PRA Group's MuniServices Launches Certification Program
MuniServices LLC, a business of debt-buying giant PRA Group, will offer aspiring municipal leaders a chance to learn about strategic financial administration through a new certification program.  more »
Mortgage servicer Real Time Resolutions Inc. has acquired Account Outsourcing Group’s call center in Jamaica. Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed. more »
RealtyTrac's latest U.S. Residential Property Loan Origination Report shows 1.4 million loans were originated on U.S. residential properties in the first quarter, the lowest level since the first quarter of 2014. more »
Debt-buying giant Encore Capital Group Inc. reported first quarter earnings of $25.7 million. more »
Debt-buying giant PRA Group has been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. more »
PRA Group, a Norfolk, Va.-based debt buyer, announced the creation of a new leadership position - vice president, Office of the Consumer. more »
A federal court found BlueHippo Funding LLC, BlueHippo Capital LLC and Joseph Rensin in contempt for operating an allegedly deceptive computer financing scheme in violation of a court order the defendants agreed to in 2008. more »
The U.S. Department of Education has changed the student loan default rates at 21 colleges to allow them to continue receiving federal funding. more »
Debt-buying giant PRA Group Inc. announced Wednesday the completion of its public tender offer to purchase shares of Warsaw, Poland-based DTP S.A., a mid-size debt buyer and collection agency active in Poland. more »
U.S. home sellers in March sold their homes for $30,500 more than the purchase price, a 17% average gain in price and the highest average gain for home sellers since December 2007, according to RealtyTrac’s Q1 U.S. Home Sales report. more »
Debt buyer PRA Group (Nasdaq:PRAA), a global firm that acquires and collects nonperforming loans, has named Chris Burroughs as its new chief technology officer. more »
A Meridian, Miss.-based collection agency told the Lauderdale County (Miss.) Board of Supervisors last week that they have the expertise to collect $7.2 million in unpaid fines and fees owed to the county since 1984. more »
Todd Lansky
DBA International has elected Todd Lansky as president of the association's board of directors. He replaces Patricia Baxter, who has been a board member since 2013 before resigning this week. more »

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