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The Texas Tribune-ProPublica Investigative Unit

A lender sued thousands of lower-income Latinos during the pandemic. Now it wants to be a national bank.

Oportun, which lends in only a dozen states, applied for a bank charter late last year. Consumer and Latino civil rights groups are pushing back, citing the findings of a joint investigation by ProPublica and The Texas Tribune.

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

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