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Feds Sue Credit Repair Company For Misleading Consumers And Charging Illegal Fees

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has filed a lawsuit in federal district court against the credit repair company Prime Marketing Holdings, LLC, which allegedly charged consumers a series of illegal advance fees as well as misrepresented the cost and effectiveness of its services. The CFPB is seeking to halt the company’s harmful conduct...

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911 Tax Relief To Pay Ct Customers Restitution Will Stop Selling In Ct

February 28, 2016
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DCP SETTLES WITH 911 TAX RELIEF AND OFFERS TIPS FOR THOSE WITH IRS DEBT The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection has settled with 911 Tax Relief, LLC regarding deceptive advertising. DCP is pleased to announce that 911 Tax has agreed to not advertise in Connecticut, not take any more Connecticut customers, and pay restitution...

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Americans Not Doing Enough to Protect Their Privacy Online

November 18, 2015
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By LowCards.com Nearly every American consumer (98%) believes they are creating safe passwords, but a recent study shows that only 6% are actually doing so. The study by Avast, a company specializing in PC and mobile security, is surprising since 69% of respondents say having others access their personal information is one of their...

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Overdraft Fees For Student Credit Cards Banned

Final regulations announced by the Obama Administration and the Department of Education will add new consumer protections to bank accounts and prepaid cards used to access student loans. These new protections will ensure that students can access their student loan proceeds without incurring confusing or excessive fees and improve student choice when selecting a...

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