WASHINGTON (3/29/16)--The Federal Trade Commission, looking to assess the prevalence of consumer fraud in the United States during 2016, seeks public comment through June 13 on a proposal to conduct a related survey.
WASHINGTON (3/9/16)--Nine companies have been issued orders by the Federal Trade Commission, requiring them to provide information on how well they comply with data security standards, specifically with regards to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards audits. The FTC is seeking details about the assessment process employed by the companies.
WASHINGTON (2/11/16)--While CUNA supports compliance with the Federal Trade Commission’s Holder Rule, it worries that credit unions could be held liable for bad behavior of others when it is beyond their ability to prevent it.
WASHINGTON (1/29/16)--Victims of identity theft can now rapidly file a complaint and get a free, personalized recovery guide under the new IdentifyTheft.gov website unveiled Thursday by the Federal Trade Commission.
The operators of a bogus credit repair scam that allegedly tricked consumers into paying thousands of dollars will face a monetary judgement from the Federal Trade Commission and are banned from offering credit repair services.
It is imperative that Congress take action to eliminate the negative consequences of last year’s changes to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, CUNA wrote to a House subcommittee conducting a TCPA hearing Thursday.
CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan discusses this week's congressional activities, as well as advocacy strategies for the CFPB's short-term, small-dollar loan proposal in this week's Advocacy Update video.
Thursday’s hearing on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act will be a good first step toward highlighting ways to modernize the act, CUNA believes. CUNA has expressed a number of concerns with a TCPA ruling made in July 2015.