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Miami Nation agrees to forfeit $48M from online lending business
Miami Nation agrees to forfeit $48M from online lending business (February 11, 2016)

The Oklahoma tribe admitted it acted as a front for Scott Tucker and Timothy Muir, two men charged with running an illegal $2 billion lending enterprise.


Jane Daugherty: Tribal e-commerce continues to draw scrutiny
Jane Daugherty: Tribal e-commerce continues to draw scrutiny (March 26, 2015)

American Indians have a long history of having to adjust to forced changes to their way of life.


Boyd Cothran: Torture justified by treatment of Indian prisoners
Boyd Cothran: Torture justified by treatment of Indian prisoners (December 17, 2014)

Professor Boyd Cothran discusses how the treatment of Modoc prisoners of war in the 1800s was used by the Bush administration's policy on torture.


Grand jury subpoenas business linked to tribal Internet lenders
Grand jury subpoenas business linked to tribal Internet lenders (May 6, 2014)

A federal grand jury has issued a subpoena to a business linked to tribal Internet lenders.


Judge sides with FTC in lawsuit against tribal Internet lenders
Judge sides with FTC in lawsuit against tribal Internet lenders (March 20, 2014)

A federal judge said the Federal Trade Commission can take enforcement actions against Internet lenders linked to tribes.


Tribes reach partial settlement with FTC over online lenders
Tribes reach partial settlement with FTC over online lenders (October 30, 2013)

The Miami Nation and the Modoc Tribe reached a partial settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over their online lending businesses.


FTC files lawsuit against tribal-affiliated payday lending firms
FTC files lawsuit against tribal-affiliated payday lending firms (April 2, 2012)

The Federal Trade Commission today filed a lawsuit against payday lending firms owned by three tribes, accusing them of engaging in illegal business tactics. The firms are owned by the...


Oklahoma regulators looking at tribal payday lending firms
Oklahoma regulators looking at tribal payday lending firms (January 30, 2012)

Regulators and law enforcement officials in Oklahoma say they are still looking at payday lending companies owned by the Modoc Tribe and the Miami Nation. The tribes operate on the...


Only nine complaints unresolved against tribal   loan firms
Only nine complaints unresolved against tribal loan firms (October 25, 2011)

Payday lending companies owned by tribes have been making headlines but regulators in Oklahoma say they have been able to informally resolve consumer complaints. Due to sovereign immunity, the Oklahoma...


Two  tribes in Oklahoma   hit with complaints over payday lending
Two tribes in Oklahoma hit with complaints over payday lending (September 27, 2011)

Seven businesses owned two tribes in Oklahoma represent 30 percent of the complaints filed against payday lenders, News on 6 reports. The Better Business Bureau in Tulsa has received more...