Analysis

$2B Trial Puts Tribal Payday Lending In Spotlight

Law360, New York (September 1, 2017, 8:57 PM EDT) -- Race car driver Scott Tucker and lawyer Timothy Muir are slated to stand trial soon on charges they ran an illegal $2 billion payday loan operation that they tried to hide behind the sovereign immunity of three Native American tribes, proceedings that are expected to intensify scrutiny of how tribes participate in the business of high-interest online lending.

Here, Law360 takes a look at the case ahead of the trial.

What’s at Stake

Starting Sept. 11 in New York federal court, Tucker and Muir will defend themselves against charges that they headed a scheme to collect unlawful debts in states around...

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