Blog Archive 2012

Post date: October 19, 2012 - 12:52pm

Posted on October 15, 2012 by Dana Manner

After a year-long investigation into auto fraud by the Florida Department of    Law Enforcement, 9 suspects (including a Miami Beach police officer) were  arrested last month on September 7, 2012   related to a scheme to...

Post date: November 1, 2012 - 8:09pm

Practicing Law "101" - the rules still are getting ignored. And not always by younger, inexperienced lawyers.

Post date: May 1, 2012 - 1:53pm

The National Association of Consumer Advocates is glad to announce that there is an online training library, which serves as an archive database for previous webinars.  

The idea came about as our Education and Training Department was looking for new ways to ensure that we...

Post date: April 27, 2012 - 2:04pm

When the first mobile telephone was invented in 1952, few could have imagined its ...

Post date: April 20, 2012 - 5:02pm

Last week, Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that the CFPB would propose a...

Post date: January 27, 2012 - 6:27pm

Late 2011, an important Federal statute – the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) - began to receive a lot of attention, when Members of Congress sought to weaken the TCPA by removing important consumer protections....

Post date: February 7, 2012 - 7:04pm

Last Friday, the Obama Administration...

Post date: February 13, 2012 - 2:42pm

Last week, after much expressed outrage and pressure, the Carlyle Group LP abandoned a plan to ban shareholders from filing class-action lawsuits after U.S. regulators threatened to...

Post date: February 16, 2012 - 5:21pm

Last week, State Attorneys General, working with the Department of Justice and HUD, announced a much anticipated 49 state, $25 billion settlement  that resolves their investigation into robosigning and other foreclosure...

Post date: March 6, 2012 - 5:41pm

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of being taken advantage of by my bank. What do I look like, an ATM? “Hmmmm… let’s see what he will pay for now.” Each year banks make more and more money from fees. Some banks (Bank of America) have reported...

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