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Feds Shutting Down Illegal Student Debt Relief Scheme

Student Loan Processing.US and Owner Charged Student Loan Borrowers Millions in Illegal Fees The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has requested that a federal district court enter a final judgment and order that would shut down a student debt relief scheme that charged borrowers millions of dollars in illegal upfront fees for federal student...

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New Phishing Scheme Tries to Exploit Personal Information by Mimicking Employer

March 15, 2016
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New Strain of Fraud Targets W-2s Through CEOs and CFOs Attorney General George Jepsen, Department of Revenue Services (DRS) Commissioner Kevin B. Sullivan and Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris are warning consumers about a new W-2-themed phishing scheme that targets employees and even Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) in an attempt...

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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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Feds Sue Student Financial Aid Firm For Ripping Off Students

Operation Ripped Off Students and Families Applying for College Financial Aid Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced it is taking action to halt a nationwide student financial aid scam that allegedly ripped off tens of thousands of students and families across the country by illegally charging millions of dollars in fees for...

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