Lindsay Warnes, a staff attorney in Maryland Legal Aid’s Midwestern Maryland office (Frederick) was quoted in a Baltimore Sun article about robo-signing (“Consumer advocates want affidavits pulled in Md. debt-collection cases,” Oct. 3). The issue is tied to old consumer debts bought by companies who then sue to collect after filing affidavits swearing they have personal knowledge of the debts–and usually don’t.
“They’re trying to get more creative in the way they write them,” Warnes told The Sun. “But there’s still no personal knowledge whatsoever.” To read the article, click here.