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Collection agency threatening with YouTube videos on defaulters

Collection agency threatening with YouTube videos on defaulters

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A debt collection agency from Dronten, the netherlands is planning to make YouTube videos to publish on defaulters.

So must notorious scammers’ be pressured to pay, ” says director Loyd Hendriks of debt collection Streatus Thursday at Omroep Flevoland.

He says it means only to committed after people reminders via telephone and mail have ignored, and by a judge are obligated to pay. The videos should also have a deterrent effect. “It is also a prevention tool, to show people that they have no business to do with that person,” says Hendriks.

In the videos, which from Friday will be published, the defaulters unrecognizable in the picture. They first get a warning before the video is placed.

Hendriks says at least forty defaulters to know that on the videobehandeling can wait.

In a response to NU.nl says the Authority Personal data that is only allowed to “usefulness and need” personal data processing, for example, by a video about people. “On the basis of the information we now have, we see that the usefulness and necessity not.” It is not relevant that people unrecognizable in the picture to be brought, said a spokesman of the privacy watch dog.

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