Dallas, TX – 18 April 2017 – Clifford McCrary, former CEO of the now bankrupt Windsor Equity Group, a debt collection and skip locating firm, has accepted a plea agreement with the Dallas County District Attorneys Office resulting from charges of misapplication of fiduciary property. As a condition of his 10 year probation, McCrary has been ordered to pay $215,989 in restitution to Loss Prevention Services, LLC.
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.
Whiteville, NC – June 12, 2015 – A judge denied bond for the father and son who murdered a Repo Man on Wednesday the 10th. William Roy Kohler, 51, and William Roy Kohler III, 18, were charged with murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle in connection with the deadly shooting.
Anderson County, TX – March 3, 2014 – 16 year veteran of the repossession industry, Wesley Crawford along with his passenger Jennifer Miller, were shot at near point blank in the shoulder, head and hip during a repossession on October 16, 2012 by 64-year-old, Doyle Henry Cook, Jr. In a court decision, their shooter was sentenced to a mere 10 years deferred adjudication probation. A ruling reminiscent of the Tommy Dean Morris murder of 1994.
It is said that laughter is the best medicine and it seems especially true when we find humor related to lawyers. With that in mind we thought we would try to brighten your day by publishing some fun filled scenarios from the book, Disorder in the Courts of America. These are things people actually said in court, word for word, taken down and now published by court reporters that went through the torment of staying calm while these exchanges were actually taking place.
Milwaukee County, WI – February 12, 2013 – How much would time and money would you be willing to spend to fight a $2,300 judgment? Credit Acceptance Corp of Wisconsin apparently felt it was worth many thousands more to do so.
New Castle, IN – August 18, 2012 – A 54 year old grandmother faces two counts of intimidation, a Class D felony which carries a standard 18 month prison term for her alleged actions occurring during the attempted repossession of her 2003 Chevrolet 2500 truck.