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Illegal 'zombie' debt collections rampant in Florida, advocate says

Stephen Leifer - Thursday, March 08, 2018
Illegal 'zombie' debt collections rampant in Florida, advocate says David LyonsSun-Sentinel Invalid and illegal debt collections are at record levels across the U.S., and Florida is No. 2 for complaints about the practice, according to a national tracker of frequent flier programs and credit card rewards. The practice, dubbed “zombie debt collections” by RewardExpert, are defined as attempts to collect debts not owed, those that were already paid or discharged, de ..

Equifax possibly profiting off data breach

Stephen Leifer - Friday, March 02, 2018
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has led the charge against Equifax for not doing enough to protect its customers before it was hit with a major data breach last year. Now she's saying the credit reporting agency might be making money off this breach. "Equifax may actually make money off this breach because it sells all these credit-protection devices, and even consumers who say, 'Hey, I'm never doing business with Equifax again' -- well, good for you, but you go buy credit protection from someone  ..

Mulvaney says his CFPB keeps Elizabeth Warren up at night

Stephen Leifer - Friday, March 02, 2018
If Senator Elizabeth Warren is having sleepless nights worrying about the fate of financial regulation in Republican hands, she has only herself to blame, acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday. Concerns raised by the Massachusetts Democrat about Republican control of the agency she’s credited with conceiving and designing “doesn’t bother me at all,” Mulvaney said at the Credit Union National Association conference in Washi ..