Florida AG joins CFPB, FTC enforcement sweep

NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that he has served a notice of intent to bring litigation against Home Affordable Direct, Inc., JR Holding Group Corp and Javier Gutierrez for operating a fraudulent mortgage rescue and loan modification scheme that scammed consumers into paying large upfront fees but failed to fulfill promises to help homeowners stay

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) State UDAP laws are often referred to as “little FTC Acts” due the similar broad sweep of those consumer laws. While state AGs often conduct joint enforcement. the.

Last Friday, the CFPB announced that it had filed yet another meaningful. an FDCPA violation), it also raises the policy question of why the Bureau would use enforcement – which its leadership has.

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Consumer Pamphlet: General Information on Consumer Protection in Florida. Note: This pamphlet is available online only. A number of Florida state agencies work to protect consumers in their special areas of responsibility, but two state agencies have a special interest in consumer protection on a statewide basis: the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services and the Florida Office.

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