Jan 082020
 
 January 8, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Govt, U.S.

James Yoon of Covington & Burling writes:

On January 6, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sued a California-based mortgage broker for allegedly disclosing the personal information of customers who left negative Yelp reviews, and filed a settlement of the claims.

According to the complaint, Ramon Walker is the owner and operator of Mortgage Solutions FCS, Inc., a broker connecting residential mortgage lenders with prospective borrowers.  In providing its services, Mortgage Solutions allegedly obtains personal information directly from its customers and from their credit reports.

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