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August 20, 2015
Regulators sue 2 companies making loans against pensions
Federal and New York regulators have sued two companies that make loans against retirees' pensions, saying they deceived ...
August 05, 2015
You still use a landline? FCC voting on new phone rules
The copper network behind landline phones, a communications mainstay for more than a century, is going away, as cable and ...
July 24, 2015
Appeals court revives challenge to consumer agency
A federal appeals court on Friday revived a legal challenge to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the federal office ...
July 21, 2015
Feds say ID protector LifeLock violated $12M settlement
The U.S. government says identity theft protection company LifeLock spent years violating a $12 million settlement for ...
July 08, 2015
FBI, Justice Dept. take encryption concerns to Congress
Federal law enforcement officials warned Wednesday that data encryption is making it harder to hunt for pedophiles and terror ...
July 07, 2015
Report: Troops face hassles with student loans, despite law
A government regulator says military personnel are still being hassled over their student loans despite the federal laws and ...
July 01, 2015
Why the gov't let many trade schools become diploma mills
How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall ...
June 25, 2015
Agency posts thousands of complaints against banks, others
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released thousands of complaints Thursday from disgruntled customers of banks, ...
June 22, 2015
Russian consumer rights group warns against trips to Crimea
The Russian Prosecutor General's office has launched a probe against a consumer rights group that has cautioned Russians ...
June 11, 2015
Federal regulators go after crowdfunding scam
Federal regulators are going after people who raise money online through crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe but ...
June 09, 2015
Airline group suggests smaller carry-on bags to free up bins
Millions of fliers might soon want to buy new carry-on suitcases. Global airlines announced Tuesday a new guideline that ...
June 04, 2015
US regulators warn: Ads for reverse mortgages can mislead
We've seen the TV ad pitches from celebrities like "The Fonz" Henry Winkler and actor and ex-senator Fred Thompson, touting ...
May 25, 2015
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with ...
May 20, 2015
House panel votes to repeal country-origin meat labeling law
A House committee has voted to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and ...
May 14, 2015
USDA creates new government certification for GMO-free
The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically ...
May 14, 2015
Consumer agency opens review of student loan services
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau opened a public inquiry Thursday into student loan servicing practices that it says ...
May 14, 2015
Sally Beauty confirms second data breach
The Sally Beauty chain confirmed Thursday that it has suffered its second data breach in just over two years. The beauty ...
May 08, 2015
AP Exclusive: Chinese banks a haven for web counterfeits
Kim Sbarcea knew exactly what she wanted. She typed "Tiffany Elsa Peretti mesh earrings" into Google and scrolled through ...
April 28, 2015
RadioShack agrees to mediation over sale of customer data
A Delaware bankruptcy judge said Tuesday that he's willing to approve bid procedures for the sale of RadioShack's ...
April 28, 2015
Regions Bank fined $7.5 million for illegal overdraft fees
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has fined Regions Bank $7.5 million for illegally charging customers for overdraft ...