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.
â€œWhen they placed a lien on your account, what did you think?â€ Pinkston asked.
â€œWell, first I got very angry, because I didn’t know it was allowed to be done,â€ 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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