HOUSTON, Tex. (INTELLIHUB) — After being raided by 7 U.S. Marshalls, arrested, placed in chains, and read no rights, a local man named Paul Aker found out the police state style fiasco was all over a $1500 student loan he took back in 1987.

But to top it all off, when Aker later appeared in court he was surrounded by “70 Marshals.”

A write up in the Independent explains:

“Since November 2012, US Marshals had made several attempts to serve a show cause order to Paul Aker to appear in federal court, including searching at numerous known addresses. Marshals spoke with Aker by phone and requested he appear in court, but Aker refused. A federal judge then issued a warrant for Aker’s arrest for failing to appear at a December 14, 2012, hearing,” they said in a statement on Tuesday, according to the Houston Chronicle.

“It is the responsibility of the US Marshals to serve civil processes at direction of the federal courts. These civil processes include summonses for individuals to appear in court to address delinquent federal loans, including student, agricultural and other loans made by federal agencies.”

Youtuber DAHBOO7 is now concerned this “could branch out across the country” and says that they are using the Marshals to “track down the students out here” after they were already duped into taking the loan in the first place.

“This shows how low they are willing to go in this country […] the trap just gets deeper and deeper everyday.”

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