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Payday lender Scott Tucker says overdue accounts

Scott tucker Photo file A groundbreaking federal settlement with an Overland Park-based online payday loan company will provide much-needed relief to consumers who have been cheated by businessman Scott Tucker and AMG Services Inc. Thankfully, the deal with the Federal Trade Commission is just the latest step in a government …

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Committee chair kills dividing payday loan bill

By AILEEN CHUANGAssociated press INDIANAPOLIS – The chairman of an Indiana Senate committee killed a payday loan bill that was widely opposed by veteran advocates and faith groups – including the President of Indiana’s own church House – who said he would have legalized loans at rates of up to …

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Payday lenders pressured by new regulations

After more than two decades in the payday loan industry, Anthony Piet is facing his toughest year in the business. Mr. Piet operates eight Money Mart franchises across Canada, located in small towns such as Banff, Alberta and Timmins, Ontario. Legislative changes in many provinces – including Ontario, which will …

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Defenders launch $ 250,000 advertising campaign to support protection of troops from predatory lenders

Nearly 40 military and veteran service organizations launched a $ 250,000 advertising campaign urging the Department of Defense and the Office of Consumer Financial Protection to continue to strictly enforce a law that protects military personnel and families from predatory lenders. Entitled “Don’t Give Up Military Families”, the announcement presents …

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