(MONEY.CNN) — A handful of former students claiming to be "made poor by the business of education" are protesting their student loans by refusing to pay them.
They're calling themselves the Corinthian 15, named for their number and the now-defunct chain of for-profit schools they attended, Corinthian Colleges.
Corinthian was largely sold off last fall for parts after its practices came under the scrutiny of federal regulators. A lawsuit by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau accused it of an illegal and "predatory lending scheme," and using falsified job placement figures to "lure" students in.
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