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In July 2018, the company agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty to the CFPB after the federal agency found it had used a network of companies that “engaged in frequent unlawful debt collection acts.”
DEBT COLLECTORS, PAYDAY LENDERS COLLECTED OVER $500 MILLION IN FEDERAL PANDEMIC RELIEFPETER WHORISKEY, JOEL JACOBS, AARON GREGGJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“Anyone attempting to unlawfully gain access to the Capitol Grounds by climbing a fence or any other unlawful means will be subject to an appropriate use of force and arrest,” the statement said.
INAUGURATION DAY CLOSURES EXPECTED TO INCLUDE THE MALL, MAJOR BRIDGESEMILY DAVIES, JUSTIN JOUVENALJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The primary was condemned by China’s top agencies for Hong Kong as an “unlawful ­manipulation” of the city’s election system and a violation of the national security law.
HONG KONG ARRESTS AMERICAN LAWYER IN LATEST ROUND-UP OF OPPOSITION FIGURESCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERJANUARY 6, 2021FORTUNE
Since then, the attorneys general contend, Google built an unlawful monopoly in no small part because it requires publishers to use its full suite of tools.
TEXAS LEADS REPUBLICAN ATTORNEYS GENERAL IN NEW ANTITRUST LAWSUIT AGAINST GOOGLE, TARGETING ITS ADVERTISING EMPIRETONY ROMMDECEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Mastercard said it is terminating use of its cards on Pornhub after its own investigation confirmed violations of standards prohibiting unlawful conduct on the site.
VISA, MASTERCARD WON’T ALLOW CHARGES FOR SERVICES ON PORNHUBVERNE KOPYTOFFDECEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
Our investigation over the past several days has confirmed violations of our standards prohibiting unlawful content on their site.
MASTERCARD SEVERS TIES WITH PORNHUB, CITING ILLEGAL CONTENTHAMZA SHABANDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Enforcement would be based upon “firm size, without regard for effect on consumers, making presumptively unlawful broad categories of mergers and acquisitions,” the post said.
THE FACEBOOK AND GOOGLE ANTITRUST SUITS ARE A WARNING SHOT FOR ALL CORPORATE GIANTS—NOT JUST BIG TECHMATTHEWHEIMERDECEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
Then, in October, the Department of Justice filed an antitrust suit against Google, arguing that the company used unlawful methods to expand its search and advertising business.
FACEBOOK IS NOW OFFICIALLY TOO POWERFUL, SAYS THE US GOVERNMENTEILEEN GUODECEMBER 9, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
We also think that a policy of excluding LGBTQ people would be unlawful, but there might be a question of who had standing to challenge that policy if no one was actually excluded.
ANTI-LGBTQ SCHOOL WHERE KAREN PENCE TEACHES OBTAINED $725K IN PPP MONEYCHRIS JOHNSONDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
By demanding specific, unlawful acts to overturn results in a fair election, he is urging authoritarian solutions to his political problems.
REPUBLICANS, IT ISN’T TOO LATE TO STAND UP FOR THE NATIONMICHAEL GERSONDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST

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