Brooklyn, NY asked in Consumer Law and Collections for New York

Q: regarding student loan

Higher education have charged me with a student loan that i did not apply for, a few years ago i lost my wallet and my documents were never recovered, my information were being used to gain credit cards and everything else. last year higher education seized my taxes, after that i requested documents regarding the loan, they did send documents including them a copy of my original social security card, they now want me to pay an extra $10k, i tried to investigate by going to the school it states that the school has been closed since 2001 for violation of the states, in this position what are my options, can any one please help? thanks in advance.

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1 Lawyer Answer

Michael David Siegel

Answered
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: If you have proof you lost your wallet, you can bring a claim. Furthermore, loans from for profit schools that closed have recently been forgiven. Yours might be one.

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