Ala. Judge Sends Credit Claim Against Tribal Co. for Arbitration

By Andrew Westney (Sept. 17, 2021, 9:12 p.m. EDT) – An Alabama federal judge has arbitrated a woman’s proposed class action lawsuit alleging that a company owned by the Oglala Sioux Tribe is paying excessive interest on online loans and claims her own victory over the company did not allow her to pursue her broader claims in federal court.

Senior District Judge Kristi K. DuBose on Thursday approved a decision by an American Arbitration Association panel ruling that Alabama-based Lillian Easley’s loan agreements with WLCC II, an online lender Arrowhead Advance, were void was.

But Judge DuBose turned down Easley’s offer to file claims for a proposed class of Alabama loan customers who …

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