Green Tree Financial Corp. won a case involving the soliciting of a high-rate home-improvement loan this month, but in another court battle last month lost the case over the same issue.

The borrowers in the most recent case claimed that they were victims of a scheme in which home improvement contractors conspired with a subprime lender to solicit high-rate second mortgages to finance sub-standard home improvements, according to attorneys at law firm Hoar Phrophet.

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