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Waters, House Committee Chairs Send Dozens of Letters Directing White House and Federal Agencies to Preserve Documents

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, and other Committee Chairs across the House of Representatives sent letters directing the White House and more than 50 federal agencies within their jurisdictions to comply with federal record-keeping laws and preserve information responsive to congressional subpoenas and investigations. “As the Tru...

Waters Calls for Action on Data Security

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As part of a hearing to investigate data security following breaches at large commercial retailers, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, pointed to the emerging epidemic of cyber crimes and called on legislators to ensure the safety and security of critical consumer financial information. Waters raised concerns about the frequency of data breaches...

Democratic Lawmakers Call on FTC to Review Marketing Practices of Consumer Reporting Agencies

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A coalition of Democratic lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee today called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to review the online marketing practices of nationwide Consumer Reporting Agencies, or CRAs. Specifically of concern are the offers of purported “free” services that often put consumers at risk of inadvertently purchasing expensive products and services, such as credit m...

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