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I-Team Investigations appear on Netflix's 'Patriot Act' starring Hasan Minhaj

Posted at 10:01 AM, Feb 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 10:01:48-05

TAMPA, Fla. — Two I-Team Investigations made it on the latest episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Netflix show “Patriot Act.”

In the episode, "Student Loans," which debuted on Netflix Sunday, "Minhaj looks at how the federal government turned the Department of Education into the largest bank in America in terms of loans, and examines the department's relationship with loan servicers," according to the Patriot Act Youtube page.

About five minutes into the episode, Minhaj's show used a clip, which included anchors Wendy Ryan and Jamison Uhler, of an I-Team investigation that looked into the number of health care workers who lost their license to practice in Florida because they couldn't repay their student loans.

"One of the scariest things about student loans is you can't make any mistakes, otherwise you might face some of the most aggressive debt collection practices," Minhaj said before showing the clip.

READ THE FULL INVESTIGATION: Florida Board of Health suspends health care licenses over student loan defaults

Later on in the episode, Minhaj shows part of Jackie Callaway's investigation into Navient and the class-action lawsuit against the company accused of misleading students about loan forgiveness.

READ THE FULL INVESTIGATION: Navient accused of misleading students about loan forgiveness

To watch the "Student Loans" episode of Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj on Netflix, click here.