Skip to comments.Owners Lose Possessions After Home Near Twentynine Palms Is Mistakenly Foreclosed
Posted on 09/06/2012 9:46:03 PM PDT by rawhide
The owners of a modest home near Twentynine Palms lost their cherished possessions after a bank mistakenly foreclosed their residence.
A crew broke into Alvin and Pat Tjosaas desert home and took everything after being directed by Wells Fargo to secure the structure.
The couple, however, didnt have a mortgage on the home.
Alvin said the deputy sheriff said, Good news, we know who took (your possessions) Wells Fargo. Bad news, your stuff is all gone.
All the married couple has now are three generations of memories.
Alvin, a retired mason, built the home with his father when he was a teenager.
I know every inch, every rock my mom mixed all the cement by hand, he said
A spokesman for Wells Fargo released a statement apologizing to the couple.
We are deeply sorry for the very personal losses the Tjosaas family suffered as a result of their home being mistakenly secured, said Alfredo Padilla. We are moving quickly to reach out to the family to resolve this unfortunate situation in an attempt to right this wrong.
Alvin and Pat remain distraught.
When you put your heart into something
it makes me real sad. Im just glad I have my sweetheart. Weve been together a long time, said Alvin.
(Excerpt) Read more at losangeles.cbslocal.com ...
WF is going to pay very handsomely for the mistake I am sure.
If I were Alvin and Pat, I’d own Wells Fargo AND THEIR “CREW” after my LAWYERS were done with them. The banks are out of control.
The directors of Wells Fargo are very lucky they did not take my home.
DEAD BEATS! This is the fault of government regulations! Dead Beats! It’s everyone’s fault but Wells Fargo! There will be FReepers along shortly to explain it to you.
TBTF? Hell, no. Take ‘em down and Buffet with them.
Yeah, I know what you mean.
Give loans to people who can’t possibly afford to repay them, then destroy the possessions of a family who has paid their bills and lived within their means. Nice.
Where is the accountability?
Ve are chust folloving orders. Ja.
The settlement amount will supply the family with sufficient funds for quite a while. Ka Ching.
Charge every single person who participated in, approved or oversaw this with grand theft, conspiracy to commit grand theft, fraud, burglary of a habitation and anything else that seems appropriate. Arrest them all immediately and publicly. No plea deals.
Do this with these people and the next few people that make this ‘mistake’ and watch how fast it stops. They aren’t cops, so they don’t have the shield of sovereign immunity.
WF will give them about 2 seconds profit to go away and move on.
This isn't the first time this has happened and it won't be the last.
I wouldn’t settle for less than the entire annual pre-tax profits of Wells Fargo as punitive damages, honestly. These people need to be taught a very painful lesson.
How long until before O-Bummer and/or Blyden blame Bush and use it in the campaign.
“Alvin and Pat remain distraught. “
I believe Alvin and Pat now own Wells Fargo.
Never said it would actually happen. But that’s what *should* happen.
Something about this story does not smell right.
You can’t randomly foreclose on people’s homes without due process of law, even in a non-judicial foreclosure state like California.
You have to have 3 months previous notice, notices published in the newspapers, a registered 10 day notice before the sale.
And not only that, you need a writ from the court to get evicted by the sheriff.
For once I’d like to see the death penalty imposed for something besides murder and treason.
The one responsible for this spirit-killing crime getting the honor.
“Just five minutes, Worm, Your Honor, Him...Me...Alone!
-Roger Waters/David Gilmour
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