Can I Go to Jail for Not Repaying a Debt?

Debtors’ Jail… Debtors’ jails were used in Western Europe during the 19th century for persons that could not repay debts. However, during modern times, these institutions have been generally outlawed and are no longer used, as bankruptcy laws have granted debtors leniency. Nevertheless, debt collectors (and scam artists alike) oftentimes prey on public fears and[…]