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Sheriff Who Refused To Evict Foreclosed Homeowners Forced To Resume

CHICAGO — An Illinois sheriff who halted foreclosure evictions last month because some bank employees weren't following the proper procedures said Friday he's been forced to order his deputies to carry them out, but he will continue investigating the matter and could charge banks and their employees with crimes.

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said he is only ordering evictions to resume because county prosecutors told him that he was legally bound to carry out foreclosure eviction orders signed by a judge.

"For the people who have been involved with this and think now that because the (Cook County) State's Attorney's office has ordered me to go ahead with the evictions that everything's fine . . . No, we are going to be looking at you for criminal violations," Dart said. "You may have got through one storm now, the other one is coming."

Dart singled out Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and GMAC/Ally Financial last month for problems with eviction notices. He said Friday that investigators continue to find problems with bank employees signing off on foreclosure documents they haven't read, although he did not single out individual companies.

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I thought the sheriff was the chief Constitutional law

enforcement officr in the county. Where do these prosecutors get the authority to direct the sheriff to do anything. These banks need a writ of assistance
first, the problem is these banks can't afford any judicial scrutiny of their documents BEFORE making application for the writ. If they do it will be found they are not holders in due course and have no authority to foreclose. If your a homeowner and you haven't taken any preemptive administrative actions concerning your mortgage, regardless of the status of your note payment history, your an idiot. It's as simple as that. Hosea 4:6 "My people perish for lack of knowledge" He was right,in a time of deceit it's important to understand the rules of the game.

Just one last kick in the nuts, then a final deathblow

If...

Traficant can refuse to carry this out and not evict people, why can't this guy? I don't buy it. But hell it IS Cook County, Ill...

bump for the Sheriff!

perp walk... I want a perp walk!!!!

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