Today how millions in campaign contributions help block laws to crack down on lending abuses This story was co published with USA. Introduction
After many years of economic pros and cons, Gloria Whitaker required some fast money to help in keeping a roof over her head. So she and her son, Devon, went along to a TitleBucks shop in Las vegas, nevada and took away a $2,000 loan, pledging their gold 2002 Ford F 150 vehicle as collateral.
Whitaker, 66, said nobody verified she, or her jobless son, could repay the mortgage, which carried interest of 121.545 %.