Tag: Consumer protection and advocacy

Consumer watchdog agency rediscovers its teeth under Biden

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NEW YORK — The nation's consumer watchdog is signaling a more aggressive approach toward the financial services sectors after a few years of being...

Judge: Kushner’s apartment company violated consumer laws

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BALTIMORE — A judge in Maryland has ruled that an apartment company co-owned by Jared Kushner, former President Donald Trump's son-in-law, repeatedly violated state...

China probes takeout firm Meituan over antitrust behavior

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HONG KONG — China‚Äôs market regulator said Monday it has launched a probe into suspected monopolistic behavior by food delivery firm Meituan. ...

How struggling households can get federal rental assistance

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An estimated 8.8 million Americans are behind on their rent, according the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. While relief efforts have staved off some of...

Florida House overwhelmingly approves consumer privacy bill

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida House resoundingly approved a consumer privacy bill on Wednesday, giving the public an opportunity to regain ownership of the...

Florida House overwhelmingly approves consumer privacy bill

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida House resoundingly approved a consumer privacy bill on Wednesday, giving the public an opportunity to regain ownership of the...

US consumer watchdog eyes rules to prevent foreclosures

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LOS ANGELES — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Monday it is considering new rules aimed at averting a wave of foreclosures later this...

German court: Amazon must divulge origin of fruit, produce

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BERLIN — A German court ruled Thursday that online retail giant Amazon has to tell consumers the specific country of origin of fresh fruit...