Hmmmmm... some information has surfaced regarding this individual. It's a shame the reporter didn't do his job.
2008-10-27: San Diego Woman Chains Herself to Foreclosed Home to Resist Eviction
SAN DIEGO,CA. A Mira Mesa woman and her husband are fighting their eviction from the place they’ve called home for the last twenty years on Priestley Street. Unable to afford the adjustable rate mortgage monthly payments of $5,800, the couple and their five dogs have been evicted, but June Reyno is fighting the eviction - which could be today the 27th or tomorrow - by chaining herself to her house. They expect the San Diego Sheriff’s Department to come out to the Reyno’s home any day. The Sheriffs delivered the eviction notice on October 8th.
From Comments OB Rag Blog:
I have no sympathy. Channel 8 reported a more complete story. She refinanced and used $300k+ in a business venture that failed. According to sources readily available online, the house was offered up for auction one year ago with an estimated default of over $633k, and the original sale price when she and her previous husband bought it was $198k. She styled herself a foreclosure and short sale specialist.
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