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Tell First National Bank to Pay Katie Barnett Restitution for Breaking Into Her House

Business  (tags: First National Bank of Wellston, Katie Barnett, bank, robbery, corporate, business, abuse, americans, corruption, ethics )

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An Ohio woman returned from vacation to find that all of her belongings had been stolen, taken right out of her house. She knows who did it, but the local police aren't helping her.

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Roseann d (178)
Friday July 26, 2013, 9:29 am
It's outrageous that First National Bank of Wellston will not voluntarily make this right, and it's doubly outrageous that the police have declared the case closed. WTF are we paying taxes for for coprorate *ss-kissing police department????

Roseann d (178)
Friday July 26, 2013, 9:30 am
I hope she sues the pants off this bank and gets a helluva lot more than $18,000 from that deadbeat bank.

jeanne schreurs (205)
Friday July 26, 2013, 9:33 am
When a civilian tid this he/she would behind bars

Roseann d (178)
Friday July 26, 2013, 9:39 am
Agreed Jeanne...when you can't even get justice from local law enforcement, we are all in trouble. This could have happened to any one of us. If it isn't made right, what's to stop banks from making this their latest strategy to rob citizens?

Angela Marshall (14)
Friday July 26, 2013, 9:45 am
Legal thievery. She should sue!!

Roseann d (178)
Friday July 26, 2013, 10:26 am
People are also commenting on the First National Bank of Wellston's Yelp page. Citizens coming together to fight corruption. Love it!

Carrie B (306)
Friday July 26, 2013, 11:01 am
Signed and noted.

JL A (281)
Friday July 26, 2013, 12:02 pm
If the police considered the accused too big for them to handle, they should have asked the state and/or federal law enforcement agencies for assistance

Roger G (154)
Friday July 26, 2013, 2:42 pm
noted, thanks

Carole K (195)
Friday July 26, 2013, 8:36 pm
Noted & signed. TY, Roseann! Soooo...., if an individual person had perpetrated such a theft, that person would be arrested, prosecuted, convicted & serve time IN JAIL!!! Corporations, including banks, ( if "they are people, my friend') should face the same consequences of their actions. There must be some recourse for this unfortunate dear lady! She has been violated by BOTH the bank & local law enforcement. I agree, Roseann, when this case ultimately hits the courts, she should receive damages to compensate for the pain & mental suffering she has had to endure bc of this "bank error".

zora b (85)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 4:18 am
"First National Bank got the wrong house, changing the locks and removing everything from Barnett's home rather than the house across the street." They picked the wrong house and they are responsible! They should reimburse her to say the least.

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 4:36 am
This sort of thing is happening more all the time. Something similar in our area, a man went home from work only to find that his expensive deck he had put on his house last year was gone...he called the police and while the police were there his neighbor came home and came over to see what was going on. Apparently the neighbor was supposed to have his deck removed and the contractor got the wrong house even though they had the right address the incompetents went to the wrong house.

Mike M (43)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 4:39 am

. (0)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 5:52 am
Signed and noted. Thanks for sharing, Roseann. That's terrible that banks can break into people's houses like that.

S S (0)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 9:55 am
Thank you.

Shan D (49)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 12:32 pm
This leaves me mindcroggled. It's blatant corruption, and it's obvious that the corruption extends to the police department, too. What kind of laws do you people have, anyway?

Dori C (17)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 1:20 pm

Aurea Aurea Walker (226)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 2:01 pm
Mistakes do happen and I know all too well that whether or not the bank wants to do right by this innocent woman, they will NOT! I SMELL COLLUSION AND CORRUPTION BETWEEN THE POO POO COPS AND THE BANK EXECUTIVES! SUE FOR MILLIONS and locals should not only protest the bank (it could have been anyone of them) try changing over to local credit union banks or small banks. There really is no difference between bank thieves and bank CEOs except the bank crook CEOs get very FAT BONUSES and do no jail time.

Gloria H (88)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 3:25 pm
Why would anyone keep their money in this bank? Any screw ups in their accounts would probably NOT be acknowledged and the customer would be out.
There is no reason the bank president should not at least say he/she is "looking into it".
Pull your money out of this bank! AND remember when election time comes around...who is responsible for the hiring of local police....!
I hope the local paper has the balls to report what is going on with efforts to make amends to this woman!

Pat B (356)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 3:35 pm
This is unbelievable.!!! I hope that Ms. Barnett gets compensated, and SOON.!!! Signed petition also. Thanks, Roseann.

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 3:54 pm

Birgit W (160)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 4:10 pm
Signed. I wish her good luck.

Vicky P (476)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 4:17 pm
noted, signed

Debra Tate (17)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 5:03 pm

Michael M (5)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 6:05 pm
Banker pigs and corrupt cops.

Joanne D (38)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 6:34 pm
And here is another story, same comment: People who get punsihed are really getting punished for being poor.

Joanne D (38)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 6:43 pm
P. S. What I would wish for anyone this happens to is to be insured for full replacement cost by a very, very good insurance company who will pay the claim and then take the bank to court.

Sheila D (194)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 9:27 pm
Totally agree with Joanne on this one.
Sgned, noted and commented. Thank you.

Edith B (146)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 9:47 pm
Signed, noted, and added the comment that she should be also paid for the grief and inconvenience she has suffered. The police dept in Wellston should also be investigated since they did nothing to help her.

Lois Jordan (63)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 1:25 pm
Gladly signed & noted. Many thanks for posting, Roseann.

Kathleen R (138)
Monday July 29, 2013, 6:37 am
signed & noted

Allaiyah Weyn (0)
Monday July 29, 2013, 11:57 pm
This has happened before & it will happen again, & the banks will pay dearly. One bank got foreclosed on after losing a lawsuit over a similar situation.

Aud nordby (737)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 11:18 pm
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