Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Union Workers Credit Services
Penalty: 
$70,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
February 3, 2015
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
credit card violation
Violation Description: 

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau asked a federal district court to enter a consent order that would permanently ban a Texas-based company, Union Workers Credit Services, from offering any consumer credit products or services after it duped thousands of consumers into signing up for a sham credit card. The order also required the company to pay a penalty of $70,000.

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