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Trump CFPB Finalizes Rule Opening Floodgate to Debt Collection Harassment In Middle of Pandemic and Recession
Consumer watchdog Allied Progress renewed its calls on Trump Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) director Kathy Kraninger to resign after the agency finalized its controversial proposed rule today allowing debt collectors to harass consumers with unlimited texts and emails without prior permission in the middle of a pandemic and recession.
Beyond the Pale: Mnunchin’s Treasury Says Stimulus Checks Fair Game To Cover Consumer Debts
After a third of U.S. renters couldn’t make rent this month, the Treasury Department is pointing out opportunities for banks and debt collectors to steal Americans’ relief checks out from under them.
CFPBWatch.org Launched, Spotlights Trump Administration’s Anti-Consumer Agenda
New Effort from Allied Progress Documents Who Is ‘Weakening the Bureau From Within,’ Exposes Administration’s Corporate Conflicts of Interest
Allied Progress’ Year-in-Review: The Trump Administration Embraces the Shadiest Industries
For predatory lenders, pushy debt collectors, fly-by-night for-profit colleges, and greedy Wall Street banks, 2019 has been a banner year under the Trump administration.
Not Again…Trump CFPB Official Leading Effort to Gut Debt Collection Rules to “Kick Off” Another Ritzy Debt Industry Conference
The amount of face-time industry executives get with Trump’s CFPB officials is extraordinary.
Congress Considers Stronger Consumer Protections From Debt Industry Abuse As the Trump CFPB Lays Down on the Job
The Trump CFPB is leaving families move vulnerable from ruthless debt collectors and scammers, period.
Allied Progress Analysis Finds At Least 1-in-7 CFPB Debt Rule Public Comments Came From Debt Industry Personnel
But Do Any Actual CONSUMERS Support The CFPB’s Plan to Flood Families With Unlimited, Unsolicited Texts and Emails From Debt Collectors? WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the public comment period officially ended for the CFPB’s debt collection proposal, consumer watchdog group Allied Progress released an analysis finding that at least 1,221 comments filed in support of the rule came…
New Report Examines the Deconstruction of CFPB’s Debt Collection Rulemaking From the Cordray to Kraninger Era
Trump appointees Mick Mulvaney and Kathy Kraninger have reversed course on Richard Cordray’s drive for stronger consumer protections as the debt collection industry spent millions on lobbying.
Trump CFPB May Have Just Run Into Major Legal Roadblock Concerning Its Debt Collection Spam Plan
A federal appeals court rules that debt collectors cannot indirectly send legally required notices to consumers through hyperlinks in emails and text messages – which is exactly what the CFPB is trying to allow.
New Allied Progress Ad Follows the Money, Finds Over 2 Million Reasons Why Debt Collection Industry Getting the Trump Red Carpet Treatment
Debt collection trade groups have spent over $2.1 million on federal lobbying since Trump took office, and debt collectors have donated over $343,000 to Republican political campaigns since 2016.