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We are the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you fairly.


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Can’t fix a problem with a financial product or service? Submit a complaint. We’ll work to get you a response from the company.

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Standing up for you

We hold companies accountable for illegal practices

$11.7 billion in relief

to consumers from our enforcement actions

27 million+ consumers

will receive relief because of our actions

We listen to consumers and make their voices heard

1 million+ complaints

we’ve handled from consumers

97% of consumers

get timely replies when we send their complaints to companies

Figures are updated quarterly. Last update on 11/02/2016