The Bank Tried To Wrongfully Foreclose On Their House, And This Couple Turned The Tables On Them In….

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Like hundreds of thousands of other Americans, Warren and Maureen Nyerges received that unfortunate notice from their bank in 2010: their home would soon be bank-owned as a result of their inability to keep up with mortgage payments.

However, they had already paid cash for their house in 2009, with no mortgage, and thus no grounds for a foreclosure suit. The bank dropped the case but never reimbursed the Nyerges for their attorney’s fees.

The couple went to court to fight the bank and won. The judge ordered the bank to reimburse the couple $2,534 in legal fees, according to CBS News. But when the bank failed to do so, the couple’s attorney took matters into his own hands.

Five months passed, and Bank of America hadn’t paid the couple. That’s when the couple’s attorney, Todd Allen, decided to give the bank a taste of its own medicine.

Allen had sheriff’s deputies march on over to the bank to seize belongings, including desks, computers, and filing cabinets. The extreme measures were necessary, he said, because the bank failed to return his phone calls.

The badass lawyer said before entering the bank: “I’m leaving the building with either cash, a check or a whole lot of furniture.”

“Having two sheriff’s deputies sitting across your desk, and a lawyer standing behind them, demanding whatever assets are in the bank can be intimidating,” he told Florida’s WINK-TV. “But, so is having your home foreclosed on when it wasn’t right.”

Bank of America finally paid the couple. No assets were actually seized, and the bank apologized for the delay in payment. They claimed the original request was sent to an attorney who is no longer in business.

“As a foreclosure defense attorney, this is sweet justice,” Allen added.

Todd Allen had sheriff’s deputies march on over to the bank to seize belongings, including desks, computers, and filing cabinets. The extreme measures were necessary, he said, because the bank failed to return his phone calls.

Watch below to find out why Allen is calling it “sweet justice.”

Sources: OpposingViews, CBS NewsWINK