Mortgage foreclosures

The following actions were filed as mortgage foreclosures for alleged defaults on loans.

Wells Fargo Bank, 3033 Elder St., Boise, ID., filed against Stephen G. Pheiffer, 825 SR903, Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $124,217.80 and continuing interest.

HSBC Bank USA, 4828 Loop Central Drive, Houston, Tex., filed against Christian A. Alvarado, 200 E. Fell St., Summit Hill, over property at that address. Sought is $95,787.49 and continuing interest.

U.S. Bank National Association, 4650 Regent Blvd., Irving, Tex., filed against Lavina Bailey-Pitts, 268 E. Patterson St., Lansford, over property at that address. Sought is $67,654.87 and continuing interest.

U.S. Bank filed against Wanda J. Moser and Heather L. Embrey, both of 70 Mill Rd., Aquashicola, over property at that address. Sought is $62,853.01 and continuing interest.

Ocwen Loan Servicing, 12650 Ingenuity Drive, Orlando, Fla., filed against Kathleen L. and Randy S. Beam, 190 Strohl Drive, Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $223,377.09 and continuing interest.

JP Morgan Chase Bank, 7255 Baymeadows Way, Jacksonville, Fla., filed against Lucille Barthel, 12 Jonathan Point Drive, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $94,727.86 and continuing interest.

BAC Home Loans Servicing, 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed against Justine M. and Melissa S. Zelinsky, 612 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $99,182.55.

Divorces started

Pauline A. Sack, 823 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, filed against Scott J. Sacks, same address. They were married Sept. 9, 1989.

Scott L. Brong, 36 Shafer Drive, Brodheadsville, filed against Beth E. Brong, 55 Alton Rd., Palmerton. They were married March 16, 1995.

James Romanuski, 84 North Ave., Jim Thorpe, filed against Lisa Ann Romanuski, same address. They were married June 16, 1990.

Kevin Cowen, 101 N. First St., Lehighton, filed against Jacqueline L. Mosher, 396 N. Maple Ave., Kingston. They were married Oct. 12, 1985.

Teri L. Telesco, 116 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, filed against Vincent Telesco, 21 School Rd., Whitehouse, N.J. They were married Sept. 13, 2003.

Wants deposit back

J&R LLC, 122 Fairhill Rd, Hatfield, and Irene G. Beers, 70 Sylvia Lane, Lehighton, filed a civil suit against Cobble Ridge Realty Inc., 4445 Interchange Rd., Lehighton, and Darlene Beers, as administratrix of the estate of Timothy A. Beers.

According to the suit Irene Beers is the owner of 36.45 acre tract of land in Franklin Township which was listed for sale with Cobble Realty where Timothy Beers was a real estate broker and sole owner. Beers died on Oct. 9, 2008. On or about March 6, 2006, the plaintiff entered into a agreement with Rod E. and Christine A. Green, for the property. A down payment was made with Beers for $40,000 which was deposited in a real estate escrow account.

After the death of Timothy Beers an examination of the books and records of Cobble allegedly showed that he misappropriated the $40,000 by failing to maintain the funds in the escrow account. The suit claims the examinination showed the account was insolvent and without assets.

The suit alleges Timothy Beers converted the funds to his own use.

Sought is a judgment for the $40,000 plus interest, costs and fees.

Credit defaults

The following actions were filed by credit card companies, or their collection agencies, alleging defaults on credit card/loan accounts.

LVNV Funding, 15 S. Main St., Greenville, S.C., filed against Debra Lauchnor, 336 Center Alley, Lehighton, seeking $2,829.74.

Target National Bank, c/o 5 Great Valley Parkway, Malvern, filed two actions as follows: Robin Smith, 306 Maple Ave., Lehighton, seeking $5,682.65; and Richard T. Daniels, 1021 Mary Ann Alley, Palmerton, seeking $6,570.

Arrow Financial Services, c/o 5 Great Valley Parkway, Malvern, filed four actions as follows: Richard German Jr., 335 Forest Drive, Palmerton, seeking $2,006.14; John Vanhorn, 197 Chippewa Trail, Albrightsville, seeking $9,177.94; Tonya R. Green, 4100 Fireline Rd., Palmerton, seeking $2,056.63; and Dawn Strohl, 360 Knoll Drive, Lehighton, seeking $1,401.84.

Citibank South Dakota, c/o 5 Great Valley Parkway, Malvern, filed against John Costa, 57 Gower Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $8.099.59.

Dell Financial Services, c/o 5 Great Valley Parkway, Malvern, filed against Doyle E. Cook, aka, Doyle E. Cook Jr., 158 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, seeking $2,594.75.

Atlantic Credit & Finance Inc., c/o 2727 Franklin Rd., Roanoke, Va., filed against Darrell T. Gilbert, 191 Yard St., Nesquehoning, seeking $6,481.52.

Asset Acceptance, 28405 Van Dyke Ave., Warren, Mich., filed against Jennifer Williams, 242 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,036.44.

Discover Bank, 12 Reads Way, New Castle, Del., filed against Zoe Smith, 5310 Lambertson Drive, Albrightsville, seeking $11,019.65.

CACH, 4340 S. Monaco St., Denver, Colo., filed against Dennis D'Urso, 30 Highpoint Drive, Albrightsville, seeking $5,815.

Bill owed

Yellow Book Sales & Distribution Company Inc., c/o 107 N. Commerce Way, Bethlehem, filed a civil action against Kevin Andrew, aka, Kevin Dietz, 498 Fairyland Rd., Lehighton, alleging the defendant owes a bill for services provided. Sought is $9,079.

Default on note

PNC Bank National Association, 201 Penn Ave., Scranton, filed an action against Kailash and Mohini Makhija, 100 Knoll Drive, Lehighton, alleging they defaulted on a loan note. Sought is $3,459,033.26 and continuing interest.

Auto crash suit

Loretta K. and Michael W. Kuzo, 363 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, filed a civil action against Emily M. and John Trycinski, 631 Jacobsburg Rd., Nazareth, over a automobile accident that occurred on Feb. 9, 2009, in the area of 201 North St., Jim Thorpe.

The suit alleges that a vehicle operated by Emily Trycinski rear-ended a vehicle driven by Loretta Kuzo causing injuries to her detailed in the suit.

Sought are damages in excess of $50,000 on each of three counts.