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Wednesday, November 06, 2019

An 83-year-old retired engineer in Michigan underpaid his property taxes by $8.41. In response, Oakland County seized his property, auctioned it off to settle the debt, and pocketed nearly $24,500 in excess revenue from the sale. Under Michigan law, it was all legal. And hardly uncommon.

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Immoral bean counters and their sleazy mouthpieces using their positions to further their personal agendas.

#1 | Posted by Corky at 2019-11-06 03:51 PM | Reply

Theft, pure and simple. I hope the person responsible for taking that man's home away from him...well...I think you know what I hope. It's not nice.

#2 | Posted by danni at 2019-11-07 08:37 AM | Reply

From what I've read this case is not an outlier.

The law was written to expedite foreclosure on blight. The problem is that it enables abuse and this case is a clear example.

#3 | Posted by JeffJ at 2019-11-07 09:49 AM | Reply

They devour widows' houses and for a show make lengthy prayers. These men will be punished most severely.

--Luke 20:47

#4 | Posted by madscientist at 2019-11-08 08:22 AM | Reply

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