BENTON – The federal government alleges that a Richland County property owner has defaulted on a mortgage.
United States of America filed a complaint on Oct. 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois against Sherrie D. Harmon seeking a judgment to foreclosure and sale.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on July 8, 2005, defendant mortgaged her real estate property through the defendant/Rural Housing Service. The suit states that as of Aug. 9, the total amount of $40,551.73 remains due and unpaid.
The plaintiff seeks judgment for foreclosure and sale of the property, shortened redemption period if sought, placing the mortgagee in possession or appointing a receiver if sought, attorney’s fees, costs and expenses and such other declaratory and injunctive relief. It is represented by Donald S. Boyce and Gerald M. Burke of United States Attorney’s Office in Fairview Heights.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois case number 3:17-cv-01120