In its summer edition of Supervisory Highlights, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau accused one or more finance sources of being deceptive in their advertisements of GAP and in the way they disclose payment deferral terms.
According to the report, the GAP advertisements gave the impression that the product fully covered the remaining balance of a consumer’s loan in the event of a total loss, when, according to the bureau, the products only covered the amounts below a certain loan-to-value ratio.
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