Foreclosure FAIL: Wells Fargo Forecloses On The Wrong House
A married couple with a home in Twentynine Palms lost most of their possessions (and found the rest broken) when a crew hired by Wells Fargo's foreclosed on the wrong house.
Alvin and Pat Tjosaas are still incredibly distraught after finding their desert oasis ransacked by a foreclosure crew, according to CBS Los Angeles. A sheriff's deputy broke the news that Wells Fargo and its foreclosure crew were the ones to blame in this case.
The couple didn't have a mortgage from Wells Fargo or any bank. Alvin, a retired mason, says he and his father built the home with their own hands, and three generations of his family, including his six children, spent time in the home.
Spokesman Alfredo Padilla released a statement on behalf of Wells Fargo to CBS:
"We are deeply sorry for the very personal losses the Tjosaas family suffered as a result of their home being mistakenly secured. We are moving quickly to reach out to the family to resolve this unfortunate situation in an attempt to right this wrong."
Alvin says he's not sure that there's anything Wells Fargo can do to make up for the fact that they've taken all his possessions they've accumulated over the generations.Alvin told CBS: “When you put your heart into something…" He pauses for a second and then continues: "It makes me real sad."