Statement by SBPC Executive Director Seth Frotman on New Evidence Revealing Navient Executives’ Plot to Cheat Borrowers

Newly unsealed court documents reveal executives at the nation’s largest student loan company orchestrated a predatory scheme to place borrowers in high-cost repayment options to boost corporate profits. Reliance on these high-cost options, known as “forbearances,” resulted in more than $4 billion in unnecessary interest charges passed on to borrowers,...

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Trump Administration’s Selection of Industry Insider for Nation’s Student Loan Watchdog Heightens Urgency to Pass AB 376 to Protect California Student Loan Borrowers

Trump Administration’s Selection of Industry Insider for Nation’s Student Loan Watchdog Heightens Urgency to Pass AB 376 to Protect California Student Loan Borrowers Recent Revolving-Door Hire is Further Proof Washington is Failing to Stand up for Borrowers The Trump Administration’s appointment on Friday of a student loan industry executive to...

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Statement from SBPC Executive Director Seth Frotman on the Congressional Inquiry into Trump Administration Obstruction and Industry Abuses

Student Borrower Protection Center Executive Director and former CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman Seth Frotman issued a statement on the congressional inquiry announced into the Trump Administration’s failure to protect student loan borrowers, including potential obstruction of justice by senior Trump Administration officials and abuses by the student loan servicing industry.

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