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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Granted Access to FTC Consumer Complaint Database

by Troutman Sanders CFPB Team On August 12, 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it would be granted access to the FTC's Consumer Sentinel system . The Consumer Sentinel system collects all consumer complaints submitted to the FTC and is then shared with law enforcement...

CFPB Annual Report Shows 80% Increase in Consumer Complaints in 2013

by David Anthony and Scott Kelly In an annual report issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday, March 31, 2014, the Bureau announced that it had received nearly double the number of consumer complaints in 2013 as compared to 2012. The report noted that 163,700 total complaints were...