Judge Dismisses DRN/Location Services Antitrust Case

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 9, 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 that on November 5, 2018, a U.S. District Court Judge in the Northern District of Texas ruled in its favor and dismissed an antitrust case brought…

Weekend DRN Outage At PAR

Attn DRN Affiliates: Due to system maintenance we will be unable to process LPR calls from 5AM until 11AM on Sunday November 11th. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to your Vendor Relations department at vendorrelations@parnorthamerica.com (317-705-4982). Have a great weekend! Jon…

Murder Charge For 2017 Body Found During PP Search

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – A Memphis man is facing murder charges in connection with his wife’s 2017 death. Melvin Summerville, 40, was indicted for first degree murder Wednesday. According to the Shelby County District Attorney General’s Office, Anitra Summerville, 42, was reported missing in April 2017 after she wasn’t seen for a week. Four days…

Appeals Court Upholds $100 PP Fee – Not FDCPA Violation

  DANELLE DUNCAN, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. ASSET RECOVERY SPECIALISTS, INC., et al., Defendants-Appellees. No. 17-2598.United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.Argued October 22, 2018.Decided October 31, 2018.William W. Ehrke, for Defendant-Appellee. Briane F. Pagel, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, No. 3:16-cv-530, William M. Conley, Judge. Before…

SCM Gets New Digs And Expands MBSi Role

DALLAS and PHOENIX –  Secure Collateral Management already announced the skip-tracing and collateral recovery provider was moving into a new headquarters. And then Monday, Secure Collateral Management and MBSi Corp. — a member of the Automotive Intelligence Counciland provider of repossession assignment software and vendor compliance solutions — announced they are expanding their partnership. Secure Collateral Management will begin…

CARS & DRN Deepen Relationship

FORT WORTH, Texas and RALEIGH, N.C. –  Two prominent industry names — Consolidated Asset Recovery Systems and Digital Recognition Network (DRN) — now are working even closer together. The two companies that will each have prominent appearances during Repo Con at Used Car Week 2018 announced on Wednesday that they have entered into an agreement to provide license…

The Well Traveled Repossession Attorney

Ask Miami asset recovery lawyer Edward H. Davis Jr. where in the world he hasn’t been, and he’ll have to pause for a moment to think. Israel — Davis hasn’t gone there yet. But by next week it’ll be the 81st country he’s visited, edging him one step closer to a spot in the Travelers’ Century Club. “You have to prove…

CU Pays For SCRA Violations

POUGHKEEPSIE, New York — The U.S. Department of Justice and the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union announced a $95,000 settlement Friday, after an investigation into claims that the company violated federal law by repossessing service members’ vehicles while they were on active duty. Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union will pay $65,000 to compensate seven members…