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Occupy Charity Buys $15 Million Of Americans’ Medical Debt And Cancels It!

The vice-president of the Rolling Jubilee Fund Thomas Gokey said: “We have no moral obligation to pay a debt to an investor who purchased our debt on average at 4% and then claims we owe 100%.”
Occupy Charity Buys $15 Million Of Americans’ Medical Debt And Cancels It!
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Via Americans Against The Tea Party:

Almost 4,000 indebted Americans have had their medical bills wiped out after a group of activists from Occupy Wall Street purchased and cancelled nearly $15 million of medical debt. Working through the anti-debt organization Rolling Jubilee, the activists crowdsourced donations from individual members and eventually raised $700,000. They then used this to purchase consumer debt ...

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