The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Tuesday that it is suing Morgan Drexen, a debt-relief provider, for false marketing a month after the same company filed suit against the CFPB.

The CFPB's suit, filed in the U.S. District Court Central District of California, accuses the Nevada company and its owner, Walter Ledda, of illegally charging upfront fees and falsely marketing to consumers that they would be debt free in months if they signed up. Though the CFPB has come after several debt relief companies on similar allegations, Morgan Drexen was the only accused company to sue the CFPB first.

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