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Municipal Receivables

Any money owed to a city, county or other local government is a municipal receivable. The money is usually owed from citizens for property tax, court fines and fees, parking tickets, and many other usage fees on the local level. Because balances are typically low, but volumes very high, municipal debt collection is considered a specialty sector in the ARM industry.

Debt Buyer PRA Group Acquires Payment Portal eGov Systems

NORFOLK, Va., — PRA Group, Inc.  (PRAA), announced that it has acquired eGov Systems, a provider of web-based payment portals and integrated revenue administration solutions for the government sector. The transaction will allow PRA’s government business to develop and maintain scalable online payment portals, as well as enhance its ability to expand its services and […]

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Dept. of Justice Issues Resources Related to Local Fines and Fees; Debt Collectors Should Review

Yesterday the U.S. Department of Justice issued a press release announcing a package of resources to assist state and local efforts to reform harmful related to the assessment and enforcement of fines and fees. The end result is that any collection agency that collects of any type of government fines and fees should be aware of this announcement and thoroughly review.

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Texas Law Firm to Pay $3.4 million – Settling Class Action Matter Alleging Unauthorized Practice of Law in California

On January 8, 2016 a Federal Judge in California approved a settlement in the matter of 4EC Holdings v. Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson (Case No 3-14-cv-01944, N.D. California) whereby the defendant law firm will pay $3.4 million dollars to resolve claims made in a class action proceeding that the firm violated the California Unfair […]

Fall 2015 Research Fellowship Program Focusing on the Government Sector

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Kaulkin Ginsberg, the leading consultancy and M&A advisory firm specializing in the accounts receivable management (ARM) industry, began the fifth semester of its Research Fellows Program earlier this month in conjunction with the University of Maryland, College Park’s Department of Economics. Fellows will focus their research on U.S. government bad debt […]