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Litigious lessor loses a big case

FTC, class-action suits have targeted aggressive policies of office equipment lender

By Sacha Pfeiffer
Globe Staff / July 13, 2006

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Idorenyin E. Akpaffiong , a Nigerian immigrant who sells skin care products, thought she could boost sales with a machine that accepts credit card payments. She never thought the $700 machine would land her in court, damage her credit rating, and saddle her with a debt of more than $3,000. (Full article: 1082 words)

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