No Bank Seizure of Social Security Funds

Debt collectors went after her, sending her bank a court order to freeze her account. She couldn’t buy groceries and the bank charged her $150 a processing fee to freeze the account.

“When they placed a lien on your account, what did you think?” Pinkston asked.

“Well, first I got very angry, because I didn’t know it was allowed to be done,” she said.

It turns out, in her case, it was not allowed. Social Security, welfare, disability and veteran’s benefits are all exempt from debt collection. See full story here:

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