A father-son tandem in Kansas City made $227 million in pay day loans, pocketing $69 million in earnings more than a 10-year period, and strolled away by having a $1 fine that is civil. Most of the loans they made had been unauthorized, and a vital for their monetary windfall had been asking finance that is biweekly indefinitely.
The daddy had been originally sentenced to ten years in jail for racketeering, fraudulence, and identification theft and ordered to forfeit $49 million. But, the phrase had been suspended because of the customer Financial Protection Bureau, which accumulated $14 million in frozen assets and slapped regarding the one-buck civil fine. [Read more…]