CFPB

Apr 21, 2017

Have You been Harassed by this Ohio Law Firm that was Recently Sued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for Illegal Debt Collection Practices?

2018-12-11T20:42:57+00:00April 21st, 2017|Bad Credit, CFPB, Credit Repair, Credit Repair Lawyer, Debt, Debt Collection, Debt Collector, debt collector harrassment, Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, FDCPA, FDCPA Violation, Free Credit Repair, free credit repair lawyer, OH, Ohio|

Operating out of Cleveland, Weltman, Weinberg & Reis, a debt collection law firm, has racked up a ton of online consumer complaints over the years. Because they operate as debt collectors, it isn’t surprising that Ohio consumers are never happy to deal with this debt collection law firm. However, a recent lawsuit filed against Weltman, Weinberg [...]

Mar 27, 2017

EXPERIAN ORDERED TO PAY $3 MILLION FOR LYING AND CHEATING CONSUMERS ABOUT SELLING THEM THEIR ACTUAL CREDIT SCORES

2018-12-11T20:42:58+00:00March 27th, 2017|CFPB, Credit Repair Lawyer, Credit Score, Free Credit Repair|

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (known as the CFPB) hit Experian with a whopping $3 million penalty this week for lying and cheating consumers.  Experian has been hawking the sale of credit scores that it told consumers were actually used by lenders.  It turns out that these scores were NOT the ones used by the [...]

Jan 30, 2017

Being harassed over a debt you don’t owe? You’re not alone.

2018-12-11T20:42:59+00:00January 30th, 2017|CFPB, Debt Collector, debt collector harrassment, Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, FDCPA|

Since the start of the new year, the CFPB has already received over 1,600 complaints about debt collectors.  Over 44% of those complaints were about repeated attempts by debt collectors to collect a debt that is not owed.  In most cases, the debt did not belong to the consumer, with cases where the consumer already [...]