Entity: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Read the Hidden Report on Banks Charging High Fees to Students

December 13, 2018
After keeping it hidden for months, the Consumer and Financial Protection Bureau has finally released a report on high fees that banks charged to college students, possibly in violation of Department of Education rules.

CFPB Records Related to Companies Charging Dubious Fees to Students

December 11, 2018
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau records related to companies charging legally dubious account fees to college students. These records include an unpublished report by CFPB that was sent to the Department of Education in February of 2018.

American Oversight Expands Its Investigation of Administration’s Improper Email Use

November 29, 2018
After last week’s Washington Post report that Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for official business on hundreds of occasions, American Oversight is continuing its investigation not just into the extent to which the president’s daughter and senior adviser violated records rules, but also into whether such risky actions extended to other officials within Trump’s cabinet.

FOIA to CFPB Seeking Mick Mulvaney’s Personal Email Communications

November 29, 2018
FOIA to CFPB seeking Mick Mulvaney's communications from any non-government email addresses, as well as any emails he forwarded to his government address. This FOIA was filed to see if agency heads are complying with the Presidential Records Act.

FOIA to CFPB Regarding Compliance with the Military Lending Act

November 28, 2018
FOIA seeking memos and communications regarding the ending of supervisory examinations under the Military Lending Act.

FOIA to CFPB Regarding the Name Change to BCFP

November 16, 2018
FOIA seeking communications and memos regarding the decision to use the name "Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection" or the abbreviation "BCFP" instead of "Consumer Financial Protection Bureau" or "CFPB."

CFPB Withheld Records Response Regarding Navient Communications

November 15, 2018
Response from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau stating that the bureau is withholding record responsive to American Oversight's FOIA request for documents including communications with student loan servicer Navient. CFPB cites FOIA exemption 7(A) and contends that the any responsive records would interfere with law enforcement proceedings.

No Records Response From CFPB On Expenses For Mulvaney’s Appearance At RNC Fundraiser

October 30, 2018
No records response from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regarding expenses for Mick Mulvaney's travel to New York to speak at a Republican National Committee fundraiser.

No Records Response From CFPB On Mulvaney Speech At RNC Fundraiser

October 29, 2018
No records response from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regarding an invitation, prepared notes, and other records from Mick Mulvaney's speech at a Republican National Committee fundraiser in September, 2018.

FOIA to CFPB Regarding Mick Mulvaney Donor Event Expenses

October 19, 2018
FOIA to CFPB seeking records sufficient to show all agency funds expended on Acting Director MulvaneyÕs travel to the New York City area on or around September 8, 2018, including funds expended on hotel accommodations, meals, and airplane, train, and car travel.