Hounded: Minnesotans in Debt

  • Criminals land jobs as debt collectors

    Criminals often lie to get into the debt collections industry. Despite a Minnesota law, rapists thieves and other offenders are cleared to work as collectors -- with access to financial data. Updated Dec. 12, 2010

  • This series examines the aftermath of a credit boom that left many people in financial trouble, facing a collections industry that uses aggressive methods to obtain payments.

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Bonnie Hanson, right, and her daughter, Sherry Peterson.

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