Also complicating the debate is Tampa-based Albertelli Law Firm, which owns PREO.com, which is under investigation by Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. Bondi’s office confirmed they’ve received at least 16 complaints against Albertelli alleging everything from “foreclosure fraud” to “nothing short of racketeering.”
A Tampa law firm under investigation by the Florida attorney general could also profit from legislation designed to move foreclosure notices online
TAMPA, Fla. — Two state lawmakers want home foreclosure notices to go online – not in your local newspaper. A law firm in the Bay area stands to make big bucks off the switch, but that firm is under investigation by the Florida attorney general.
Even if you don’t read them, foreclosure notices show up in most local papers multiple times each week. However, State Sen. Steve Wise (R-Jacksonville) and Rep. Dennis Baxley (R-Ocala) want to move those legal notices to the digital world with two bills filed at the state capitol.
Rep. Baxley told 10 News, “Newspapers need to be aware they’re in the information age and compete for these opportunities…I think it’s one step forward to unclog the whole foreclosure pipeline.”
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