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Internet Payday Loans

Six Federal Agencies Are Investigating Online Payday Lenders

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business
The Center for Public Integrity

The Justice Department and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau have sent civil subpoenas to dozens of financial companies, including the online lenders, many of which are located on Indian reservations to avoid complying with consumer protection laws.

Eyes On Colo. As Tribes Take Over Predatory Lending

AP | By MATT VOLZ | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

HELENA, Mont. -- An Indian reservation in the heart of Montana's farm country may seem an unlikely place to borrow a quick $600, but the Chippewa Cree...

Portrait of a Subprime Lender: Allan Jones, Payday King

Gary Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Rivlin

How is it that there are as many payday stores in the country as there are McDonald's and Burger Kings? Part of the answer is that they have become ubiquitous wherever there's a concentration of people barely scraping by.

Arthur Delaney

Dodd Dinner With Online Payday Lenders Transforms Into Fundraiser | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Online Lenders Alliance, a lobby group for Internet payday lenders, is hosting a three-day conference in Washington, D.C. The agenda's highlights ...

Arthur Delaney

Online Loan Sharks Trap People Into Debt -- Then Disappear | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On Thursday the online payday lending industry wrapped up a three day-conference at a hotel near the White House, during which it courted senators and...