Repo Man Shoots Family Dog – Accusations Ensue

Detroit, MI – 17 July 2017 – A repo man said when he pulled up to repossess a vehicle in Detroit, he had no choice to but to shoot a family’s dog that he says was ready to attack. But the owner of the dog says that’s not true – from the back of a police car.

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The $500 Repo Fee

Editorial

$500 repo fee. Sounds pretty radical, doesn’t it? Well, really, it’s not. I imagine every one of us has had a father or grandfather who tells us how candy bars used to cost a nickel and gas was a quarter a gallon. Well, they’re usually telling the truth. These changes are reactionary to operational costs of living and operations and fall under a proven thing called (dig this) inflation.

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Pressing Issues of Our Time

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

As we quickly approach the arrival of our 9th anniversary of the first North American Repossessors Summit (NARS), I thought I would reflect some on where we are today as an industry.

For starters, many of the people who attended the first conference are no longer in the business, and I am concerned many who attend this year’s event won’t be in business next year.

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KY Repo Man Threatened and Beaten at Gunpoint

Hopkinsville , KY – 14 July 2017 – Two Hopkinsville residents were arrested Wednesday after they reportedly assaulted and held a gun on a man trying to legally repossess a vehicle.

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Starting a Repo Company – The Numbers Don’t Work!

Editorial

In March of 2017, my 16 years of employment with the credit union I had been working for, came to an end. The writing had been on the wall for a while, so it was disappointing, but not a complete surprise. The only question was, what next?

Plan B – My 19 year career in collections and banking started from my experience and contacts I had made way back with National Auto Recovery Bureau in San Jose as a Manager, where I had spent 4 of my 7 years in the industry. Having closely followed the repossession industry for all of these years, I saw opportunity in the “Boom Town” of Silicon Valley where I reside.

So, before jumping into the fray, I started doing the numbers.

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STOP Manufacturer Licensed Repossession Exemptions!

AB 290 Exemption from Collateral Recovery Act [Oppose]

Please help us stop AB 290 from passing! This bill will could affect recovery agents nationwide! All states look at California to adapt new laws. If AB 290 passes it would allow companies like John Deere to be exempt from using repossession agencies.

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Allied Finance Adjusters and RSIG Joint Convention – NO RAIN ON OUR PARADE!

Weather forecast for June 21st thru 24th 2017 100%   Beautiful!

It was an exquisite June afternoon at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina where 514 repossessors from all across the nation converged into what was hailed as the industry event of the year!  Additionally, several dozen industry vendors stood at their booths ready to offer goods and services. The event kicked off socializing with old friends and networking with the 50 plus clients that were present. They ranged from Prime to Subprime, Credit Unions and Buy Here Pay Here’s.

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Conference Review – RSIG AFA Conference San Diego 2017

It was a beautiful week in San Diego as hundreds of RSIG and AFA Member gathered for the RSIG AFA Conference in San Diego. With the combined associations all in one place, the ball rooms were packed and I knew very quickly that this was going to be a stellar event. Socializing with old friends and new are at least half of the value in these events and this was definitely loaded with some great times! I hadn’t been to an association event in a couple of years and I definitely found the right one to attend!

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Woman Flees Repo and Police with Unrestrained Children in Back

Newnan, GA – 29 June 2017 – Police said a Newnan woman led authorities on a chase with her children unrestrained in the back after she fled from a man attempting to repossess her car.

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North American Repossessors Summit Announces Annual Golf Tournament Hole-in-One Prize

IRVING, Texas – June 28, 2017 – The North American Repossessors Summit (NARS) is announcing that tee times are filling up for the 5th annual NARS Golf Tournament, sponsored by MVTRAC. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to network with fellow industry professionals while having lots of fun. 

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