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02/03/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

A Failed Mortgage Modification: Inside One Woman's 'Kafka-esque' Experience

Instead, her servicer, Bank of America, foreclosed on the property in late August and handed it off to Fannie Mae, which owned the mortgage. Ms. Roberts first learned this when she saw Fannie Mae's eviction notice taped to her front door.

As part of her effort to save Ms. Roberts' house, Ms. Lynch filed a lawsuit to undo the foreclosure, on the grounds that fraud had been committed at various points along the way. Although such suits rarely succeed, a judge agreed to hear the case in early January.

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