I Thought My Art Institute Student Loans Were Eliminated in My Bankruptcy? – Stephanie

Question: Dear Steve, I went to the Art Institute of California for video production. I graduated in December of 2009. Due to life I had not been able to pay my loans. The went from being 54,000 when I graduated to over a 120,000 last year. Most of the loans were private and I got…… Continue reading I Thought My Art Institute Student Loans Were Eliminated in My Bankruptcy? – Stephanie

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Agencies Submit Joint Statement Regarding South Carolina Certificate-of-Need Laws for Health Care Facilities

In response to a request by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (the agencies) have submitted a statement regarding the competitive implications of certificate-of-need (CON) laws and South Carolina House Bill 3250 – a legislative proposal that ultimately would repeal South Carolina’s CON laws. Although…… Continue reading Agencies Submit Joint Statement Regarding South Carolina Certificate-of-Need Laws for Health Care Facilities

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I Have A Dream

Recently during a conversation with a newly acquired friend – who has been a great encouragement to me in my Undue Hardship battle – my friend mentioned that he felt I was part of something big. He went on to say that the significance of what is happening in the student loan crisis is attune…… Continue reading I Have A Dream

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FTC Approves Final Order In Craig Brittain ‘Revenge Porn’ Case

After a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order resolving the Commission’s complaint against Craig Brittain, alleging he used deception to acquire and post intimate images of women, then referred them to another website he controlled, where they were told they could have the pictures removed if they paid hundreds…… Continue reading FTC Approves Final Order In Craig Brittain ‘Revenge Porn’ Case

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Canadian Man Sentenced to Prison for $10 Million Income Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Conspired With Other Canadian Citizens to File False Tax Returns Using Fraudulent Forms 1099-OID A Ontario, Canada, man was sentenced to 135 months in prison today following his conviction for one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and commit theft of government funds, one count of making a false claim against the United…… Continue reading Canadian Man Sentenced to Prison for $10 Million Income Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

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How Do I Get My Student Loans Eliminated if I’m Disabled? – Natasha

I want to keep you posted each weekday with just one email about the latest get out of debt news, scam alerts and information to beat back debt.You can unsubscribe at any time with just one click.After you subscribe, check your email to confirm your subscription. If the confirmation email does not appear in your…… Continue reading How Do I Get My Student Loans Eliminated if I’m Disabled? – Natasha

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FTC and State of Florida Sue Payment Processing Operation for Credit Card Laundering and Assisting Debt Relief Scam

The Federal Trade Commission and the State of Florida have charged a payment processing business with credit card laundering and illegally assisting and facilitating a nationwide debt relief telemarketing scheme that allegedly bilked millions of dollars from consumers.           When scammers cannot gain or maintain access to the credit card networks through legitimate means, they…… Continue reading FTC and State of Florida Sue Payment Processing Operation for Credit Card Laundering and Assisting Debt Relief Scam

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