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Shady deed transfers on the rise in New York

Officials struggling to address property snatching cases, many of them hard to crack due to role played by LLCs

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Mrs Campbell, in the converted garage where she now lives in the Brooklyn borough of New York, is in limbo. Her former home at 679 Jefferson Ave is owned by an entity called Jefferson Holding LLC and she is left with her delinquent US$529,000 mortgage.

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Mrs Campbell, in the converted garage where she now lives in the Brooklyn borough of New York, is in limbo. Her former home at 679 Jefferson Ave (above) is owned by an entity called Jefferson Holding LLC and she is left with her delinquent US$529,000 mortgage.

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PARTIALLY paralysed and reliant on a wheelchair, Ozella Campbell spends a lot of time watching television. It was under those circumstances in February 2014 that she saw a commercial urging her to call MyHouseIsADump.com, a company that offered to buy houses in as-is condition,

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