TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — A Broward company which allegedly preyed on homeowners in danger of losing their homes is being sued by the state.
On Wednesday, state Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office filed a lawsuit against Nicholas Torgerson and two companies Whitestone Capital Trust LLC and Become the Bank LLC.READ MORE: Miami GP To Join F1 Calendar From 2022 In 10-Year Deal
The lawsuit contends that the company violated the state’s consumer protection laws by charging homeowners up-front fees and by falsely misrepresenting that the defendants would cancel or void the homeowners’ mortgage.READ MORE: Hollywood PD Investigating After Body Found In Burning Car
Bondi’s office, however, alleged that the company allegedly acquired titles to the distressed owners’ homes and pocketed the advance fees without providing any help. The homeowners remained liable for the mortgage payments.MORE NEWS: FEMA-Funded Vaccine Sites To Resume Administering First Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine With J&J Shot Paused
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