Credit defaults

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

North Star Capital Acquisition, c/o 804 West Ave., Jenkintown, filed two actions as follows: Eleanor J. Rutman, 184 S. First St., Apt. 1, Lehighton, seeking $1,313.63; and Joseph F. Curran II, 27 N. Fifth St., Lehighton, seeking $1,339.21.

FIA Card Services, 655 Papermill Rd., Newark, Del., filed against John D. Dugan, 315 Center St., Apt. 2, Jim Thorpe, seeking $2,062.38.

Asset Acceptance, 28405 Van Dyke, Warren, Mich., filed against Nicole Borger, 7 Locust Lane, Albrightsville, seeking $1,516.58.

Dickinson Financial, c/o 1835 Market St., Philadelphia, filed against Folasade B. Adejare, Box 3097, Albrightsville, seeking $14,194.61.

Citibank (South Dakota), 701 E. 60th St. N, Sioux Falls, S.D., filed three actions as follows: Matthew Parambo, 312 E. Patterson St., Lansford, seeking $4,984.94; Bradley Grissinger, One Matz Pass, Lake Harmony, seeking $2,863.64; and Andrea Capria, 9 W. Chickadee Lane, Albrightsville, seeking $3,903.45.

Midland Funding, 1060 Andrew Drive, West Chester, filed against Ronald White, 23 E. Garibaldi Ave., Nesquehoning, seeking $1,586.62.

Divorces started

Sherri Ann Mertz, 1037 Park Drive, Tamaqua R.D., filed against Edwin David Mertz, 141 Mauch Chunk St., Lehighton. They were married June 24, 2000.

Carol A. Binder, 2180 Avenue A, Palmerton, filed against John W. Binder Jr., 3 Rollingview Drive, Palmerton. They were married Oct. 6, 2001.

Andrea M. Bowen, 12 W. Bertsch St., Lansford, filed against Jeffrey C. Bowen, 607 N. 13th St., Allentown. They were married Sept. 25, 1999.

Warren C. Kromer, 249 N. Third St., Lehighton, filed against Janice C. Kromer, 154 Birch Drive, Lehighton. They were married May 22, 1971.

Education loan

Educap Inc., 21680 Ridgetop Circle, Sterling, Va., filed an action against Shatan D. Green, 1075 Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, and Simone A. Bunbury, 44 S. Main St., Apt. 4F, Lobi, N.J., alleging they defaulted on a education loan. Sought is $34,749.38 plus interest, costs and fees.

Mortgage foreclosures

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

Deutsche Bank National Trust, c/o 1001 Worthington Rd., West Palm Beach, Fla., filed against Mark T. Arthofer, 427 Forge St., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $206,771.64 and continuing interest.

Financial Freedom Acquisition, 7700 W. Parmar Lane, Austin, Tex., filed against Muriel E. Nordmark, 1303 N. Fifth St., Stroudsburg, over property at 160 57 Drive, Palmerton. Sought is $149,629.23 and continuing interest.

First Niagara Bank, 6950 S. Transil Rd., Lockport, N.Y., filed against Alfonso J. and Pamela Sebia, 305 Mill Rd., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $258,273.15 and continuing interest.

First Niagara Bank filed against Erick Marchorro, 1676 Old Stage Rd., Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $96,315.09 and continuing interest.

HSBC Bank USA, c/o 888 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, Calif., filed against Raymond M. Kibler, 564 Stone Mountain Rd., Lehighton, property at that address. Sought is $148,009.70 and continuing interest.

M&T Bank, 1100 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville, N.Y., filed against Howard and Marie Horowitz, 65 Church Rd., Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $144,673.87 and continuing interest.

Cenlar FSB, 423 Phillips Blvd., Trenton, N.J., filed against Steven M. and Raeanne C. Cormier, 113 S. Chestnut St., Summit Hill, over property at that address. Sought is $32,860.72 and continuing interest.