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  •  And this is where it gets silly (0+ / 0-)
    150,000 Wisconsin families who were illegally
    foreclosed upon don't get their paltry $2,000
    Less than 150,000 Wisconsin homes were foreclosed on during the period covered by the settlement.

    http://fyi.uwex.edu/...

    In 2009 and 2010 there were only about 57,500 foreclosure filings in Wisconsin.  I could find no date on how many actually succeeded in foreclosing.

    In addition, there is no information on what percentage of these foreclosures were illegal.

    •  You are doubtless right (0+ / 0-)

      And most of that money was for loan modifications of people who are still in their homes.

      I oversimplified for dramatic effect, mmmkay?

      In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; but in practice, there always is a difference. - Yogi Berra En théorie, il n'ya aucune différence entre théorie et pratique, mais en pratique, il ya toujours une différence. - Yogi Berra

      by blue aardvark on Sat Feb 11, 2012 at 06:57:20 AM PST

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