The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection will host a public forum in Topeka, Kan. June 8 to discuss elder financial exploitation. CUNA has supported several bills that would protect reporters of suspected elder financial abuse, and there is a provision addressing the issue in the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155).
According to the bureau, Acting Director Mick Mulvaney will speak, as well as Kansas City Attorney General Derek Schmidt.
The event will also feature a discussion with representatives from the attorney general’s Consumer Protection Advisory Council, as well as participation and comments from consumer groups, industry representatives and members of the public.
The forum will take place Friday, June 8, starting at 10 p.m. (ET).