Defendants Charged Numerous Customers More than 3 X the Amount Borrowed
WASHINGTON , April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Federal Trade Commission has brought action against a payday financing procedure that allegedly piled on undisclosed and inflated costs, and obtained on loans illegally by threatening borrowers with arrest and lawsuits. The FTC has expected a court that is federal stop the presumably unlawful business strategies although the agency pursues its situation up against the defendants.
This operation has claimed in state legal proceedings that it is affiliated with Native American tribes, and therefore immune from legal action like other payday lenders in recent years. But, the FTC alleges that the defendants’ claims of tribal affiliation try not to exempt them from complying with federal legislation. Continue reading