

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed suit in federal court against two service providers for deceptively suggesting that they were affiliated with the federal government as well as falsely promising to eliminate consumers’ debts and improve their credit scores. Read more

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