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KUOW: Tightening the screws on tribal payday loan operations (07/31)
KUOW looks into the payday lending industry in Indian Country.

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Law Article: Tribal lenders fight federal agency investigation (07/30)
Attorney discusses efforts by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to investigate tribal online lending operations.

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Fort Belknap Tribes depend on revenue from Internet lending (07/24)
The operation contributes up to 20 percent of the tribe's income.

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Barry Brandon: Media gets it wrong yet again on tribal lenders (07/10)
Barry Brandon, the executive director of the Native American Financial Services Association, says Al Jazeera feature on tribal lenders was biased and one-sided.

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Native Sun News: Payday loan story stirs squabble at Pine Ridge (07/07)
Raycen Raines was described as a 'rogue tribal member' intent on dragging the Oglala Sioux Tribe into nefarious business deals.

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Law Article: Supreme Court decision could impact tribal lenders (07/03)
Attorneys explore whether the the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community will affect the tribal payday loan industry.

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Al Jazeera: Tribes face scrutiny for Internet lending operations (06/17)
Al Jazeera publishes a project on the Internet loan industry in Indian Country, including the involvement of the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake.

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Lawyers dispute effect of Supreme Court case on tribal lenders (06/10)
The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community affirmed the principle of tribal sovereign immunity but not everyone agrees the case affects tribal-owned Internet lending companies.

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Group claims Supreme Court ruling affects tribal payday lenders (05/30)
Decision is being interpreted as a strike against tribes that do business beyond reservation borders.

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Former clients of Indian-owned online lender can seek refunds (05/20)
More than $20 million could be returned to former clients of Western Sky Financial.

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Q&A with attorney on FTC lawsuit against tribal online lenders (05/14)
The Oklahoman talks to attorney Andre Caldwell about the significance of a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit against Internet lenders owned by tribes.

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Grand jury subpoenas business linked to tribal Internet lenders (05/06)
A federal grand jury has issued a subpoena to a business linked to tribal Internet lenders.

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Law Article: FTC asserts jurisdiction over tribal Internet lenders (04/14)
Attorneys discuss lawsuit in which the Federal Trade Commission won a decision to assert authority over Internet lenders owned by tribal governments.

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Blog: Internet lenders can longer hide behind tribal immunity (04/11)
The Federal Trade Commission says Internet lenders in Indian Country must comply with federal consumer protection laws.

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Indian-owned online lender enters settlement with Connecticut (04/10)
An Internet lender that was owned by a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has reached a settlement with the state of Connecticut.

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Steve Russell: Payday loan donations funneled to Utah politician (04/08)
Steve Russell on corruption in Utah, with the help of a politician and the payday lending industry.

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Gabe Galanda: Internet lending industry erodes tribal sovereignty (04/07)
Attorney Gabe Galanda says it's only a matter of time before the Internet lending industry in Indian Country closes up shop.

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Barry Brandon: Obama targets online lenders in Indian Country (03/25)
Barry Brandon, the executive director of the Native American Financial Services Association, wonders why the Obama administration supports businesses in the marijuana industry while going after Internet lenders in Indian Country.

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Blog: Tribes act as fronts for major Internet lending businesses (03/21)
WhoWhatWhy says big money interests in Wall Street and Silicon Valley are using tribes as fronts for controversial Internet lending businesses.

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Barry Brandon: DOJ's operation infringes on tribal sovereignty (03/20)
Barry Brandon, the executive director of the Native American Financial Services Association, criticizes the Department of Justice for going after tribal Internet lenders.

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