Libel, privacy suit against Ford Credit dismissed

Freedman, Eric
July 2001
Automotive News;7/30/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5941, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the dismissal of a lawsuit claiming libel and invasion of privacy against Ford Motor Credit Co. Consumer complaints against the firm's collection efforts that are directed against the wrong people; Possible reprimand for Ford Motor Credit's pattern of misconduct in running its business.


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