Blog Posts in October, 2012

American Express to pay $112.5 million for unlawful practices

Earlier this month American Express reached a settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) , the Federal Reserve, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC) agreeing to pay ...
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Discover Bank to Refund $200 Million to Customers

Discover Bank has agreed to refund some of its customers $200 million and pay fines of $14 million based on its use of decpetive telemarketing tactics. Discover Bank came to this settlement after ...
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OC Bankruptcy Filings Decline for August 2012

Orange County bankruptcy filings were down 23.8% for the month of August 2012, with a total of 1273 cases filed. Compare this to August of 2011 where there were 1615 bankruptcies filed. As a whole, ...
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