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CFPB fines Lighthouse Title for kickbacks

Michigan agency allegedly paid real estate agents for referrals
Ben Lane
“Today’s action sends a clear and simple message, that quid pro quo agreements for real estate referrals are illegal,” said CFPB Director Richard Cordray. “The Consumer Bureau will continue to take action to ensure that the mortgage market is a level playing field where everyone plays by the rules.”
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CFPB hits Kentucky law firm with RESPA suit

Bureau begins flexing its Dodd-Frank oversight duties
Kerri Ann Panchuk
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau flexed its enforcement authority, filing a lawsuit against Kentucky law firm Borders & Borders, alleging the firm and its principals illegally paid kickbacks for real estate settlement referrals.
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