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Dealership Owner Gets 30 Months in Prison for $1.3M Auto Loan Fraud Scheme

Published on May 17, 2017 By Cucolle1

Albany, OR – 16 May 2017 – Used Car Dealer, Shannon Jones, will spend two and a half years in federal prison for defrauding customers and business associates of his Corvallis used car dealership out of more than $1.3 million.   Read More!

Auto Loan Fraud Soars

Published on May 11, 2017 By Cucolle1

Up to 1% of car loan applications include deception, firm says Borrower fraud in U.S. auto loans is surging, and may approach levels seen in mortgages during last decade’s housing bubble, according to a startup firm that helps lenders sniff out bogus borrowers. As many as 1 percent of U.S. car loan applications include some type […]

Repo Company Owner and Seven Others Charged in $1.67M Auto Loan Fraud Ring

Published on May 6, 2017 By Cucolle1

Eight defendants have been charged in a multi-count indictment, for their participation in an elaborate automobile fraud scheme that netted over $1.67 million.   Read More!

NY Introduces New Anti LPR Bill

Published on April 14, 2016 By Cucolle1

“Honestly, I think it’s kind of creepy. I would use the word ‘stalking’ almost,” said Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, D-Bronx, who has introduced a bill to limit the way police may use plate readers and make New York one of the few states prohibiting their use by private companies.   Read More!

Unlicensed Repo Man Arrested for Impersonating an Officer

Published on January 26, 2016 By Cucolle1

Orlando, FL – 26 January 2016 – Osceola County deputies arrested a man for pretending to be a cop in order to repossess a car, and they fear there could be more victims.   Read More!

Felony Fraud Charges on Repo Leads to Grizzly Evidence of Fatal Hit and Run

Published on January 22, 2016 By Cucolle1

LaSalle County, IL – January 20, 2016 – With the finding of the presence of some kind of foreign material on the undercarriage, Investigators have impounded the car believed to have struck and killed a Mendota woman and it not only shows damage consistent with an accident but other evidence that could implicate suspected driver […]

Oregon Joins List of States Suing Illegal Title Loan Company Allegedly on RDN

Published on August 20, 2015 By Cucolle1

Salem, OR – August 20, 2015 – The State of Oregon has joined Pennsylvania in suing an unlicensed title loan company going by the names Auto Loans LCC, Liquidation LLC, Loan Solutions LLC, Management Solutions LLC or Car Loan LLC and is also connected to a host of other individual names including William McKibbin III, […]

FTC Brings First Case Alleging Text Messages Were Used In Illegal Debt Collection Scheme

Published on September 29, 2013 By Cucolle1

Defendants Will Pay $1 Million to Settle Charges A Glendale, California-based debt collector will pay $1 million dollars to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that the defendants violated federal law.  This is the first FTC action against a debt collector who used text messaging to attempt to collect debts in an unlawful manner.   Read […]

FLA Repo Man Charged with Fraud and Grand Theft

Published on April 18, 2013 By Cucolle1

Ocala, FL – April 17, 2013 – When a Florida Buy Here Pay Here dealer hired 42 year old Christian “Nick” Inzillo to repossess several cars for them, they were a little dismayed in his results. After he only recovered one, a tip led them to the truth of why.  Read More!

The Three Types of Skips

Published on January 8, 2013 By Cucolle1

Guest Editorial  No matter their line of work, the most common question I am asked is: “When should we start working a skip?” How far past-due should someone be before we start skipping them? The answer may surprise you:  Read More!

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