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CFPB Fights Quick Win Bid By Law Firms In Illegal Fees Suit

Law360 (April 13, 2018, 9:48 PM EDT) -- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau argued before a California federal judge Friday that its three-year statute of limitations for bringing enforcement actions does not bar all its claims against two attorneys and their law firms for allegedly charging illegal upfront fees for debt-relief services.

Defendants Vincent Howard and Lawrence Williamson, along with their firms Howard Law PC, Williamson & Howard LLP and the Williamson Firm LLC, moved for summary judgment last month, arguing to U.S. District Judge Josephine L. Staton that the CFPB’s suit accusing them...
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Case Title

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Vincent Howard et al


Case Number

8:17-cv-00161

Court

California Central

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Other Statutory Actions

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Josephine L. Staton

Date Filed

January 30, 2017

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