Midland’s pursuit of debt

Midland Funding, one of the nation's largest collection companies, greatly expanded its pursuit of Northern Virginia debtors in the wake of the recession. Midland buys past-due credit card debt, then sues to collect. In the district courts of five Northern Virginia jurisdictions since 2003, Midland Funding filed more than 16,878 debt-collection cases. Read related article.

Midland's pursuit of debt
Source: Washington Post analysis of district court debt collection cases filed since 2003 through March 2014 by Midland Funding and Midland Credit in Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties and in Alexandria. Ted Mellnik and Cristina Rivero/The Washington Post. Published on May 9, 2014, 11:56 a.m.
 
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