Betsy DeVos Held in Civil Contempt for Collecting on Student Loans | U.S. News and World Report
The finding is part of a class action lawsuit filed by Harvard University’s Project on Predatory Student Lending. In the ruling, Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco found that the Department of Education failed to show any reason that it should not be held in contempt. The judge fined the department $100,000 and ordered monthly reporting updates.
Federal Court Holds DeVos in Contempt for Not Trying Very Hard to Stop Loan Collections From Defrauded Students | Slate
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was held in contempt by a federal judge Thursday for violating a court order to stop collecting loan repayments from thousands of students that were defrauded by a for-profit chain of colleges.
Betsy DeVos Is Held in Contempt Over Judge’s Order on Loan Collection | New York Times
A federal judge said the education secretary had violated an order to stop collecting on loans owed by students from a now-defunct for-profit chain of colleges.
Betsy DeVos Held in Contempt for Violating Court Order on Student Loan Collection | CNN Politics
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education were held in civil contempt by a federal judge on Thursday and ordered to pay damages to student borrowers who took out loans to attend a now defunct for-profit college. The judge had previously ordered the Department of Education to stop collecting on the loans. But last month, the department admitted that more than 16,000 borrowers were incorrectly informed that they owed a payment on their debt after the court order. About 1,800 had their wages garnished and more than 800 were mistakenly subject to adverse credit reporting.
DeVos Held in Contempt for Violating Judge’s Order on Student Loans | Politico
A federal judge on Thursday held Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in contempt of court and imposed a $100,000 fine for violating an order to stop collecting on the student loans owed by students of a defunct for-profit college. The exceedingly rare judicial rebuke of a Cabinet secretary came after the Trump administration was forced to admit to the court earlier this year that it erroneously collected on the loans of some 16,000 borrowers who attended Corinthian Colleges despite being ordered to stop doing so.
Federal Judge Holds DeVos in Contempt in Loan Case, Slaps Education Department with $100,000 Fine | Washington Post
A federal judge on Thursday held Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in contempt for violating an order to stop collecting loan payments from former Corinthian Colleges students. Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco slapped the Education Department with a $100,000 fine for violating a preliminary injunction.
Betsy DeVos Held in Contempt by Federal Judge for Violating Order on Student Loan Collection | Fox News
A federal judge held Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in contempt of court on Thursday and sanctioned the Education Department with a $100,000 fine after it said DeVos refused to comply with a court mandate to cease collection of loans from students who were defrauded by now-defunct Corinthian Colleges.
Judge Holds Betsy DeVos In Contempt For Violating Student Loans Order | Forbes
A federal judge has now held U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in contempt of court for violating her order. Here’s what you need to know.
DeVos Sued Amid New Evidence About Whether Her Agency Aided For-Profit Operator | U.S. News and World Report
Two student advocacy groups have filed separate lawsuits against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, one alleging her Department of Education allowed an operator of for-profit schools to mislead students and sack them with debt they are now unable to repay, and another that accused her of continuing to refuse to discharge the student loan debt of borrowers previously enrolled in for-profit schools that abruptly shuttered.
DeVos Violated a Court Order to Stop Collecting on the Debts of Corinthian College Students. Now, They Want her Held in Contempt. | The Washington Post
Despite a court order barring the Education Department from collecting on the federal student loans of former Corinthian College students, the agency continued to pursue the debts. Some former students of the defunct for-profit college had their paychecks garnished. Others had their tax refunds seized by the federal government.