Business for the nation’s top recovery agents (better known as “repo men”) is booming. It has gotten to the point that some of them are feeling downright uncomfortable about their own success.
“Joe the Plumber used to be our friend and neighbor,” says J. Patrick Altes, 54, the softspoken, red-haired president of Falcon Inter national in Daytona Beach. “Now we’re repoing his truck.”
Hanging Out With the Repo Man