By Richard Pollock | 09/13/13 10:51 AM
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officials are seeking to monitor four out of every five U.S. consumer credit card transactions this year — up to 42 billion transactions – through a controversial data-mining program, according to documents obtained by the Washington Examiner. A CFPB...
By Richard Pollock | 09/11/13 04:37 PM
Serious allegations are being raised in the legal community that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has recruited the U.S. Trustee Program to collect bankruptcy data on its behalf to aid a controversial data-mining program. Documents obtained by the Washington Examiner describe efforts...
By Richard Pollock | 08/21/13 09:30 AM
Louisiana Health Cooperative, Inc., Chief Executive Officer Terry Shilling signed a $4 million four-year contract with a consulting firm last year in which he is a principal, according to documents obtained by the Washington Examiner.
By Richard Pollock | 08/20/13 07:05 PM
One week before the Consumer Financial Protection Board was to defend its constitutionality in U.S. District Court, the agency file a lawsuit against the accusing firm and its president.
By Richard Pollock | 08/13/13 05:12 AM
Small Business Majority is among President Obama's favorite nonprofit backers, but the advocacy group's leader has a lengthy record of failing to pay taxes and stiffing creditors.
By Richard Pollock | 08/01/13 04:50 PM
Two House committees are investigating former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officials who now appear to be cashing in on their insider knowledge and contacts concerning rules they helped to write.
By Richard Pollock | 08/01/13 09:25 AM
All but one of the 24 healthcare co-ops funded by a $2 billion Obamacare program intended to create public competition for private sector insurers failed to file required tax returns.
By Richard Pollock | 07/23/13 12:55 PM
When the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau enrolled a number of its enforcement attorneys last year into a basic, introductory course called "Banking Law Fundamentals," the bureau also hired a trainer for $167,000 to teach its staff about consumer law.
By Richard Pollock | 07/23/13 07:10 AM
A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the newly established Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been filed in federal court. The lawsuit was filed by Morgan Drexen, a Costa Mesa, California, company under CFPB pressure to turn over millions of private consumer information files...
By Richard Pollock | 07/22/13 06:05 PM
A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the newly established Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been filed in federal court.
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