The Rim Repo Repossessor’s Red Retinas

Spartanburg, S.C. (Fox Carolina) – Spartanburg City police responded to a call regarding a renting company on West Main Street, in reference to a disturbance. Police say the company reported a woman was late on her payments to the establishment which put the merchandise into repossession status. As she spoke with the employee there, she begin…

Consolidated (CARS) Lands 3 New Fish

RALEIGH, N.C. – Consolidated Asset Recovery Systems (CARS) recently brought three more finance companies into its client portfolio. Flagship Credit Acceptance announced today that it has selected the CARS’ IBEAM (Internet Based Electronic Asset Management) web portal for managing the repossession and remarketing of non-performing assets in its automotive loan portfolio. Crescent Bank and Trust has selected…

DRN Sets Live Hit Record

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Digital Recognition Network(DRN), an AI and data analytics company that provides vehicle location data and analytics to auto lenders, insurance carriers and other commercial verticals, today announced the company has reached a key milestone, facilitating the recovery of 20,122 live vehicle pick-ups, enabled by license plate recognition (LPR), in the…

Former LEO Gets 2 Months Over Data Violations

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ala. – A former Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officer was sentenced to two months in jail for using state resources to track down people who failed to make payments on cars he sold. Steven Wrea Ziaja, 40, pleaded guilty Oct. 22 to a dozen counts of computer tampering and one ethics charge of…

CFPB & FL AG Investigate Marlin Financial

A federal agency is looking into online auto lender Marlin Financial. In a letter to Rep. Charlie Crist dated Tuesday, the head of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection called the findings of a Tampa Bay Times’ investigation into the lender “troubling,” and indicated that the federal agency was following up. “The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection is…

Bollinger B2 Electric Pickup Truck – The Future Of Recovery Trucks?

Bollinger B2, the followup to the B1 SUV, is an all-electric pickup truck powered by two electric motors and a 120 kWh battery pack that produce 520 hp and 514 lb-ft of torque. It’s capable of accelerating from 0-60 mph in 6.5 seconds and topping out at 100 mph, with a 200-miles range on a…

Female RO Steals Unit Off Lot, Gets Arrested

A 21-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday when she entered her vehicle while it was being towed by a Sanger company for a second time, according to a police report. The report shows the woman’s vehicle was towed by the company on Monday. Police say the woman visited the company’s tow yard and drove away with…

NC RO Attacks Recovery Agent & Deputies With Shovel

A man trying to repossess a vehicle Tuesday in Winston-Salem was confronted by an angry woman, who proceeded to clobber him with a shovel, according to a release from the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office. The violence didn’t end there, however, said a statement from Sheriff David Grice. Michelle Beck, 43, is also accused of hitting…

The Prolifically Fraudulent R/O

Freemont, Nebraska A Fremont man is wanted for passing a fraudulent check in Washington County. James B. Murphy, 55, is charged with theft by unlawful taking, $500-$1,500, subsequent offense, a Class 4 felony. A warrant was issued Oct. 5. According to an arrest affidavit, a Blair resident reported Murphy had purchased a 1989 Honda Civic…