Bank Of America Apologizes For Parrot Snatching
March 11, 2010
Pennsylvania (ChattahBox) – A Pennsylvania woman is suing Bank of America for damages done to her home after they wrongfully attempted to kick her out for what they said was a defaulted mortgage.
According to the lawsuit, a contractor was sent out by the bank to the home of Angela Iannelli, to “secure” the home in any way necessary, after an error said the home had been abandoned.
The contractor went into the home, ruined several items of furniture, cut water pipes and electrical wires, shut off all utilities, poured antifreeze into every toilet and sink in the house, and stole her parrot.
She continuously called BoA, but they denied any knowledge of having her bird, and when they admitted they had taken it they told her she would have to drive 80 miles to get it back.
They refused to pay for damages, told her they were tired of hearing from her, and hung up on her several times.
She is suing for $50,000.
BoA has apologized, claiming to have a ‘Zero Tolerance’ for this kind of mistake.
They have not released any statement on why the contractor apparently found it necessary to destroy so many of her personal items while there.