The company acknowledged wrongdoing as part of the settlements, which end a seven-year investigation into the company’s compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which prohibits U.S. companies from bribing foreign officials.
Blankenstein, a policy director at the CFPB responsible for enforcing the country’s fair lending laws, had been operating under a cloud at the CFPB since September, when The Washington Post reported on blog posts he had written more than a decade ago.
The case is part of an escalating battle between Trump and congressional Democrats over access to the president’s financial records that could drag on for months.
The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly enough to prevent conflicts of interest.
Trump and congressional Democrats are locked in an escalating fight over the president’s financial records. Trump’s attorneys argue that the information being requested by the House Intelligence and Financial Services committees from Deutsche Bank and Capital One are too broad and would violate the president’s privacy.
A leading mortgage settlement and title insurance company, First American Financial Corporation, left hundreds of millions of customer records accessible on the web, including personal information such as Social Security numbers, according to a report on a security blog Friday.
Calk gave Manafort a list ranking the administrative jobs he wanted, starting with treasury secretary. He was released on a $5 million bond Thursday afternoon.
A federal judge said Deutsche Bank and Capital One may hand over the president’s financial records to Democrats in the House.
This is the second court defeat for Trump this week in his fight to keep his finances secret. On Monday, a federal judge in Washington rejected Trump’s effort to block the House Oversight Committee’s demands for records from Trump’s accounting firm.
Equifax has received the most complaints, 83,252. Its political action committee contributed $5,000 to Mulvaney, according to a new report by Public Citizen.