GETTING TO KNOW BRIAN STRIKER OF SHERLOQ SOLUTIONS
- Brian Striker gets it that success takes more than working hard and more than being smart. It takes both. One without the other is just a waste. And with a new clock that starts every 30 days, being successful in this industry means constantly having to prove yourself. Read on to learn more about Brian, why you should never talk to him about “The Drive,” and why he will never ask you something he already knows.
CFPB CALLS OUT CREDIT BUREAUS IN REPORT DIVING INTO CONSUMER COMPLAINTS
- The three major credit reporting agencies — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — are not treating consumers fairly, which is resulting in consumers suffering “serious harms,” according to a report issued yesterday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The report, along with pointing out how the three major bureaus are failing to meet their statutory obligations under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, also cited the “unnavigable quagmire” of medical debt as a problem that needs to be addressed.
SETTLEMENT WITH FTC BANS DEFENDANTS FROM COLLECTIONS, IMPOSES $675K FINE
- A company that made cash advances to small businesses has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission that will see the defendants pay $675,000 while also being permanently banned from participating in any debt collection activities.
FATHER, SON PLEAD GUILTY IN MEDICAL DEBT COLLECTION PONZI SCHEME
- A father and his son, who were both executives at a medical debt collection business, each pleaded guilty yesterday to charges of wire fraud and will face up to five years in prison each for their role in a Ponzi scheme that bilked investors out of $1.5 billion.
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