File: A sign outside a payday loan shark announcing their services, photographed on October 8, 2012. (Flickr / HelenCobain)
13 Aug 2015

Data Brokers Charged For Selling Payday Loan Info To Scammers

Yesterday, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charged data brokers with illegally selling payday loan applicants’ financial information to a scam operation that then fraudulently took at least $7.1 million from those customers’ bank accounts.