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AFR Statement: Monopoly Man Highlights Need for Congress to Act on Consumer Rights
November 10, 2017 – 2:45 pm

But the question is, what will Congress do after a hearing on data breaches? Will they act to restore our right to control information about our own lives, and protect our privacy, or will they let Equifax and other data brokers turn the problems they caused into an excuse for undermining existing state laws with a sham weaker federal standard that replaces them? Will they restrict access to the courts?

Monopoly Man Crashes Equifax Hearing to Protest Forced Arbitration
October 4, 2017 – 4:04 pm
Monopoly Man Crashes Equifax Hearing to Protest Forced Arbitration

Americans for Financial Reform and Public Citizen fought the attack on the Consumer Bureau’s rule to limit forced arbitration and class action bans by delivering mock “Get-Out-of-Jail-Free” cards to the Senate.

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In addition, Amanda Werner appeared at Wednesday morning’s U.S. Senate Banking Committee hearing on Equifax dressed as the billionaire Monopoly Man, and sat behind former CEO of Equifax Richard Smith as he gave testimony to the Senate Banking Committee.