Mortgage foreclosures

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

U.S. Bank National Association, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Susan A. Wasser, aka, Swan A. Wasser, and Kelly Koehler, 723 Spring St., Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $101,690.39 and continuing interest.

U.S. Bank filed against Todd A. Andrew, 670 Mauch Chunk Rd., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $83,079.67 and continuing interest.

U.S. Bank filed against Linda E. Branch, 317 E. Abbott St., Lansford, over property at that address. Sought is $26,760.72 and continuing interest.

Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., 4650 Regent Blvd., Irving, Tex., filed against Pamela A. and David M. Pinchbeck, 56 Red Fox Court, aka, 56 Blue Heron, Lake Harmony, over property at that address. Sought is $178,302.96 and continuing interest.

Deutsche Bank filed against Donna Chillari, 237 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $115,332.01 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 3476 Stateview Blvd., Fort Mill, S.C., filed against Jeannie Bozeman, 46 Mindy Lane, aka, 256 Mindy Lane, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $307,041.61 and continuing interest.

Wells Fargo Bank filed against Richard C. Singh and Trisha Singh, aka, Tricia Singh, 26 Cold Spring Drive, Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $153,102.01 and continuing interest.

Suntrust Mortgage Inc., 1001 Semmels Ave., Richmond, Va., filed against Salvatore L. and Christine Baldassano, 80 W. Seventh St., Jim Thorpe, over property at 22 Shadblue Lane, Jim Thorpe. Sought is $260,024.94 and continuing interest.

Suntrust Mortgage filed against Sherry Johnson, 65 Buckhill Rd., Albrightsville, over property at 1134 Buckhill Rd., Albrightsville. Sought is $210,039.19 and continuing interest.

Chase Home Finance, 3415 Vision Drive, Columbus, Ohio, filed against David J. and Jennifer McQuillen, aka, Jennifer E. Smith, 466 Princeton Ave., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $125,001.67 and continuing interest.

Metlife Home Loans, 4000 Horizon Way, Irving, Tex., filed against Todd D. Jones, 3770 Fireline Rd., Palmerton, over property at that address. Sought is $64,236.19 and continuing interest.

Bank of America, 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed against Jenifer Jones, 4 W. Bertsch St., Lansford, over property at that address. Sought is $50,126.78 and continuing interest.

Credit defaults

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

Citibank (South Dakota), 701 E. 60th St. N, Sioux Falls, S.D., filed three actions as follows: Darin P. Mccaa, 111 Circle Drive, Lehighton, seeking $5,428.28; Troy S. Behler, 2353 E. Lizard Creek Rd., Lehighton, seeking $3,936.70; and Mary Jo J. Sodl, 6 Short Lane, Albrightsville, seeking $3,213.79.

Discover Bank, 6500 New Albany Rd., New Albany, Ohio, filed against Gerri Kramer, 246 W. High St., Nesquehoning, seeking $3,840.12.

Dell Financial Services, c/o 5 Great Valley Parkway, Malvern, filed two actions as follows: Michael R. Hein, Box 129, Bowmanstown, seeking $2,302.44; and Ruth A. Layback, 323 Bass Pike, Lehighton, seeking $4,901.63.

Arrow Financial Services, c/o 5 Great Valley Parkway, Malvern, filed three actions as follows: Franklin Hoffman, 3 E. Railroad St., Nesquehoning, seeking $3,313.24; Robert Roudi, 103 Mansi Drive, Albrightsville, seeking $1,352.11; and Laura A. Alfano, 609 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, seeking $1,773.40.

Contract default

Ford Motor Credit Co., Box 6508, Mesa, Ariz., filed an action against Joseph Alfano, 609 Columbia Ave., Palmerton, alleging he defaulted on a motor vehicle installment sales contract. Sought is $10,848.01 plus interest, costs and fees.

Employment dispute

Herbert L. Kunkle, 93 Broad St., Ashland, Schuylkill County, filed suit against Mahoning Valley Orthopedics Inc., 146 N. Sixth St., Lehighton, and Daniel E. Muser, a medical doctor, and Robert B. Grob, osteopathic doctor and vice president of the corporation.

The suit states the plaintiff was hired by the defendants at a base salary of $200,000 in December 2009 and began work on Jan. 1, 2010. A short time later the plaintiff was notified he was being terminated and was told the corporation was suffering cash flow problems. The suit claims the defendants have not paid the entirety of the plaintiffs' salary due prior to terminating his contract including some portions of which date back to December 2009.

Alleged is a violation of state wage payment and collection law, breach of contract and other allegations. Sought is amounts of $32,000 for unpaid wages; $185,000 for wages per contract; $50,000 for defamation and slander of professional reputation; and $5,000 for conversion of personal goods.