CFPB Sues Nation’s Largest Student Loan Company Navient for Failing Borrowers at Every Stage of Repayment | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Navient, Formerly Part of Sallie Mae, Illegally Cheated Borrowers Out of Repayment Rights Through Shortcuts and Deception

***  lawsuit alleges that Navient has been in violation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act. The suit seeks redress for consumers harmed by Navient’s illegal practices. The CFPB is also seeking to keep Navient from continuing the illegal conduct described in the complaint, and to prevent new borrowers from being harmed.

The complaint against Navient Corporation, Navient Solutions, and Pioneer Credit Recovery is available at: http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/documents/201701_cfpb_Navient-Pioneer-Credit-Recovery-complaint.pdf 

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Read entire press release from CFPB announcing suit…

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Judging an Injustice: During Asian Heritage Month, Japanese Internments Are Recalled | United States Courts

Just months after Japanese bombs fell on Pearl Harbor in 1941, Atsushi Wallace Tashima was pulled from his home and sent away to an internment camp. Like 120,000 Japanese Americans, he and his family were branded as potential spies and saboteurs.

Decades later, he viewed those events from a very different perspective. Once the victim of an admitted national injustice, he made a career of delivering justice as a federal judge.

Learn more about Judge Tashima’s life, and others who recall the internment of Japanese Americans.

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