Payday Lenders hobnob at Trump Florida golf resort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2018 CONTACT: Cara Newlon, CRL@berlinrosen.com , 703 899 3206   Payday Lenders Rip Off Our Families and Corrupt Our Politics Opponents fight predatory lending, in the air and on the ground Industry executives hobnob at Trump’s Florida golf resort Doral, Florida –A diverse group of opponents of predatory payday lending, a form of short-term debt …

Latino Victory, Florida Immigrant Coalition Protest Payday Lender Conference at Trump Resort

For Immediate Release April 18, 2018 Contact: Monica Garcia | monica.garcia@latinovictory.us | 312-860-8860   Latino Victory, Progressive Groups Protest Payday Lender Conference at Trump Resort Organizations say conference location is no coincidence after Mulvaney drops lawsuit and delays rules that would rein in predatory lending Miami, Fl – Latino Victory Project, New Florida Majority, and the Florida Immigrant Coalition today protested predatory payday lenders outside Trump National Doral Miami, …

Congressman Beyer, Consumer Advocates Denounce CFPB ‘Head’ Mulvaney for Supporting Predatory Payday Loans

Congressman Beyer, Consumer Advocates Denounce CFPB ‘Head’ Mulvaney for Supporting Predatory Payday Loans Outside the CFPB today, consumer advocates posing as loan sharks “celebrated” Mulvaney, and then held a press conference with Congressman Don Beyer (D-Alexandria, Va.) to denounce Mulvaney’s anti-consumer actions. Watch the video. Standing Outside the CFPB, Group Calls for an End to Mulvaney Era of Taking “Wrecking …

Tomorrow: Press Conference with Rep. Beyer at CFPB Opposing Mulvaney & Predatory Lending

***ADVISORY FOR TOMORROW, THURSDAY, MARCH 29*** Contact: Anjali Cadambi Anjali.Cadambi@berlinrosen.com 503-984-4020 For Immediate Release March 28, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow at 9:30 AM ET, outside the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) headquarters, Congressman Don Beyer (D-Alexandria, Va.) and consumer advocates will hold a press conference calling for CFPB’s acting “head” Mick Mulvaney to end practices that benefit predatory payday …

Mulvaney Continues to Let Payday Lenders Off the Hook

  For Immediate Release March 26, 2018 CONTACT: Anjali Cadambi, anjali.cadambi@berlinrosen.com, 503-984-4020 Mulvaney Continues to Let Payday Lenders Off the Hook, Signals Intention to Drop More Predatory Lending Cases WASHINGTON, D.C. – A recent Reuters news story, “Exclusive: Trump official quietly drops payday loan case, mulls others – sources,” provides additional evidence that Trump’s unlawfully appointed Acting Director of the Consumer Financial …

Stop The Debt Trap Coalition Letter Opposing Congressional Repeal of the Payday Rule

March 1, 2018   Dear Members of Congress, The undersigned organizations urge your office to oppose H.J. Res. 122. This measure would repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (Consumer Bureau) payday rule, which curbs the ability of payday and car-title lenders to trap consumers in an endless cycle of 300% interest debt. It is imperative that Congress oppose any effort …

Stop The Debt Trap Release on Senate Effort to Repeal Payday Rule

  For Immediate Release Senate Rolls Out Attack On Consumer Protection Against Predatory, Payday Lenders WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has introduced a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution, S.J. Res 56, which would repeal the payday and car title lending rule finalized by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in October. The announcement to roll back this …

Stop The Debt Trap Opposes Bank Payday Loan Bill

For Immediate Release   Consumer Advocates Urge House Members to Halt Bank Payday Loan Legislation in Committee Markup    H.R. 4861 would invite banks back into the business of making harmful 200-300% interest rate loans   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today in a committee markup meeting scheduled for 10:30 a.m. ET, the Committee on Financial Services is scheduled to begin considering a …

Bank Payday Loans Are an Abusive Product

The undersigned consumer, civil rights and faith groups write in strong opposition to HR 4861 (Hollingsworth), the Ensuring Quality Unbiased Access to Loans Act of 2018 (EQUAL Act). The bill exempts bank payday loans (also called “deposit advance products”) from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) payday loan rule and also nullifies the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s (FDIC) deposit advance …