A man in Dundee, Ontario had his double-wide portable house ripped off:
It did not take long for police to find the home, as it was located only 10 kilometers north of police headquarters on a plot of land in Proton Station, Ont.
Police find Brampton man's stolen house
The property owner initially produced documents proving the home was his - although these were later found to be fraudulent.
The Southgate man has been charged with theft over $5,000.
(via Lowering the Bar
(Image: double wide trailer, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from pinkmoose's photostream)
David Adier missed two mortgage payments on his home in Morris Township, NJ, so Wells Fargo, his mortgage lender, sent contractors who illegally broke in and “trashed-out” his home as though it was abandoned, stealing the family treasures his father smuggled out of Nazi-occupied France.
Over the holiday weekend, The Detroit News published a remarkable analysis of what happened in Detroit’s foreclosure meltdown. One block on Greensboro Street saw 33 of 38 homes go into mortgage or tax foreclosure in the last ten years.
When a giant hedge fund is bidding on all the foreclosed houses in a poor neighborhood, living humans don’t stand a chance — but that’s OK, because rapacious investors make great landlords.
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