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In this screen grab from Houston Fox 26, Paul Aker describes how he was arrested by U.S. Marshals for his student loan debt. (Screenshot)MoreCloseclosemore
In this screen grab from Houston Fox 26, Paul Aker describes how he was arrested by U.S. Marshals for his student loan debt. (Screenshot)

Paul Aker got a rude awakening when U.S. Marshals arrested him last week. Aker owed $1,500 in student loans and he had been summoned to appear in court. When he failed to show up, he was arrested.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with student loan expert Mark Kantrowitz, who is publisher of the scholarship website Cappex.com, about this case and why the U.S. Marshals were called.

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This segment aired on February 19, 2016.

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