WASHINGTON — The three former employees of Check 'n Go in Washington, D.C. were not fired from their jobs, according to a policy counsel with the Center for Responsible Lending.

The three left Check 'n Go on their own, cannot be characterized as "disgruntled," and came forward of their accord to support legislation that would cap payday lending interest in Washington, D.C. at 24%, said Jillian Aldebron, a lawyer working for the CRL and supporting the legislative move against payday lending in the city. One left with a glowing letter of recommendation from the payday lender, Aldebron added.

The three have come forward to support the legislation because they were disgusted with what Check 'n Go asked them to do, Aldebron said. In a brief statement Check 'n Go characterized the employees as "disgruntled."

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