Entrance to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Washington, D.C. Entrance to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Washington, D.C. (Source: Shutterstock)

The CFPB sued TransUnion and a former executive Tuesday, alleging they violated a 2017 law enforcement order to stop deceptive marketing.

The 106-page lawsuit filed in a federal district court in Chicago named TransUnion, two of its subsidiaries and John Danaher, who was president of one of the subsidiaries. The CFPB claimed TransUnion and Danaher violated a 2017 order was issued to stop the company from engaging in deceptive marketing, regarding its credit scores and other credit-related products.

Jim DuPlessis

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