Texas Is Throwing People In Jail For Failing To Pay Back Predatory :
Baddour said one DA told her that of the hot check complaints he had
received, none had led to criminal charges or prosecutions. Instead, he
said, his office sent letters threatening criminal charges unless the
initial loan amounts plus fees were repaid.
The DA, who seemed to
think he was showing evidence of his proper conduct, was instead
admitting that his office functioned as a debt collector.