Oregon cracks down on unscrupulous debt collection tactics

Apr 19, 2011 Kyle Duncan

According to the Portland Business Journal, Minnesota debt collector Allied Interstate, Incorporated has agreed to pay a $90,000 fine and put a stop to its abusive collection practices in Oregon - a powerful reminder of the importance of adhering


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Illinois attorney general comes out with top consumer complaints of 2010

Mar 12, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Illinois attorney general comes out with top consumer complaints of 2010

The attorney general in Illinois recently came out with a list that rated debt-related firms as the No. 1 business when it came to consumer complaints.Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said in a statement that many in the state were struggling


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Oklahoma entrepreneur re-launches debt collection career

Mar 08, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Oklahoma entrepreneur re-launches debt collection career

A former billionaire, whose prior company collapsed in 1999, recently relaunched his career with a brand-new debt collection company.The Oklahoman reports that Bill Bartmann, who once ran the now-defunct Commercial Financial Services, stated


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Florida couple suspected of filing fake court documents

Feb 08, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Florida couple suspected of filing fake court documents

In Florida, a judge has filed a complaint against a couple running a debt collection firm from their home for allegedly filing fake paperwork in court.The Palm Beach Post reports that Collier County Judge Vince Murphy began noticing some mistakes


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