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Kenner debt collector booked with theft

Posted on 28. Jun, 2011 by .

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A Houma man who owned a Kenner debt collection company has been booked with theft after allegedly collecting more than $65,000 from numerous delinquent accounts and then pocketing the money, Kenner police said.

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“One for a Warrior” New Payment Source for 58+ MILLION Americans

Posted on 03. May, 2011 by .

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ARMing Heroes (www.armingheroes.org) today announced the creation of its One for a Warrior program. For a cost of only $1 per collector per year, this new program creates a way for bill collectors to refer U.S. military veterans and their spouse and children to ARMing Heroes so they can apply for a grant to pay off or pay down a delinquent bill.

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Portfolio Recovery Associates Celebrates 15 Years; Rings Opening NASDAQ Bell

Posted on 23. Mar, 2011 by .

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Steve Fredrickson, chairman, president and CEO of Portfolio Recovery Associates (Nasdaq: PRAA), rang the opening bell at the NASDAQ stock exchange Monday in celebration of his company’s 15 year anniversary.

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ARM Firm Second Round, LP Secures Capital to Expand Debt Buying

Posted on 16. Sep, 2010 by .

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Second Round, LP announced today that is has secured additional capital to support the growth of the company’s debt purchasing strategy. Second Round, LP is an Austin, TX based purchaser, collector and reseller of charged-off consumer debt.

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Woman Sues Debt Collector, Wins $8.1 Million

Posted on 06. Apr, 2010 by .

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At courthouses across the United States, it has become increasingly common during the economic downturn for lawsuits to be filed against consumers to collect old debts. Lawyers who specialize in the practice are filing thousands of suits on behalf of large firms that have acquired debts from other companies. Although most people don’t fight the suits and lose them by default, a Dallas woman bucked the trend last October.

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Harris County tax collector charged with theft

Posted on 26. Feb, 2010 by .

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A former employee of a major Houston law firm is charged with collecting property taxes for the City of Houston, forging checks given to him by property owners and depositing the money in his own personal bank account.

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