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Information about student debt relief companies

Many consumers have federal student loans issued by the United States Department of Education (DOE). The DOE offers various programs to help consumers with respect to their federal student loans. Consumers can apply for these programs themselves for free.

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Consumer Frauds and Protection Bureau

The Consumer Frauds and Protection Bureau prosecutes businesses and individuals engaged in fraudulent, misleading, deceptive, or illegal trade practices. In addition to litigating, the bureau mediates thousands of complaints each year from individual consumers.