New LPR Laws In Montana

Automatic license plate readers The practice of tracking drivers’ movements through automatic license plate readers, or ALPRs, is the subject of another new law taking effect the first of October. The devices are mounted on police vehicles, road signs or traffic lights. High-tech cameras to capture the date, time and location that scanned vehicles passed…

Is Your Collateral Flooded? Check Here

Hundred of thousands of hurricane-affected vehicles are about to hit the car market. Cars sat underwater for days on the flooded streets of Texas and Florida. This year’s big storms have flooded a huge number of vehicles — hundreds of thousands, if not the half-million that were initially feared. With the majority of these cars going to insurance staging…

JD Byrider Sued By Mass. AG

BOSTON — Attorney General Maura Healey announced today that she has sued Massachusetts used-car dealership JD Byrider for allegedly using predatory practices in its sale of defective vehicles with high-cost loans at four locations around the commonwealth. The AG’s lawsuit alleges that JD Byrider took advantage of consumers by routinely trapping them in an unsustainable and unfavorable…

Ex-Repossessor Arrested In Killer Clown Murder Cold Case

Warren, who is to be arraigned Wednesday afternoon in Washington County General District Court, was being held pending extradition to Florida at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail, officials said. “Any murder’s horrific. It doesn’t matter whether you’re wearing a clown costume or not,” Palm Beach County sheriff’s Sgt. Richard McAfee said at a news conference.…

AL Agents Repossess Wrong Storage Unit

EUFAULA, AL (WTVM) –  Officials were searching for the person responsible for stealing Eufaula’s city storage building, but it was just a big misunderstanding. On Monday, the Mayor of Eufaula Jack Tibbs posted on Facebook that the storage building located beside the walking trail was stolen between 10:30 a.m. and noon. Later on, Tibbs posted…

Employee Destroys Recovery Agency

  Over the weekend, a repossession agency owner shared what he saw when he entered his office and shop on Saturday morning. One of his current, now former, employees went completely spastic and destroyed everything from computers and monitors, LPR cameras that were just shipped to the agency and placed heavy damage on two trucks,…

Gov. Brown Signs CA AB-290

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills passed by the Assembly and the Senate in their recently completed legislative sessions: AB 290 by Assemblymember Rudy Salas Jr. (D-Bakersfield) – Collateral recovery: repossession agencies. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: SECTION 1.…