Lansing, MI – March 23, 2016 – Despite clear administrative and judicial rulings from 2014 & 2015, declaring PAR to be a “Debt Collection Agency” by definition under Michigan Law, PAR appears undaunted and continues in it’s attempts to thwart any attempt to limit its doing business in the State of Michigan or be defined a debt collection agency under the existing rulings.
Mount Dora, FL – 25 March 2016 – A scene likened to a repo reality show played out in Mount Dora Wednesday, when a man was arrested for pulling out a gun when he realized his car was being repossessed, deputies said.
Longmont , CO – 21 March 2016 – Longmont police arrested a woman on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder on Saturday afternoon after they say she shot at a tow truck driver she incorrectly thought was coming to repossess her car.
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Enjoy an evening of entertainment and an unforgettable tour of Savannah. The Savannah Riverboat cruise experience is a relaxing sightseeing tour with refreshing river breezes, delicious local southern flavored food and cultural entertainment. This AFA sponsored field trip includes a 2 hour river cruise with live band and DJ. We will depart and return directly from the hotel. Food is buffet style with fried chicken, glazed pork loin and all the trimmings! Coffee, Tea, Lemon Aid and soft drinks are included. We will board 1 hour prior to departure!
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Carmel, IN – March 21, 2016 – ADESA, a business unit of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), today announced that its subsidiary Recovery Database Network (RDN) has named a new CEO. Michael Briggs, president and CEO of ADESA subsidiary CarsArrive Network (CAN), will expand his role within the company to also oversee RDN.
Ector County, TX – 17 March 2016 – An Ector County district judge lowered the bond for Khalifah Ibn Muhammad, accused of gunning down Brandon Lee Russell while he was trying to repossess his vehicle, from $2 million to $1 million.
Wyoming, MN – March 15, 2016 – Keeping debt collectors up-to-date with relevant practices is the secret of a successful collection department. With regulatory changes coming from every direction, it can be a challenge to keep staff informed. Now in its sixth year, the CU Recovery Collection Academy educational conference represents a debt recovery strategy geared specifically toward reducing credit union delinquency. CU Recovery shares its 25+ years of experience by presenting collection best practices, offering peer-to-peer networking opportunities, and speakers covering timely topics. The 2.5 day Academy curriculum is formulated from attendee feedback on topics that are essential to Credit Union collection departments.
March 15th, 2016 – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit rejected allegations that two repossession companies violated the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, holding that the companies had a right to repossess a vehicle as collateral for an unpaid loan.