Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
PHH Mortgage Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Ocwen Financial
Penalty: 
$75,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
August 1, 2018
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

PHH Mortgage Corp. agreed to pay $75,000 in restitution and costs in settlement of allegations it violated Georgia's Fair Business Practices Act by charging unauthorized fees to Georgia consumers when it marketed various third-party products and services, including insurance products and home warranty programs, to certain consumers whose mortgages it serviced and placed charges for these products and services on consumers' mortgage bills.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Georgia Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Georgia
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Georgia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
financial services
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Parent company note: 
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