The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or CFPB, confirmed on Wednesday that it had been struck by at least 240 hack attacks and another 800 suspected hacks, jeopardizing mortgage information, Social Security numbers, and personal banking information of scores of Americans, according to congressional testimony.
It is still unclear more than four months later who is paying for the lawsuit filed by Leandra English against the government to install an Obama political appointee as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
More than 25 conservative leaders are pressing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Acting Director Mick Mulvaney to conduct an audit of the bureau’s finances.
A federal judge in the Southern District of New York dismissed a lawsuit that sought an injunction against President Donald Trump’s appointment of Mick Mulvaney as the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The Newsweek Media Group admitted Thursday that it purchased web traffic to several of its sites, a move that critics say was intended to trick a government agency into buying ads.
Newly released emails reveal the machinations of former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cordray to appoint his own successor.
In the ongoing battle over the interim leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the attorney for ousted interim leader Leandra English is arguing that a tweet by President Trump shows he has no intent on allowing the bureau to remain independent.
A judge ruled Wednesday that Mick Mulvaney is rightfully situated as the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), striking a blow to Leandra English’s bid to assume leadership against President Donald Trump’s wishes.