American Legion Condemns Education Department Over Student Loan …

March 24, 2015 Admin Education

The American Legion, the influential veterans company, has slammed the US Department of Educations handling of federal allegations that student loan giant Navient Corp. purposefully cheated troops on their federal student loans.The Legion

, one of the country’s oldest and most politically effective veterans groups, today told the Houseyour house Veterans Affairs Committee that it was concerned the Education Department appears to be dragging on a review of whether Navient breached the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.

Navient, formerly understoodreferred to as Sallie Mae, settled federal accusations in Might that it had intentionally overcharged active-duty soldiers on their federal and private student loans over almost a decade. The company, which neither confessed nor denied misbehavior, concurred to pay $60 million to troops as part of its settlement with the Federal Deposit Insurance coverage Corp. and the Department of Justice.


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