Justice Catalyst Law, in partnership with Francis & Mailman, P.C., and the National Consumer Law Center, filed a class action lawsuit against the National Student Clearinghouse (“NSC”) in the United States Federal District Court for the District of Massachusetts. The suit alleges that NSC maintains vast databases housing detailed information about college students and their college enrollment history from which it sells reports to potential creditors, insurers and employers among others. As such, the complaint asserts that NSC is a credit reporting agency under the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Massachusetts Credit Reporting Act and that it has violated those statutes by requiring unlawful and excessive charges for consumers to access their files.
Defrauded Borrowers Sue U.S. Department of Education Contractor for Seizing Funds While They Wait in Limbo for Borrower Defense Relief
Justice Catalyst Law and partners served Maximus Federal Services, Inc. with a lawsuit that alleges the company is engaging in illegal collection activity against student loan borrowers who submitted Borrower Defense repayment claims to the U.S. Department of Education.