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.
Tampa, FL – June 27, 2017 – RISC is pleased to announce that Holly Balogh has been hired as the President and COO of RISC, the leading compliance and training company for the Recovery Industry. Stamatis Ferarolis will remain as owner and CEO. “RISC continues to be at the forefront of the recovery industry for compliance and training. With the growth we have seen from our recent partnership with MBSi, we needed to bring additional leadership with deep industry experience to ensure we are positioned well to support the growth that we are seeing,” said Stamatis Ferarolis. “We are thrilled to have Holly join RISC as President and bring her wealth of recovery and compliance experience to our customers.” Holly joins RISC with over 5 years of industry experience most recently working as the Chief Operating Officer at RDN, a business unit of KAR Auction Services, Inc.
South Philadelphia, PA – 22 June 2017 – Police are trying to sort out a repo mishap. It all started with a routine repossession of a van in West Philadelphia. But blocks away, police made an unexpected discovery inside – a girl in the back seat.
Ginger Leigh Westmoreland, 57, is facing aggravated assault charges after she grabbed a gun and shot a repo man’s tire on Monday morning, according to a police report.
Philadelphia, PA – 9 June 2017 – Johnny Fischer was walking his two dogs in their Point Breeze neighborhood Friday morning when a shootout erupted between a tow-truck driver and another man, killing the second man.
“I was across the street, dove out of the way, tried to hide behind a stoop,” he said. His two dogs were injured, one from ricocheting bullets.
Police said the tow-truck driver was trying to repossess a silver Toyota Sienna minivan in the parking lot of the Santana Food Market at 18th and Dickinson Streets when the altercation broke out with a friend of the van’s owner. The tow-truck driver fatally shot the 32-year-old man about 10:20 a.m., police said.
Kansas City, MO – 7 June 2017 – Jackson County Prosecutors charged a 30-year-old Kansas City man with harassment and making terroristic threats after police say he threatened employees and their families at Auto Bank KC, 6901 E. Front Street, when the business informed him they would have to repossess his vehicle if he didn’t catch up on payments.
The employee of Auto Bank KC who manages his vehicle loan says Robert Hill told her and another co-worker that he was going to burn down their houses, kill their families and kill them.
San Antonio, TX – 7 June 2017 – Bexar County deputies in a standoff on the far Southeast Side early Thursday resorted to shooting gas into the home before arresting a man who allegedly fired an AK-47 at a person who came to repossess a vehicle Wednesday night.
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American Recovery Association and The North American Repossessors Summit’s 2017 planning committee are excited to announce their partnership with Socio, an innovative event-networking app to be used during NARS 2017.