Items Tagged with 'Investigation'


  • FHFA watchdog faces investigation for misconduct

    Accused of disparaging employees, attempting to intimidate witnesses
    The top watchdog for the FHFA is facing investigation for misconduct after accusations surfaced that she purposefully weakened her office’s oversight. But her conduct surrounding her oversight of the government-sponsored enterprises isn’t the only thing being called into question – her interactions with employees are also under investigation.
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  • FTC launching investigation into Equifax data breach

    Scope of investigation unknown
    Equifax, which is already facing inquiries from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the House Financial Services Committee, the Senate Finance Committee, the office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, and a lawsuit from the state of Massachusetts over its massive data breach, now has another regulator breathing down its neck – the Federal Trade Commission.
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  • Senators call for DOJ investigation of Wells Fargo executives

    Will execs face prosecution for 2 million fake accounts?
    The Department of Justice announced last year that it planned to begin targeting individual employees for corporate misconduct. Now, a group of senators are asking the DOJ to put that new policy to work and investigate, and perhaps even prosecute, executives at Wells Fargo for the fake accounts scandal.
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  • Waters: Cancel House CFPB discrimination hearing

    Prefers broader look at HR issues at all agencies
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has a friend in U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, who is urging the House Financial Services Committee to cancel an investigation into allegations of discrimination, retaliation and abuse at the CFPB.
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  • California Congressman goes on REO-to-rental warpath

    Takano pushing four federal bodies to investigate
    Longtime critic of REO-to-rental U.S. Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., fired off letters to four federal entities asking for a detailed investigation into the growth of REO operations and REO-to-rental as an investment. Is his concern misplaced?
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