$1.2 Million Settlement Between Nelnet and Kazerouni Law Group

 Kazerouni Law Group

The Federal Court on Monday preliminarily signed off on student loan servicer Nelnet Inc.'s $1.2 million settlement agreement that would resolve claims that the business illegally recorded telephone calls in the action brought by Kazerouni Law Group, APC.

Plaintiff Than Zaw accused Nelnet of calling him about a relative's debt, and despite knowing the loan didn't belong to Zaw, the company still tried to collect. Nelnet allegedly recorded the calls without informing Zaw, who said he never consented for Nelnet to record the telephone...