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Feds Bar Companies’ Long-Distance Lawsuits Against Soldiers
Posted on: Dec 28, 2014, Source: Pro Publica
Federal regulators prohibit two Virginia-based lenders from suing out-of-state debtors in Virginia courts.
A Public Hospital That Serves the Poor — With Lawsuits
Posted on: Dec 24, 2014, Source: Pro Publica
In collecting debt from poor patients, these nonprofit hospitals seize portions of their wages.
Collectors Seize Wages of Millions of Americans Burdened by Debt
Posted on: Sep 18, 2014, Source: ProPublica, NPR Online
Employees can lose up to a quarter of their paychecks over debts like unpaid credit card or medical bills and student loans.
The 182 Percent Loan? How Installment Lenders Trap Borrowers
Posted on: May 13, 2013, Source: ProPublica
A racket that has caused low-income borrowers a world of hurt.
The Bailout: TARP Failing, Next Step Unclear
Posted on: Jan 22, 2009, Source: ProPublica
The TARP hasn't saved the nation's major banks. So what's next?
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