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Your question was: "Do I have a case against Sallie Mae?"
Despite what you read online Sallie Mae generally doesn't commit "fraud". However, from what I have seen they are notorious for messing up accounts and not taking care of their business properly.
You could sue them and the new company for the incorrect information being reported on your credit report, as well as for billing you for an incorrect amount.
The causes of action may be a violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, depending on exactly what the paperwork shows, as well as a breach of contract
action and a "slander" type action for them reporting derogatory information on your credit history. It may also be possible to include the credit reporting agencies in the lawsuit as well, again depending on exactly how everything happened.
You definitely want to hire an attorney to represent you on this and start sorting through the documents to see exactly what occurred and when. You can find one at www.lawyers.com. Look for an attorney who does civil litigation
, civil trial law, or consumer law.