Compliance Digest – April 4

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CFPB Fines Student Loan Servicer $1M For Lying About Forgiveness Options

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday announced an enforcement action against a student loan servicing company, fining it $1 million for allegedly making deceptive statements to borrowers and misrepresenting the forgiveness and repayment options related to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. The action, taken against Edfinancial, comes a …

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N.Y. AG Sends Warning to Collectors About New SOL, Court Filing Requirements, Requests Information About Complying with Reg F

The Attorney General of New York last week sent letters to “major” debt collectors operating in her state, making sure that those companies were aware of new regulations that have recently gone into effect, such as Regulation F from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and new state-mandated large-print disclosures, while …

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Repeat Violators Risk Losing Licenses, Chopra Warns

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is planning to establish dedicated units aimed at detecting repeat offenses and corporate recidivism “to better hold them accountable” while also laying out a series of enforcement options that the regulator will consider when it finds financial services organizations committing the same types of violations …

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