Payment Fraud

Scammers, illegal payday lenders, and other unscrupulous actors use payment processors and banks to take money from consumers. NCLC works to protect consumers' accounts from unauthorized charges and to cut off scammers' access to the payment system.



Payment Fraud Policy Briefs, Reports, & Press Releases

Payment Fraud Comments and Testimony

Payment Fraud Letters

Payment Fraud Additional External Resources

Government and Regulatory Actions

Operation Choke Point Cases:

CFPB Takes Action Against Global Client Solutions for Processing Illegal Debt-Settlement Fees, Aug. 25, 2014, 

FTC Settlements Crack Down on Payment Processing Operation that Enabled 'Google Money Tree' Scammers to Charge Consumers $15 Million in Hidden Fees [Process America], Nov. 18, 2013, 

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