Palm Coast, FL – April 30, 2013 – In an announcement to FLACARS members, Jamie Blackburn, President of FLACARS, announced the passing of Florida’s SB1330, which promises to be the nation’s toughest legislation against unlicensed activity. This legislation goes as far as making it a felony for recidivism in offenses as well as injury during the course of a repossession.
Birmingham, AL – April 30, 2013 – After the first trial ending in a hung jury, Kenneth Smith faces a retrial in the 2008 shooting death of 67-year-old Jimmy Tanks of Choctaw County, AL, that stemmed from a repossession of a Chrysler Sebring.
Baltimore, MD, April 25, 2013 – A 7 year veteran of the Harford County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested Thursday for allegedly taking payments from a Baltimore repossession company for personal information about vehicle owners, the Sheriff’s Office reported Thursday afternoon.
– Repo Ninja™ mobile application released by developers of Re-Pros and iRepo software suites, includes valuable tools to help recovery companies manage and document assignments –
PHOENIX, AZ (April 23, 2013) – MBSi Capital, the developers of the Re-Pros and iRepo repossession software suites, has developed the repossession industry’s first full-featured mobile application that will enable repossession companies to manage and update assignments remotely in real time. Available for Android and iOS, the Repo Ninja™ mobile application gives recovery agents full-time, instant access to all of their assignment-related activity from their smartphone or tablet.
Memphis, TN and Nashville, TN – April 18, 2013 – City Enterprises, parent entity of City Auto and Dealers Auto Auction, along with Phil Hanks, former president of Primeritus Financial Services, Inc. announce their joint collaboration in the formation of Connect 1 Recovery, LLC, a full service collateral recovery company. Connect 1 Recovery is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and operates in Maryland, Tennessee, Georgia, Texas and Arizona.
CALGARY, ALBERTA, Apr 22, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Blackline GPS (“Blackline”) is pleased to announce an agreement with MVTRAC for the distribution of Blackline’s Dart(TM) covert and asset tracking system into the Recovery Industry. Well positioned within the auto finance, government, and law enforcement market, MVTRAC’s Intelligent Data Network(TM) processes real-time data from public and privates sources to automatically identify delinquent collateral, including vehicles, for an efficient recovery.
The first joint convention for Allied Financial Adjusters and RSIG is officially in the history books, and what a show it was! 400-plus recovery agents landed in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from all corners of the United States. The mood of the event was upbeat from the moment it started to the final bell. The sunny beach location reflected the positive outlook for the industry’s future. The comfort and amenities offered by the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six added to the enjoyment. The Following are some highlights of the event.
At the recent joint ALLIED and RSIG convention in Fort Lauderdale the board members of FLACARS had the opportunity to sit down with both Keith Baggett, Vice President of Vendor relations and also with Chris Oskiera Vice President of Operations and Services and we had a very open and honest discussion regarding the new Primeritus Contract that was recently sent out to all agents.