United States v. AmeriCredit Financial Services, Inc. dba GM Financial (N.D. Tex.)
On September 30, 2022, the United States filed a complaint and a proposed consent order in United States v. AmeriCredit Financial Services, Inc. dba GM Financial (N.D. Tex.). The complaint alleges that GM Financial violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by illegally repossessing 71 servicemembers’ vehicles and by improperly denying or mishandling over 1,000 vehicle lease termination requests. The amended consent order, which the court entered on October 4, 2022, requires GM Financial to pay $3,534,171 to the affected servicemembers and a $65,480 civil penalty to the United States. The order also requires GM Financial to repair the servicemembers’ credit, provide SCRA training to its employees, and follow policies and procedures that comply with the SCRA.
Press Release (9/30/22)