National Consumer Protection Week March 3-9, 2013: FTC Releases Top 10 Complaint Categories for 2012

FTC Releases Top 10 Complaint Categories for 2012
Identity Theft Tops List for 13th Consecutive Year

Identity  theft is once more the top complaint received by the Federal Trade Commission,  which has released its 2012 annual report of complaints. 2012  marks the first year in which the FTC received more than 2 million complaints  overall, and 369,132, or . . . → Read More: National Consumer Protection Week March 3-9, 2013: FTC Releases Top 10 Complaint Categories for 2012

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CFPB Hits the Ground Running

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) hit the ground running this week, launching functions and issuing a variety of required rules and reports that represent important steps in making the CFPB operational and effective from the start.

Today, the CFPB is sending introductory letters to the CEOs of the depository institutions – generally large banks and their . . . → Read More: CFPB Hits the Ground Running

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