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CFPB calls for 2 banks to pay $36M in kickback penalties

CBA SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a consent order stating that Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase employees received kickbacks from a now-defunct Maryland title company. The CFPB is fining the two banks a total of nearly $36 million, the majority of which will be paid by Wells Fargo. Reuters (01/22) Hill, The (01/22) New York Times (tiered subscription model), The (01/22)


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