Bloomberg Law
Nov. 23, 2022, 10:30 PM

CFPB, NY Reach Deal With Firm Accused of Defrauding 9/11 Victims

Evan Weinberger
Evan Weinberger

RD Legal Funding, a company that allegedly scammed Sept. 11 victim families and former NFL players in a concussion settlement, agreed to settle claims brought by the CFPB and the New York attorney general’s office.

Under the proposed settlement, RD Legal agreed to pay $1 to the CFPB’s victims relief fund and refrain from collecting more than $600,000 of debt from affected consumers who participated in the James Zadroga 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund.

The Zadroga fund is a Congress-established program to compensate people who were diagnosed with cancer after the 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. It ...