Police officers received multiple calls from 9-1-1 around 6:30 p.m. regarding four men fighting in the middle of the road on and that a gun had been fired.
Hillsboro, TX, March 4, 2012 – Hill County Sheriff’s Office made a felony arrest on the evening of Sunday, March 4 after receiving a 9-1-1 call at 10:47 p.m. advising that a repossession attempt on a vehicle had turned violent.
To the outside world, collections looks pretty simple, call people and guilt and threaten them into paying money they owe. The reality is, collections is perhaps the most complicated and litigious area of any lending institution. Think of all of the interconnecting regulations pertaining to bankruptcy, credit reporting, the FDCPA, the UCC, California’s Reese Levering Act and the archaic FTC rules on telemarketing and they’ll see just how simple it really is.
Amazingly, most of us dance through this legal minefield daily with no trouble at all. Regardless, it is always wise to put on our “thinking caps” from time to time and keep the thought processes of both ourselves and our staff sharp.
West Bloomfield Township, MI – February 23, 2012 – After a borrower refused to surrender their vehicle to him, a Michigan Repo Man’s frustration boiled over last Thursday. In a fit, Adam Lankin, 35 years old, allegedly decided that it was appropriate for him to draw and discharge a gun.