Court Rules Repossession Agency Subject to Liability under FDCPA upon Violation of State Self-Help Repo Law Requirements

law_stOhio, February 27, 2015 – A recent court decision from the Northern District of Ohio, Vantu v. Echo Recovery, L.L.C., held that a repossession agency, while generally not subject to liability under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, becomes subject to such liability when it undertakes to repossess collateral that it does not have a present right to possess.

This case arises out of a messy situations involving a defaulted auto loan and a botched attempt at repossessing the vehicle securing the loan with the threat of force.

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masterQueue – Powered by Intellaegis -Partners with Whitepages Pro

MasterqueuemasterQueue and Whitepages Pro, two leaders in their respective industries, partner up to solve their client’s Big Data needs

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El Dorado Hills, CA – April 09, 2015 – masterQueue, Powered by Intellaegis, has teamed up with Whitepages Pro to deliver a specialized offer to the collections and skip tracing industries. Starting now, users can integrate Whitepages Pro’s best-in-class identity data into the following innovative offerings from masterQueue:

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Repo Man Wrestles Gun Away from Threatening Borrower

H_k_mcswnRepo Man Gets both Gun and Vehicle

Mt. Clemens , MI – April 8, 2015 – A Mt. Clemens man was arrested after he allegedly pointed a loaded handgun at an unnamed Repo Man and ordered him to “drop the car” during its repossession according to the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office.

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MVTRAC President Nominated for Leukemia Society Man of the Year

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Luke K. Smith, President of MVTRAC, LLC, has been nominated by the Illinois chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) as a candidate for their prestigious Man & Woman of the Year fundraising competition. This 10-week event that occurs in over 80 cities across the United States is designed for one purpose: To cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

 

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SD Man Accused of Attacking Repo Man

hoeftSioux Falls, SD – April 2, 2015 – A Sioux Falls man is accused of attacking a repo man and damaging his truck.

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MN Man Found Guilty of Assault with a Deadly Weapon during Repossession

smokng_gunMorrison County, MN – March 20, 2015 – 55-year old Kenneth Jedlicki was found guilty of one count of Assault in the 2nd Degree (Dangerous Weapon) after a July 2014 incident in which he held a shotgun against the head of a Repo Man and threatening to kill him.

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Fugitive Woman Who Ran Over Repo Man Caught

shna_clhnRio, Hampshire, Great Britain – March 20, 2015 – A frantic and allegedly violent woman who was reported to have ran over a Repo Man attempting to repossess her SUV and then disappeared for 2 days has been caught.

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Is the Recovery Industry Ready for the MRS Revolution?

MRS_LOGOMy Recovery System Inc. has now opened registration for Recovery Office Pro and Recovery Limited Users.

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MARANA ARIZONA, MARCH 20th 2015 – My Recovery System Inc. (MRS), the next evolutionary leap forward in the recovery industry, has opened up the registration process for Recovery Office Pro and Recovery Limited User products. Built on the latest technologies from cloud computing to mobile capabilities, MRS will truly be a major LEAP forward in recovery related software. “When it came to building a new recovery software platform, I had to sit back and rethink just how all the pieces of the recovery process needed to connect in the most efficient way. Just because it has millions of records, doesn’t mean it still can’t be fast.” says MRS President Jeff Koistinen. What happened next was the most powerful recovery software with lightning fast performance.

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NARS 2015 – A Beacon of Hope for the Industry

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The 7th Annual North American Repossessors Summit proved to be the epitome of unity within the recovery and remarketing industry. This year’s summit hosted more than 500 attendees, an all-time high for NARS attendance. All sponsorship and exhibitor spots for the summit were filled, allowing a plethora of networking and marketing opportunities. The impressive speakers, thought-provoking discussions and unfaltering support from the recovery and remarketing community made this year’s summit the best one yet.

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MS Man Fires Shots at Repo Man

LeLouis_mgshotHancock County, MS – March 19, 2015 – A 25-year-old Hancock County man is out on bond after being charged with firing gun shots at a repossession agent Friday night.

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