In 2010, Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank Act, which created the largely independent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) and empowered it with broad authority to investigate violations of consumer financial protection laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”).  Since then, the CFPB has grown in size and budget every year, along with an attendant annual

In Boger v. Trinity Heating & Air, Inc., a court in the District of Maryland permitted Boger to bring simultaneous claims under the Maryland Telephone Consumer Protection Act (MTCPA) and the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), opening the door for Boger to recover attorneys’ fees and possibly damages under both statutes. The relatively