In January, attorney generals representing all 50 states called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to put a plan in place to counter what they perceived to be a growing tide of fraudulent robocalls.  The FCC proposed states act collaboratively to share information for investigations which it claims would prevent duplicative efforts, allowing pooling of

The CFPB recently ordered a bank to cancel garnishment fees, review its system for processing garnishment orders, cease using contracts which limit consumer rights, and pay a $10 million penalty to the CFPB’s Civil Penalty Fund.  

The garnishment process is a method for creditors to recover amounts that a judgment debtor owes from a

A recent CFPB blog post endorsed part of U.S. Department of Education Secretary Cardona’s keynote address for the 2021 FSA Training Conference that issued a call to end the longstanding institutional practice of transcript withholding in order to promote equity and diversity.  While the CFPB rings alarm bells in its blog post, it offers no