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  • Piggish bankers went whole hog to abuse consumers in 2014

    The end of the year occasions awards season in all industries, and the world of personal finance is no exception, which brings us to the 2014 edition of the Piggy Bank Awards for Dubious Achievements in Consumer Finance or, for short, "The Piggies."
  • Federal court complaint filed against Va.-based retailer

    Federal court complaint filed against Va.-based retailer
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and attorneys general from Virginia and North Carolina are seeking penalties and restitution from a Virginia-based retailer that caters to service members, alleging it used illegal tactics to collect debts. The...

    T-Mobile settles cramming case for $90 million

    SEATTLE T-Mobile has agreed to pay at least $90 million to settle an investigation into allegations that the Bellevue company billed customers millions of dollars in unauthorized third-party subscriptions and premium text messaging services a practice...

    T-Mobile to pay $90 million to settle claims of wrongful charges

    T-Mobile will pay at least $90 million in penalties and refunds as part of a settlement over its alleged practice of “mobile cramming,” or placing unauthorized third-party charges on customers’ cellphone bills, the Federal Communications...

    Bank of America fails two mortgage settlement tests

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Bank of America has failed two of 31 tests designed to see whether it is complying with a national mortgage settlement's rules, a report Tuesday from the settlement's watchdog shows. The tests involve sending pre-foreclosure letters to...