Topic: Consumer Protection

FOIA to CFPB Seeking Resumes and Ethics Documents of Political Appointees

November 4, 2019
FOIA to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) seeking resumes, ethics waivers or authorizations, and recusal determinations, as well as SF-50s, for CFPB political appointees.

No Records Response from the CFPB Regarding Communications About a New Payday Lending Rule Proposal

October 10, 2019
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau stated that it had no records of communications between groups that represent the payday load industry and CFPC officials.

No Records Response from FDA Center for Tobacco Products Regarding Communications with Ballard Partners

September 25, 2019
The Center for Tobacco Products at the Food and Drug Administration stated that it had no records of communications with Ballard Partners. American Oversight filed this request following reporting indicating that this firm established its prominent position through its connections to the Trump administration.

FOIA Request to CFPB Seeking Communications with Anti-LGBTQ Groups

September 13, 2019
FOIA request to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seeking communications between CFPB officials and anti-LGBTQ groups. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether, and to what extent, outside groups influenced the proposal to narrow the scope of enforcement of certain consumer protection and anti-discrimination laws.

FOIA to CFPB for the Communications of the Private Education Loan Ombudsman with His Former Employer

September 9, 2019
FOIA to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for the email communications of CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman Robert Cameron with his former employer, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Authority, which is responsible for overseeing the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF).

FOIA to CFPB for the Calendars of Private Education Loan Ombudsman Robert Cameron

September 9, 2019
FOIA to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for the calendars of CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman Robert Cameron, who was previously employed by a student loan servicer with a poor record of serving student borrowers.

FOIA to CFPB for Ethics Records Related to Private Education Loan Ombudsman Robert Cameron

September 9, 2019
FOIA to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for ethics records related to CFPB Private Education Loan Ombudsman Robert Cameron, who was previously employed by a student loan servicer with a poor record of serving student borrowers.

Records from CFPB Regarding Communications with Eric Blankenstein

August 29, 2019
Records from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau following a lawsuit for Eric Blankenstein's communications with senior officials. These records were sought by American Oversight on behalf of Allied Progress.

DOD Records Regarding Deputy Secretary Shanahan’s Communications with Boeing

August 28, 2019
Records from the Department of Defense regarding Deputy Secretary Shanahan's communications with any individual at Boeing, including CEO Dennis Muilenburg, and any email addresses ending in boeing.com.

ED Records Regarding Borrower Defense Rule

July 31, 2019
Records from the Department of Education in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding the borrower defense rule.