Technology has made the repo man ruthlessly efficient finding repos they never would have uncovered a few years ago.
Relentless Recovery’s spotter cars have four small cameras mounted on the trunk and a laptop bolted to the dash. The high-speed cameras captured every passing license plate and scanned 28 million license plates last year, a demonstration of its recent, heavy push into technology.
“The company’s goal is to capture every plate in Ohio and use that information to reveal patterns. A plate shot outside an apartment at 5 a.m. tells you that’s probably where the driver spends the night, no matter their listed home address. So when a repo order comes in for a car, the agent already knows where to look.”
Read the article at The Washington Post.