The New York bank took the move one month after signing a consent order with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to settle allegations that it took shortcuts in collecting consumer debts. But with accusations of "robo-signing" still fresh, and a related suit by California's attorney general pending, the bank could face a new wave of legal troubles.
JPM to Shutter Litigation Group for Consumer Debt Collection
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