Monday, December 09, 2013

"Foreclosure trolls" follow the example set by patent and copyright trolls, perhaps: a new kind of debt-collection?

We may have copyright trolls and patent trolls, but the Washington Post is reporting on what looks like a “foreclosure troll”, a company named Aeon Financial, which purchases tax liens in Washington DC and some other jurisdictions and then “shakes down” distressed homeowners for extra fees.
  
The Post story Monday by Michael Saliah and Debbie Cenziper is here
  
The Post calls it a “debt-collecting machine

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