Compliance Digest – March 8

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Bill Introduced in Senate to Double Anti-Spoofing Fines

A bipartisan bill has been introduced in the Senate that would double the penalties for individuals or entities that spoof Caller ID numbers as a means of combatting illegal robocalls. S.594, the Anti-Spoofing Penalties Modernization Act is sponsored by Sen. Susan Collins [R-Maine], and co-sponsored by Sen. Krysten Sinema [D-Ariz.], …

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Online Lender Discloses CFPB Investigation Into Collection Practices

Opportun Inc., a unit of Opportun Financial Corp., a consumer finance lender that caters to Latino immigrants, disclosed yesterday that its lending and debt collection practices are being investigated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as part of an apparent wider investigation into whether small dollar lenders have violated federal …

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