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You'll lose your house while they make millions.
-- that's the somewhat perverse reality some folks in Connecticut dealing with today after being forced to foreclose on their homes.
State marshals in Connecticut making small fortunes.
Serving legal papers to those about to lose their houses.
Up to 400 bucks -- service.
And one Marshall cleared more than two million dollars last year doing it did you hear what separates him.
Two million dollars.
It's still murky legal gray area but -- -- right with us now from -- -- a general issue.
All is this right I mean I'm reading here that these people are basically private contractors six of them got six of them -- at nine dollars last year.
And sixty plus made more than a 100000 -- very definitely a reason for concern.
A reason that my office as Attorney General is investigating.
And we -- know what is being done.
To justify these enormous amounts of money so you're absolutely asking the right question where does that money come from -- have the money that they're paid.
That comes from -- from the bank consider issuing the foreclosures org comes from any number of sources are what.
Well every time papers are served that is any time.
That any individual receives a summons to court or foreclosure notice or any other emotion or any other paper.
The person or plated serving it.
Pays the Marshall but ultimately comes from the person.
Whose house is being foreclosed because those fees and expenses.
Ultimately bring down to.
The individual homeowner whose house is being taken.
Are there others who could do deserving of these papers you might get more cheaply and the reason I ask is.
I've got this place that I like to go out to on Long Island and they charged fifty dollars a week to pick up the trash which I think is preposterous fifty dollars a week for the trash pick up shut up.
So I can -- I can deal with a myself you know but in this case you just sort of stuff or are there others.
There are no others these individuals in effect sounds very -- doesn't it.
Well it happens to be very similar to assist them and I and other systems.
Really that are used nationwide and by the way what we're seeing here.
You it is a much larger town it's kind of a dark side of the whole foreclosure.
If you wear some lawyers compared on the right side of more closures you but I gave you know bright side right.
But this is the underside of the foreclosure process because -- are people literally as you point out making millions hundreds of thousands of dollars as a result.
Of other people's misery and problems.
And there may be.
Less expensive ways to do it.
But what is necessary here is some Independent means.
The bad news speak delivering the process when he figured out gives a call has got to be remedy for this okay Shepperd thank you good to see you thanks so much.
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