Bank of America apologizes for mistaken property tax notices


Bank of America apologized for mistakenly sending 5,000 letters to Oregonians saying they were late on property taxes and might be facing foreclosure.

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Bank of America apologized for mistakenly sending 5,000 letters to Oregonians saying they were late on property taxes and might be facing foreclosure.

Bank officials said Wednesday they are in the process of notifying affected customers in 14 Oregon counties where the mistaken letters went out.

“We sincerely apologize to those who received the letter in error,” said Jumana Bauwens, a bank spokeswoman.

Judy Crawford of Aloha and Sharyn Rowe of Portland said the letters indicated they were delinquent on their property taxes but that was wrong and they are both up to date. The letter said they had 30 days to pay the bill or the bank might do it for them and impose an escrow account to cover its costs, raising their monthly payment.

Read more at StatesmanJournal.com.

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