- Agency posts thousands of complaints against banks, others Updated: Jun-25-15 4:52 pm
WASHINGTON - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released thousands of complaints Thursday from disgruntled customers of banks, credit card companies and other providers of financial services.
- Lawsuit: New Mexico AG staffer bullied nonprofit Updated: Jun-24-15 3:55 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - An inexperienced New Mexico attorney general staffer bullied nonprofit employees and harassed a female worker on social media while using the name "Mr. Smooth," according to a new lawsuit.
- W.Va. reaches settlement with Va.-based car title lender Updated: Jun-24-15 2:58 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia's attorney general says a car title lender has agreed to forgive nearly $2.4 million in debt owed by 435 state residents.
- Putin slams group warning Russians against visiting Crimea Updated: Jun-23-15 10:22 am
MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin says a consumer rights group that has cautioned Russians against traveling to Crimea is serving foreign interests.
- Q&A: EBay's security chief cites evolving cyberthreats Updated: Jun-16-15 11:10 am
NEW YORK - It seems there's nowhere to hide these days from cyberattacks.
- Duke Energy awaits decision on repair costs for new plant Updated: Jun-14-15 4:28 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's utility customer advocate is studying whether Duke Energy should be allowed to pass along costs of repairing its new $3.5 billion coal-gasification plant in southwestern Indiana to consumers.
- Vermont consumer protection chief announces retirement Updated: Jun-14-15 8:31 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The longtime chief of the consumer protection division in the Vermont attorney general's office has announced his retirement.
- Consumer group questions southern Illinois utility rate hike Updated: Jun-12-15 4:11 am
EAST ST. LOUIS, Illinois - A consumer advocacy group has joined Illinois' top prosecutor in calling for a federal investigation of what they call excessive price hikes for electricity in southern Illinois.
- Federal regulators go after crowdfunding scam Updated: Jun-11-15 7:20 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal regulators are going after people who raise money online through crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe but don't follow through on their promises.
- Airline group suggests smaller carry-on bags to free up bins Updated: Jun-09-15 5:14 pm
NEW YORK - Millions of fliers might soon want to buy new carry-on suitcases.
- US regulators warn: Ads for reverse mortgages can mislead Updated: Jun-04-15 2:29 pm
WASHINGTON - We've seen the TV ad pitches from celebrities like "The Fonz" Henry Winkler and actor and ex-senator Fred Thompson, touting the benefits of reverse mortgages for older homeowners.