States Target Abuses Against Students, Military

Demonstrating the continuing enforcement activity by state attorneys general with respect to student lending and active servicemembers, the AGs in Massachusetts and New York recently obtained consent orders from, respectively, a student loan debt relief company and a residential leasing company.

What happened

In Massachusetts, Attorney General Maura Healey charged yet another student loan “debt relief” company with misleading consumers, this time with respect to the claim it was affiliated with the federal government as well as for charging illegal upfront fees.

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