Atlanta Woman Says She Was Illegally Evicted… And A Squatter Moved In

Can you believe coming house from a longer paintings shuttle handiest to seek out that almost all of your assets are lacking and a stranger has arrange store?!

For Atlanta-based makeup artist Nia Bynum this used to be her truth. Bynum alleges she instructed her condo’s control that she wouldn’t be renewing her hire and could be shifting out on the finish of its time period.

Despite this figuring out, an eviction realize used to be it sounds as if issued whilst she used to be away.

Bynum desires solutions and to trace down her assets, however control claims no involvement or wisdom of the removing.

The identification of the stranger grew to become out to be allegedly some of the complicated’s repairs males. What is actually happening? The Shade Room investigates…

Bynum used to be a tenant at The Bentley at Marietta for approximately 3 months ahead of the incident took place, and from the get-go there have been problems with the condo.

She instructed TSR Investigate’s Justin Carter that there have been cockroaches, a lot of damaged cupboards, and a pile of trash within the again space proper outdoor of her unit.

On May 15, she left Marietta to take a task in North Carolina, however ahead of she left she knowledgeable control that she may just no longer take it anymore. She had to wreck her hire and get out of there.

The two it sounds as if got here to an settlement that she would go away on the finish of June, then again control looked as if it would have other concepts in thoughts, and altered the locks smartly ahead of the agreed upon leave-date.

“I put my key in the door and the key doesn’t work. The original key” she instructed TSR Investigates Justin Carter. “I go (to management) and say ‘hey, this key is not working,’ and the lady there says ‘hmm, let me call the vendor.’”

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The dealer in the end arrived and opened the door, the place Bynum found out the unit were utterly emptied of her assets.

She posted video of the incident to Twitter, which garnered over 100,000 perspectives.

“That’s when I went into the closet and found a Cracker Barrel bag. I’ve never been to Cracker Barrel,” she stated. “Then there’s a cup from Burger King, and I don’t eat from Burger King. I go into the bathroom, and there’s a cigarette in the toilet. There’s used towels everywhere, as if someone was washing up in my bathroom.”

Bynum believes the offender used to be the condo’s repairs guy, as she stated she discovered his uniform within the condo. She additionally discovered a bag of prescription capsules within the unit, and took footage appearing all the proof.

The particular person removed her mattress, however used to be oddly nonetheless the use of her blankets and comforter.

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“All my stuff is gone, and (management) kept acting confused as to how my stuff went missing.”

And regardless of the June 30 date she had agreed upon with control for her leave-date, an eviction realize used to be posted to her door claiming again hire owed of $1398, which were filed May 24, in line with court docket paperwork.

The realize stated she needed to reply through June 9, however Bynum claims that control knew she could be operating out-of-town.

Bynum admitted not to paying her ultimate month of hire, and stated that control used to be conscious she used to be no longer paying it because of the state of disarray it were in, even ahead of the stranger moved in.

She stated control by no means referred to as or despatched any roughly written communications prior caution her of an eviction.

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TSR Investigate’s Justin Carter took a take a look at the eviction filings, and located that it had no longer been signed through a deputy, marshal, sheriff or county clerk

The provider date at the realize additionally displays June second, handiest two days after May’s hire would had been due.

“Even the police officers said my stuff shouldn’t have been gone,” she lamented.

In Georgia state regulation, handiest after a Writ of Possession can somebody’s assets be got rid of from the condo, the place it’s typically positioned at the curb.

That is provided that that particular person doesn’t go away after an eviction judgment has been made within the landlord or control’s want, one thing that had no longer but took place in Bynum’s case.

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“I don’t know where my stuff is, I don’t know if it’s in the trash, or if somebody sold it. I don’t know.”

A consultant for the condo’s control corporate instructed TSR Investigates that they aren’t legally authorized to proportion personal knowledge referring to former or present citizens.

Bynum added that Marietta Police instructed her that control had by no means given the upkeep guy permission to stick there. Authorities are nonetheless on the lookout for him in addition to her assets as of Wednesday.

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