Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Clarity Services, Inc.
Penalty: 
$8,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
December 3, 2015
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took action against a nationwide credit reporting company, Clarity Services, Inc., and its owner, Tim Ranney, for obtaining consumer credit reports in what the agency said was an illegal manner.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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