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Illinois PIRG
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CBS Chicago
By
Dorothy Tucker

"Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed lawsuits on Monday against two companies she claims exploit people struggling to repay student loan debts."

"Two separate suits have been filed against Chicago-based First American Tax Defense LLC and Broadsword Student Advantage LLC of Texas."

"'Increasingly we see con artists that are targeting the millions of people across the country that are struggling to repay their student loans,' Madigan said."

"According to Public Interest Advocate Dev Gowda of Illinois PIRG, 'Scammers who take advantage of student loan borrowers by making false promises to modify loans will be held accountable.'"

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