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(1) If it is the understanding of the creditor and the consumer at the time an extension of credit is made that delay in making repayment or failure to make repayment could result in the use of violence or other criminal means to cause harm to the person, reputation, or property of any person, the repayment of the extension of credit is unenforceable through civil judicial processes against the consumer.
(2) If it is shown that an extension of credit was made at an annual percentage rate exceeding forty-five percent calculated according to the actuarial method and that the creditor then had a reputation for the use or threat of use of violence or other criminal means to cause harm to the person, reputation, or property of any person to collect extensions of credit or to punish the nonpayment thereof, there is prima facie evidence that the extension of credit was unenforceable under subsection (1) of this section.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Colorado Revised Statutes Title 5. Consumer Credit Code § 5-5-108. Extortionate extensions of credit - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/co/title-5-consumer-credit-code/co-rev-st-sect-5-5-108/
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