Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
USA Discounters, Ltd.
Penalty: 
$400,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
August 14, 2014
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
Violation Description: 

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau put an end to what it called a servicemember fee scam run by USA Discounters, Ltd., a company that operated a chain of retail stores near military bases and offered financing for purchases. The CFPB obtained more than $350,000 in refunds for servicemembers and ordered USA Discounters to pay an additional $50,000 civil penalty.

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