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New York Financial Firm Ordered to Surrender License Over Alleged Cheating on Regulatory Exams

On November 19, 2015, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) announced​ that it had ordered​ a regional mortgage company to pay a $1 million fine and surrender its mortgage license over allegations the firm’s senior managers cheated on continuing education exams. Under New York law, all mortgage originators must…

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CFPB and New York Department of Financial Services Announce Lawsuit Against Financial Companies Over Pension Loans

On August 20, 2015, the CFPB and the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) announced they had filed a lawsuit in federal court in California against two regional financial companies. According the complaint, the companies deceived consumers about the fees and interest rates associated with pension loans. The companies…

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"Lead Generation" Payday Lender Settles Claim for $2.1 Million and Agrees to Cease Operations

On March 9, 2015, the New York Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) announced that it entered a consent order with a “lead generation” payday lender where the lender agreed to pay a $2.1 million penalty, provide new warnings to consumers, and cease operations in the state.   Payday lending is illegal in New York. “Lead…

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