Saturday, August 29, 2015

On WHYY: Advocates say court collections are unjust

On WHYY: Advocates say court collections are unjust

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Last year, the Philadelphia court system announced that it was aggressively pursuing about $1.5 billion in debts owed by hundreds of thousands of people. I reported yesterday in the Daily News that legal advocates are now saying that some of the folks being hounded don't owe any money.

I was also on WHYY's airwaves yesterday covering the topic. Listen up here.

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