Bob Ferguson

ATTORNEY GENERAL OF WASHINGTON
1125 Washington Street SE • PO Box 40100 • Olympia WA 98504-0100

KingCast/Mortgage Movies
December 21, 2015

The Honorable Nick Licata
Seattle City Council
PO Box 34025
Seattle, WA 98124-4025
Dear Council men

Bob Ferguson dodges important MERS issues postulated by Seattle
Councilman Nick Licata and stands contra to Multnomah County
Commissioners who sued MERS and settled for $9M.
Query, how many children could we bathe, feed, educate and shelter with
multimillion dollar MERS Settlements right here in Seattle?

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Note: Councilor Licata’s original questions regarding Marie McDonnell’s
MERS audit of King County Recorder of Deeds
are hosted at Mortgage Movies Journal and SCRIBD.
Just do your Googling folks…..

Thank you for your November 25, 2015 letter concerning assignments of deeds of
trusts. In your letter, you request an opinion about which defects in an assignment
might trigger a Deed of Trust Act violation. As you know, the Attorney General
cannot provide legal advice to municipal governments or issue Attorney General
Opinions at the request of city officials. As a result, I cannot provide you with the
legal determination you are requesting. Your questions are best directed to the City
Attorney.
I do, however, share your concern about Washington homeowners. Employing
targeted enforcement actions against servicers and trustees, and facilitating
homeowners' access to support services and accurate information, have been and
continue to be an effective use of the resources of the Attorney General's Office in
preventing avoidable foreclosures in Washington. Our work in this area is ongoing
and active.
Thank you for your efforts regarding this important issue.
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BO FER SON
Attorney General
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