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Every once in a while government agencies team up to take down unscrupulous operations that prey on financially vulnerable consumers. Such was the case this week when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission took action against a mortgage servicer that engaged in a assortment of deceptive practices often resulting in consumers losing their homes. 474 more words
The precise details underlying the European Commission’s (EC) April 15 Statement of Objections (SO), the EC’s equivalent of an antitrust complaint, against Google, centered on the company’s promotion of its comparison shopping service (CSS), “Google Shopping,” have not yet been made public. 1,090 more words
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Officials have issued a warning about a scam that tries to trick you into revealing your credit card information.
Here’s how it works, according to the Better Business Bureau: 89 more words
Editor’s Note: J. Trevor Hughes is the president and chief executive officer of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
It’s easy to focus on big financial penalties. 498 more words