CFPB Announces Panels for CFPB-FTC Workshop on Accuracy in Consumer Reporting

CFPB announced the panels for its December 10, 2019 workshop, cohosted with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), to examine issues affecting the accuracy of traditional credit reports.

CFPB announced the panels for its December 10, 2019 workshop, cohosted with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), to examine issues affecting the accuracy of traditional credit reports.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/cfpb-announces-panels-for-cfpb-ftc-accuracy-in-consumer-reporting-workshop/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Settles with Employment Background Screening Company

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) filed a proposed stipulated judgment with Sterling Infosystems, Inc. to resolve allegations that Sterling violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) filed a proposed stipulated judgment with Sterling Infosystems, Inc. to resolve allegations that Sterling violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/bureau-settles-employment-background-screening-company/

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Third-Party Debt Collections

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
(Bureau) released a report today that found that more than one-in-four
consumers with a credit report have at least one debt in collection by third-party
debt collectors.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) released a report today that found that more than one-in-four consumers with a credit report have at least one debt in collection by third-party debt collectors.

Read more / Original news source: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/newsroom/bureau-releases-report-third-party-debt-collections/