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This ongoing series from The Current GA as part of ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network, focuses on title pawn contracts, the lenders and the lack of regulation in a system that traps many borrowers who already need help to rise out of debt. Updated regularly, it shines light on the industry, regulation and the lenders and their customers.
Title Max employees
Former TitleMax employees Ted Welsh Lupica and Cordelius Brown found that many of the Savannah, Georgia-based company’s policies were unethical. Credit: Malcolm Jackson for ProPublica

Propublica graphic title lenders 3 states
Source: Georgia Pawnbroker Act, Nevada Revised Statutes, Illinois Compiled Statutes, Illinois Administrative Code Graphic by Anna Donlan

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