Tribal lenders must pay category $ 50 million for inflated interest rates

By Diamond Naga Siu (March 31, 2021, 6:59 p.m. EDT) – A Virginia federal judge has approved a $ 50 million class action settlement against entities linked to a financier who issued predatory loans with inflated annual rates by over 440% and avoided ramifications by partnering with Native American companies for immunity.

The borrower class, led by Darlene Gibbs, accused the three main entities – TCV V LP, a group of Sequoia Capital and National Credit Adjusters LLC companies – of predatory lending structures that violated the Influenced and Corrupted Organizations Act by racketeers.

The model, according to a class action lawsuit amended in October, is one where predatory entities team up with tribal businesses, …

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