June 2, 2017 / 9:01 PM / 2 years ago

10th Circuit revives lawsuit against Oklahoma tribal lender

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit accusing tribal payday lender Great Plains Lending of making harassing telephone calls to a borrower, saying more evidence is needed to show whether the company is entitled to tribal sovereign immunity against lawsuits.

In a decision on Thursday, a three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said a lower court erred in dismissing Florida resident Keith Finn’s lawsuit before he had an opportunity to look into who is actually in charge of Oklahoma-based Great Plains.

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