Private Student Loan Collections Issue Brief: Maryland Spotlight

In an issue brief, the SBPC shows how private student loan collection practices are harming borrowers across the country — with a spotlight on Maryland borrowers. 

With creditors dragging borrowers into court for debt they often do not owe and lacking the documents necessary to back up their claims, the issue brief lays out how these companies are manipulating courts into garnishing borrowers’ wages for illegitimate debt. The analysis also shows that in Maryland, these lawsuits disproportionately target communities of color.

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