DOE Documents Detail Sallie Mae Stock Ownership

Law360, New York (April 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As lawmakers continue to question the relationship between the U.S. Department of Education and student lender Sallie Mae, a DOE official has disclosed that at one point he owned more than $50,000 of stock in Sallie Mae while employed by the agency.

Student-aid official Michael Stuphin at one point held between $51,002 and $115,000 in Sallie Mae stock after being hired by the DOE in November 2002, according to documents released Monday. Stuphin sold the bulk of his shares in 2004 due to a potential conflict...
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