After creating and then stifling Virginia's payday lending industry, state lawmakers opened the door to car-title lending in 2010. Since then, these businesses have stayed a step ahead of efforts to limit how much interest they charge.
Part 1 of "The Debt Trap," reporter Michael Pope's series on the car-title lending industry in Virginia: The state cracked down on payday lenders in 2009, but critics say the
industry that's cropped up to replace them is just as predatory.
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