Kraninger One Step Closer To Leading CFPB

The Senate advanced Kathy Kraninger’s nomination to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in a key procedural vote Thursday, putting her one step closer to taking control of the polarizing consumer watchdog agency. The chamber voted 50 to 49, along party lines, to advance Kraninger’s nomination. A final confirmation vote could come as early as…

Repo Buzz Member Injured In Crash

The thoughts and prayers of the Repo Buzz family and the entire repossession community are with Jeff Fletcher and his family this evening. Dave Branch and A J Mclaughlin Three people were hospitalized Wednesday morning after a car T-boned a truck that then overturned near a Crystal River-area intersection. At around 11:45 a.m., Annelle Hill,…

You Be The Judge

The Kulinskys sued Countyline in Feb. 2017, after a salesman who lived in the same building as the couple allegedly told neighbors their 2006 Bentley Continental was repossessed due to financial trouble. In reality, the Kulinksys were up to date with monthly payments, and the car was taken by mistake and was later returned to them. Please follow and…

KAR Goes International With Latest Purchase

CARMEL, Ind.  –  For the second time this month, KAR Auction Services has announced plans for a major purchase. And this time, it’s an international move that gives KAR an “anchor” in Continental Europe’s wholesale market and beyond. KAR said Wednesday morning it has reached a definitive agreement to buy CarsOnTheWeb, a digital wholesale auction platform…

“Babe Ruth” Finally Arrested After Repo Assault

A Chattanooga woman was arrested Tuesday after a video showing her smashing the driver’s side window of a tow truck went viral earlier this month. Reeves was arrested on Tuesday, just under two weeks later, and charged with aggravated assault and vandalism/malicious mischief. She was booked into the Hamilton County Jail on a $10,000 bond.…

Embarrassed By Repossession? Scream Carjacking

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman was arrested Monday for fabricating a claim that she had been carjacked at gunpoint, Memphis Police said. According to the report, officers responded to a carjacking at Raines and Neely around 6:30 a.m. Jessica Blake told the officers a man with a handgun approached her gold 2009 Buick Lacrosse, opened…

Wanted – Cathleen Jordan-Reeves For Repo Assault

Cathleen Jordan-Reeves Police are still looking for the woman, who was caught on camera, attacking a Chattanooga tow truck driver repossession agent with a baseball bat. Police say the driver was attempting to repossess Cathleen Jordan-Reeves’ car on behalf of a finance company. Kyle Vincent with the International Towing and Recovery Museum says this isn’t the…

Changes Coming To Texas LPR?

Texas SB-78 An effort underway at the Texas statehouse would set rules for the practice of tracking movements of drivers through automatic license plate readers. The devices are mounted on police vehicles, road signs or traffic lights. High-tech cameras to capture the date, time and location of passing vehicles are used in some capacity by…