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The Texas Tribune-ProPublica Investigative Unit

Oportun Inc. has filed nearly 10,000 lawsuits this year against lower-income Texans. This is how we found out.

Justice of the peace courts, where a majority of debt claims are filed in Texas, aren’t required to report case-level information. Here’s how ProPublica and Texas Tribune reporters got around it to reveal one company’s aggressive tactics.

By Ren Larson and Kiah Collier, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica
Oportun, located at 3909 North Interstate 35 in Austin.

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