Agent A No Show, RO Walks

The Jasper County prosecutor’s office Thursday dismissed a felony weapon charge that a Joplin man was facing for allegedly chasing off an employee of an automobile repossession business with what appeared to be a working stun gun. Richard L.W. Scofield, 23, was scheduled for a preliminary hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court on a charge…

Repossession Leads To Rock Creek Station Massacre

Established in 1857 along the Oregon and California Trails, Rock Creek Station, near what is now Fairbury, Nebraska, is today preserved as a Nebraska State Park. The history here is rich in its tales of emigrating pioneers as well as legends of the Old West. Located along the west bank of Rock Creek, the station served as a supply center…

Marlin Finance Ceases Any New Loans

Marlin Financial has stopped taking new customers as state investigators scrutinize its business practices. The online auto lender at the center of a Florida Attorney General investigation has a note on its website that it is “no longer accepting new loan applications” as of the end of September. The company offered no further explanation and…

TFA & ARA Combine Associations

We, the leadership at Time Finance Adjusters, are excited to announce that two of the nations’ most professional repossession trade associations, the American Recovery Association (ARA) and Time Finance Adjusters (TFA), are joining together. We believe this is the most significant event to take place in the repossession industry in modern times. By taking advantage of each other’s strengths,…

Primeritus & SNAAC Form Partnership

SNAAC Partners with Primeritus Financial Services for Nationwide Remarketing Services NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Security National Automotive Acceptance Company (SNAAC), a non-prime auto finance company, and Primeritus Financial Services, Inc., the leading service provider of recovery management, skip tracing, and remarketing services to the auto finance industry, today, announced their collaborative partnership. Primeritus will…

Calif. AB-3212 Extends Repossession Protection

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has applauded Gov. Jerry Brown’s signing of Assembly Bill 3212, a measure that will strengthen California’s existing consumer protections for service members and military families, including California National Guard soldiers and airmen. Attorney General Becerra sponsored the bill and worked closely with the bill’s author, Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin,…

Recovery Agents Pepper Spray R/O

BRIDGEVILLE, Del. – Delaware State Police said two Sussex County men were arrested on assault charges after they tried to repossess someone’s car before spraying him with mace. DSP said troopers went to a home on the 6000 block of Federalsburg Road for a reported assault Tuesday. Once there, a 37-year-old man told police that two men…

Ohio Agent Hooks Up, RO Drives Truck & Unit Away

HUBER HEIGHTS — A man is accused of stealing a tow truck driver’s vehicle as the driver was hauling away the man’s Cadillac, which was being repossessed, officers said. The incident started in the parking lot of the Verizon store on Old Troy Pike. Officers said the man stole the tow truck and drove off,…

Storm Brews As CA Reclassifies Independent Contractors

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Some small businesses are scrambling to figure out how to stay afloat after a high court ruling. A recent California Supreme Court decision is changing the way independent contractors are classified, and it’s already having a big impact on local shops. May fear it will hurt millions of workers and affect businesses’ bottom lines. The work…