We all know these bottomfeeders claim to part of Native American reservations and therefore claim to be immune to state laws. Just wondering how the heck the AG of West Virginia got these IPDLs to settle? Maybe we can get advice from WV to help our own state AGs (I live in IL). This is from an WV AG website.
The latest settlements include three lenders owned by federally recognized Indian tribes who assert they are immune from suit by states under the legal doctrine of â€œtribal sovereign immunity.â€ The settlements with the tribal corporations, Miami Nation Enterprises and SFS, Inc., affiliated with the Santee Sioux Nation of Nebraska, and MTE Financial Services, affiliated with the Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma, resulted in $128,239.50 in cash refunds and cancelled debts for 946 West Virginia consumers. The companies did business under numerous trade names, including:
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