A student loan company is suing a Beaumont man for refusing to pay his loan.
SLM Education Credit Finance Corp. filed a lawsuit April 3 in the Jefferson County District Court against Larry D. Wells, citing breach of contract.
The plaintiff claims Wells incurred a student loan for his education at the Art Institute of Houston.
According to the complaint, Wells stopped making payments on his loan.
The suit alleges the plaintiff sent a letter to Wells on Aug. 1, demanding he pay the loan in full, in the amount of $12,824.29. However, the plaintiff claims it has not received any payments.
The plaintiff is seeking damages in an amount of $12,824.29, interest, attorney's fees and court costs.
It is being represented in the case by Carrollton attorney Michael J. Scott of Scott Parnell and Associates PC.
Jefferson County Case No. A195-566
This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at the Jefferson County Courthouse. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.