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Officials Take Action Against Pension Advance Firms For Deceiving Customers

Companies Hid Loan Interest Rates and Fees and Deceived Consumers About Other Terms of the Deal The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) have filed a lawsuit in federal court against two companies, Pension Funding, LLC and Pension Income, LLC, and three of the companies’ individual...

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Attorneys General Want Federal Pressure Against For-profit Colleges To Repay Student Loans

August 18, 2015
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AG Jepsen Joins Multistate Effort Supporting Victims of Predatory For-profit Schools Eleven state attorneys general advocate for ease and clarity for students seeking to discharge loans after being victimized Attorney General George Jepsen today joined with 10 fellow attorneys general from around the country in calling on the U.S. Department of Education to cancel...

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Citizens Bank Fined For Ripping Off Customers

August 12, 2015
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Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) took action against Citizens Bank for failing to credit consumers the full amounts of their deposited funds. The bank kept money from deposit discrepancies when receipts did not match actual money...

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Ct Officials Warn Businesses about “Official” Reporting Scam

August 7, 2015
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Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and Attorney General George Jepsen are warning businesses across Connecticut about bogus forms being sent by the “Division of Corporate Services” seeking payment for an “Annual Records Statement,” alleging that payment is required by Connecticut law. A copy of the...

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