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CFPB can sue immigration bond middleman (access required)

Where the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, alleged companies who act as an intermediary between immigration detainees and sureties and their bond agents made misrepresentations, the court had subject matter jurisdiction. Although there are limitations in the scope of the Consumer Financial Protection Act, or CFPA, they do not affect the court’s jurisdiction. Background The CFPB, ...