Los Angeles, CA – December 19, 2016 – Art Sookazian, Vice President of Special Services at Los Angeles Federal Credit Union (LAFCU), was recently named one of the recipients of the Credit Union Times’ 2016 Trailblazers, 40 Below program, which annually recognizes young credit union executives who are creating innovative advances in the credit union industry. Because of the distinction, Art was featured in the November 30, 2016 issue of CU Times Magazine and CuTimes.com, which included a series of articles highlighting the recipients’ professional accomplishments. The special issue profiled Art’s most recent achievement of cutting loan delinquencies at the $882 million credit union by more than half. The article said Art spearheaded the use of automated reports to improve processes and reduce loan delinquencies from 1.57% to 0.37% over a period of 24 months.
July 26-27, 2017 – Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas
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Waco, TX – 18 January 2017 – The repossession of electronics led to an arrest of a man previously convicted of a child pornography charge after a rental company found several files containing child pornography on a cellphone in the man’s possession in November, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.
Washington, DC – 13 January 2017 – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether firms collecting on debt they bought for pennies on the dollar can be held liable in lawsuits brought by debtors they targeted under a federal law cracking down on debt collectors’ abusive practices. The justices agreed to review a lower court’s decision to dismiss a consumer class action lawsuit against Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC.N) over allegations it violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
IRVING, Texas – January 11, 2017 – The North American Repossessors Summit (NARS), an industry event hosted by American Recovery Association, Inc. (ARA) and headline sponsor Harding Brooks Insurance, is proud to announce its full list of speakers for NARS 2017.
Provo, UT – 11 January 2017 – A Utah repossession agent accused of forcing a woman off the road, leading to a fatal crash while trying to take back her car was sentenced Tuesday to one to 15 years in prison.
Sales are showing signs of leveling off. When December figures come in Wednesday, they may be enough to eke out a seventh straight year of gains, edging past last year’s record of 17.5 million cars and trucks. But sales are expected to fall in 2017.
Deputies said they were called to an incident on Harrelson Road just before 11 p.m.
According to investigative reports, the tow truck was called to haul off after a woman had failed to make payments on it. The woman’s husband and sons attempted to take items from the car before it was hauled away and told deputies they had not taken all of their personal items from the car when the tow truck driver began leaving.
Melbourne, FL – 31 December 2016 – Melbourne Police have arrested a 48-year-old Kevin Claybourne early Saturday morning after the suspect reportedly chased down and shot at a repo man who was lawfully repossessing the suspect’s truck.