Washington, DC - On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, the President signed into law:

Washington, DC - A team of attorneys and other staff at the Federal Trade Commission today received a prestigious Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal (Sammie) for their public service in negotiating a historic $586 million settlement with Western Union that will provide refunds to hundreds of thousands of consumers who lost money through fraud-induced money transfers.

Washington, DC - National wage growth is at the highest it’s been in nearly 17 months — and, according to a new study released by Glassdoor, it’s not expected to slow down anytime soon.

Miami, Florida - The former chief financial officer of Bankrate Inc., a publicly traded financial services and marketing company formerly headquartered in North Palm Beach, Florida, was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for orchestrating an accounting and securities fraud scheme that caused more than $25 million in shareholder losses.

Washington, DC - Melania and I join in recognizing October as National Dyslexia Awareness Month.  We are committed to improving the learning environments and working conditions for all Americans – especially the creative thinkers and great Americans with dyslexia.  We encourage all Americans to learn more about dyslexia, advocate on behalf of children and adults with dyslexia, and to support friends, family, colleagues, and loved ones with this condition.

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice’s U.S. Trustee Program (USTP) has entered into a national settlement agreement with Citibank N.A. (Citibank), Department Stores National Bank (DSNB) (collectively Citi), and FDS Bank requiring Citi to pay $5 million to remediate robo-signed proofs of claim filed in consumer bankruptcy cases in connection with more than 71,000 Macy’s-branded credit card accounts, Director Cliff White of the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees announced today.