It’s been a long, sweaty summer for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the National Security Agency, two groups entrusted with protecting Americans. It seems recent revelations about what these agencies are really up to have left many citizens feeling a skosh more violated than protected.
The CFPB is facing a major lawsuit challenging its data mining efforts – not to mention the very constitutionality of the agency itself. The CFPB, which essentially answers to no one and writes its own rules, is being sued by Connecticut attorney Kimberly Pisinski and Morgan Drexen Integrated Systems, a provider of back-office administrative support services to businesses and attorneys, such as Pisinski. Among other concerns, the complaint accuses the CFPB of attempting to seize the private bankruptcy documents of thousands of struggling American consumers. According to a recent court filing by Pisinski and Morgan Drexen. Read More…
Morgan Drexen and Connecticut attorney Kimberly A. Pisinski have filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The lawsuit contends the CFPB overstepped its authority by asking Ms. Pisinski and Morgan Drexen to hand over sensitive and privileged information related to thousands of Ms. Pisinski’s clients who are considering bankruptcy. Morgan Drexen and Pisinski consider these documents, and the information contained therein, to be protected by the Attorney-Client privilege.
Morgan Drexen believes it is improper and unethical for the CFPB to “data mine” the personal and confidential information of financially distressed consumers considering bankruptcy. Morgan Drexen and Ms. Pisinski are committed to fighting for the privacy of American consumers. For more details about the lawsuit, please see the news release below.
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