Municipal Services Bureau (MSB) is pleased to announce the recent addition of Leah Huff, Business Development Executive, to its team.
Net Gain Marketing, Inc. (NGM) has announced that www.mygovwatch.com, a flagship service offering of the company that tracks government and student loan purchasing nationally, has exceeded $50,000,000,000.00 in portfolios tracked and monitored, as of earlier this quarter.
The Columbia Ultimate family of companies, industry leaders in providing clients with revenue maximization solutions for more than 30 years, recently announced a new corporate structure. Each of Columbia Ultimate’s five companies, RevQ, The Intelitech Group, HealthWare, Columbia Ultimate 1st Party and Columbia Ultimate 3rd Party, are now organized into designated strategic entrepreneurial units (SEU).
Two bills in major Western U.S. states aimed at reining in debt collection practices have recently advanced in their respective legislative chambers. One targets debt buyers specifically while the other is designed to more tightly control debt collectors working for government clients.
The Boston Globe’s editorial page today is advocating for legislative restrictions in the relationships between local district attorneys and private debt collection agencies used to recover bad check debt. The core issue is not that DAs use debt collectors, it’s that many step away from the process and outsource their “prosecutorial discretion” to the companies.
The East Pennsboro Township (Pa.) Board of Commissioners is currently accepting bids from debt collection agencies to go after money owed to the town, according to local paper The Sentinel.
After reporting from several newspapers last year, district attorneys in at least one state are cancelling contracts with private debt collection agencies to pursue bad checks. The moves come as questions are raised about the practices the companies use to recover bad check fees and the right those companies have to operate in the states.
Continental Service Group, Inc., d.b.a. ConServe, is pleased to announce that it is planning to create over 100 additional positions over the next 12 months. ConServe’s steadfast growth in the Higher Education, Commercial and Government markets, has created expansion opportunities in Sales, Operations, Client Relations, Human Resources, Compliance, IT and Finance.
Net Gain Marketing, Inc. (NGM) has announced that Nick Bernardo will conduct an ACA International teleseminar, entitled Top 10 Misconceptions about Government/Student Loan Markets, on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, starting at 11:00 AM CDT.
Debt buyer Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAA) will be expanding its office in Birmingham, Ala. after local officials voted to give the ARM company job creation incentives.