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CFPB Sues Company and Owner for Alleged Student Financial Aid Scam
Posted on 3 Nov 2015 by Doug Esten

by Barbara S. Mishkin A new lawsuit filed by the CFPB in a California federal district court alleges that the defendants, a company and its individual owner, are engaged in a nationwide student financial aid scam. In addition to injunctive relief,... Read More

CFPB Sues Company and Owner for Alleged Student Financial Aid Scam
Posted on 3 Nov 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

by Barbara S. Mishkin A new lawsuit filed by the CFPB in a California federal district court alleges that the defendants, a company and its individual owner, are engaged in a nationwide student financial aid scam. In addition to injunctive relief,... Read More

Virginia Consumer Protection Act Not Limited to Fraud
Posted on 11 Nov 2014 by Lee Berlik

The Virginia Consumer Protection Act ("VCPA") has long been thought of as a statute that addressed fraud in consumer transactions. But as the Supreme Court of Virginia clarified in a ruling last month, "the VCPA's proscription of conduct... Read More