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DOJ Obtains $907,000 Settlement for Auto Lender’s Repossession of Active Duty Servicemembers’ Vehicles

Auto Finance  •  Debt Collection  •  DOJ  •  Military Service Members  •  SCRA
On September 18, 2017, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that it had entered into a $907,000 settlement with an auto loan lender and servicer (“Defendant”).  In its co​mplaint,​ filed the same day in the United States District […]

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New York AG Settles with Retail Financing Company that Allegedly Lured Servicemembers into Revolving Credit Contracts

Military Service Members  •  State AGs
On March 22, 2017, the New York Attorney General’s Office (“New York AG”) announced that it had entered into a $540,000 settlement with a Virginia retailer and financing company that allegedly used deceptive practices to lure military servicemembers into financing agreements for […]

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Mortgage Servicer Enters in to $225 Million Consent Order with California DBO

California Department of Business Oversight  •  Fair Lending / Fair Servicing  •  FCRA  •  Military Service Members  •  Mortgage  •  RESPA  •  TILA
On February 17, 2017, the California Department of Business Oversight (California DBO) announced that it had entered in to a $225 million consent order with a national mortgage servicer following an investigation by a third-party auditor into loans serviced by […]

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Colorado AG Files Action Against Retailer Over Credit Extended to Military Servicemembers

Debt Collection  •  Fair Lending / Fair Servicing  •  Military Service Members  •  State AGs
On July 17, 2015, the Attorney General for the State of Colorado (“Colorado AG”) filed a lawsuit in Denver District Court alleging that a retailer and its related companies repeatedly violated Colorado’s consumer lending laws concerning credit extended […]

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