A special purpose entity (SPE; or, especially in Europe, special purpose vehicle/SPV, in Ireland – FVC financial vehicle corporation) is a legal entity (usually a limited company of some type or, sometimes, a limited partnership) created to fulfill narrow, specific or temporary objectives. SPEs are typically used by companies to isolate the firm from financial risk. A company will transfer assets to the SPE for management or use the SPE to finance a large project thereby achieving a narrow set of goals without putting the entire firm at risk. SPEs are also commonly used in complex financings to separate different layers of equity infusion. In addition, they are commonly used to own a single asset and associated permits and contract rights (such as an apartment building or a power plant), to allow for easier transfer of that asset. Moreover, they are an integral part of public private partnerships common throughout Europe which rely on a project finance type structure-WIKIPEDIA
IF THIS REMINDS YOU OF THE HOUSING BUBBLE I.E. THE STOREFRONT ,MORTGAGE LENDERS THEN YOU’RE BEGINNING TO UNDERSTAND WHAT’S GOING ON AND WHY YOU’RE DEBT KEEPS GROWING AND GROWING AND GROWING AND GROWING!
Banks partnered with student loan guaranty agencies, student loan servicers, and other banks to create student loan brokerage firms aka student loan special purpose entities the majority of which were incorporated in State of Florida. For example, Student Loan Xpress, Goal Financial, K2 Financial, Education Finance Partners, US Education Finance etc. Kinda like the storefront mortgage companies and unlicensed brokers, think Enron’s LJM2, the Raptors, Chewco etc .
The bank ffelp lenders, servicers and guaranty agencies used the student loan brokerage companies to access and repeatedly access students’ personal information, nslds, and credit reports for what they claimed were Marketing or Promotional Purposes. If you don’t believe me then just check your credit reports from 2006-2008. I bet you’ll have 3 ‘Promotional Purpose’ pages that are all student loan companies. Unfortunately, they weren’t accessing your reports for marketing purposes as they claimed. They were accessing the reports for your personal information which they unlawfully used to originate federal consolidation loans.
The Education Department’s Office of Inspector General found that American Education Services/Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Authority (CLICK THE LINK I PROMISE IT’S WORTH IT!) received about $33 million in overpayments — and possibly much more — under an exemption in federal law that allowed lenders that financed the student loans they issued using tax-exempt bonds issued before 1993 to earn a government subsidized interest rate of 9.5 percent. Congress engaged in several aborted attempts to fully close the loophole throughout the 1990s and the early part of this decade, but some lenders continued to find ways to take advantage of it by recycling the pre-1993 loan funds, before Congress, as part of the Higher Education Reconciliation Act, finally closed it permanently last year.
Guess how they did it? You guessed it, by partnering with lenders to create student loan brokerage firms, special purpose entities and special purpose vehicles that unlawfully used your personal information to create federal consolidation loans. The lenders then used the fraudulent consolidations loans to replace loans that defeased, were repaid or discharged in their 9.5 percent floor loan securitized trusts and student loan revenue bonds. Consequently, because the federal consolidation loans were unlawfully created by the student loan brokerage firms (lenders + servicers + guaranty agencies) theft of your personal information they are not valid obligations; thus they are not enforceable! So, in protest of the nearly $1 trillion dollar student loan debt bubble and your ASTRONOMICAL student loan debt that’s growing bigger by the day pull your NSLDS report highlight that fraudulent loan, complete an UNAUTHORIZED SIGNATURE / UNAUTHORIZED PAYMENT false certification discharge form, and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Don’t forget to name your lender, servicer, and guaranty agency on the discharge form and attach your NSLDS report with showing the fraudulent consolidation loan you never applied for or agreed to!
So without further ado here are a few of the Student Loan Special Purpose Entities that you should LOOK FOR ON YOUR CREDIT REPORTS. Please note this list is a daily work in progress and by no means complete:
National Collegiate Trust/ PHEAA/American Education Services
American Educational Loan Services PHEAA/American Education Services
MRU HOLDINGS: J.P. Morgan Chase, Key Bank, Morgan Stanley,
Lehman Bros, Assured Guaranty,
Global Securitization Service, LLC,
| Sallie Mae
||J.P. Morgan Chase,
Bank of America,
J.C. Flowers & Co.,
Friedman Fleischer & Lowe.
|Affinity Direct d/b/a Educational Direct||Citibank Student Loans|
|Credit Card Protection||Bain Capital Ventures
Bain Private Equity
|Academic Funding Foundation||Educaid/
Class Notes Inc
|Erie Processing Corp||Wachovia|
|Xanthus Higher Education||ABN AMRO|
|Student Loan Processors||US Bank|
|K2 Financial||Ceigis LLC
|University Financial Lenders||Bank of New York|
|Educational Lending Group||Citibank|
|Post Collegiate Financial||First American Title Ins.
|Federal Family Education||Wachovia Securities|
|Goal Financial||Cit Group/Bank of New York|
|American Educational Loan Processing||PHEAA/|
|Student Loan Xpress||Bank of Lake Mills,
Education Finance Partners
|Education Finance Partners||ACS Inc|
|PHEAA/American Education Services||Citibank
|Academic Finance Corporation||ACS/
|Amerifund Education Corporation||ACS/
|Ardent Financial, LLC/NSL Direct||Citibank|
|US Education Finance||PHEAA/
|Academic Financial Services||ACS|
|Acapita Education Finance Corporation||ACS/
Fleet National Bank
|Student Capital Corporation||ACS/
Bank of New York/
P Morgan Chase/
Wells Fargo Bank/
|Pecos Student Finacnial Corp||AES/
|us Education Finance Corporation||AES|
|US Contracting Corp||PHEAA/
|American Educational Services||PHEAA/
|Education Funding Resources||Cit Group|
|Education Lending Group||Cit Group|
|Education Finance Partners||ACS/
|Grad Partners||Student Loan Xpress/
Education Lending Group