Behind the Lucrative Assembly Line of Student Debt Lawsuits

A woman in a suburb of Columbus, Ohio, was sued twice, by two different creditors, over the same overdue student loan. Another person, in Illinois, was taken to court over a loan that had already been paid off. And hundreds of borrowers faced lawsuits over debts so old that they were no longer legally collectible. 

The cases all involved the same debt collector: Transworld Systems.

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