By Richard Pollock | 03/07/14 10:06 AM
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officials will pay $22.3 million to lease temporary offices in addition to the record-breaking $145 million being spent to renovate the agency's headquarters, according to documents obtained by the Washington Examiner. The temporary offices to be occupied...
02/28/14 02:54 PM
Cordray WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is helping Ohioans get relief from debt collectors trying to collect debt from the wrong person, the Ohio PIRG Education Fund said on Thursday. According to a report issued by consumer group Ohio PIRG, debt...
02/28/14 06:42 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed legislation aimed at increasing oversight of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and reestablishing the bureau as an independent agency funded by Congress. Duffy The Consumer Financial Freedom...
By Bloomberg News | 02/27/14 08:43 AM
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is asking banks to voluntarily provide their customers with credit scores used to make lending decisions.
By Washington Examiner | 02/18/14 06:37 AM
Since CFPB has all the time in the world, plus legions of lawyers and a huge budget that Congress can't touch, odds are good that shining the disinfectant of sunlight won't happen any time soon. That's an open invitation for waste, abuse and corruption.
By Richard Pollock | 02/14/14 05:54 AM
Federal Reserve investigators want to know why renovation costs for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's headquarters building have soared to more than three times the original estimate, the Washington Examiner has learned.
By Joel Gehrke | 02/10/14 02:03 PM
Does the National Security Agency collect the credit card statements of every American? Sen. Rand Paul thinks so. "I think these records include your phone records, I think they include your text messages, your emails -- and, I think, in all likelihood, they're probably collecting your credit...
By Paul Bedard | 01/30/14 03:24 PM
Congress is warning Americans that the agency charged with safeguarding their wallets — the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — is ripping off taxpayers with a headquarters renovation that costs nearly as much as the building is worth.
By Richard Pollock | 01/30/14 01:26 PM
Freedom of information officers at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are telling employees there how to hide their work calendars from public disclosure, according to a watchdog group. The agency is required to comply with the federal Freedom of Information Act, but the group Cause of...
By Paul Bedard | 01/30/14 12:53 PM
Congress is warning Americans that the agency charged with safeguarding their wallet -- the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau -- is orchestrating a huge taxpayer rip off, renovating their downtown headquarters for nearly as much as the building is worth. “You are spending more per square...
By Bloomberg News | 01/30/14 10:38 AM
For-profit colleges, bruised by years of investigations and rule-making, may face additional financial pressure from a new wave of state probes by attorneys general and the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
By Richard Pollock | 01/28/14 06:13 PM
Officials at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are conducting a massive, NSA-esque data-mining project collecting account information on an estimated 991 million American credit card accounts. It was also learned at a Congressional hearing Tuesday that CFPB officials are working with...
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