R. Kelly Mansion Bought by Bank in Foreclosure Auction

R. Kelly mansion

Singer R. Kelly will have to take everything out of the closet because his suburban Chicago mansion was bought back by the bank at a foreclosure auction, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. JPMorgan Chase, which held Kelly's mortgage, bought the 11,140-square-foot home for a measly $950,000 -- a far cry from the $5 million that the home was once considered worth, according to NBC Chicago. Once JPMorgan's purchase becomes official, the bank can have authorities evict Kelly from the home.

R KellyBack in 2011, the bank slapped Kelly with a $2.9 million foreclosure lawsuit claiming the crooner hadn't paid his monthly mortgage payments in more than a year. Kelly reportedly left the home in the village of Olympia Fields and stopped making payments to get the bank to work with him on a loan modification. Kelly originally took out a loan for $3.5 million to buy the home in 1999, according to JPMorgan's lawsuit. The value of the home dropped fast after the housing crash hit: It sank from $5.2 million to $3.8 million within a year. Kelly unsuccessfully tried to sell the home in a short sale in 2011 for $1.595 million, NBC Chicago reported.

This isn't the first time that Kelly has found himself in a financial bind. The Sun-Times reported last year that Kelly owed nearly $5 million in unpaid taxes to the IRS. Kelly's suburban Chicago estate -- not to be confused with another Chicago-area home that he once owned, where he was accused of creating a controversial home video -- sits on 3.7 acres and features seven bedrooms, six bathrooms and a four-car garage.

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Attorney Sulton insist that I owe her when in fact due to her withdrawal I lost my home and my job because she felt her heroin habit was more important than her winning a case in the courts because the money was more important is anybody out there listening or reading these comments that are being made by me and millions of other people that have been taking advantage of by the Banks, Brokers, Judges, and Attorneys. I keep asking Atty. Sulton to stop calling my home and threatening to have me killed as well as trying to bullying me into committing acts that are of a bazaar nature and unheard of acts in order to please is sickening. I am very distraught over this matter and want to know if anybody else is experiencing this type of harassment. According to Vernon Harris (Public Realty) these are the things people are going through in the state of New York and has a case against M & T Bank Corporation. This is too much for me to deal with as a single woman living alone.

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Attorney Sulton keeps threatening to kill me and she will make sure that no other family members understand what has happened to me. According to Atty Sulton she has hired Kenney McVay, Malcolm Troy Thompson aka Tariq Abul Hamid as her hit men along with Steven Toliver, Anthony Davis and Clive Davis. According to Lillian Fair her niece who works as a detective in the Denver Police Department will make sure that nothing is done as far as I am concerned and that she is holding a check that was given to her as pay by Marcus D. Richardson to assist them while keeping me confused about what was really happening. On several occasions Lillian Fair called to ask me if this was about sex and of course there is nothing I can do with these boys but have sex with them so they would leave me alone. Again, I have been asked to take my clothes off, lie down, look up and d play with myself while they watch. Does anybody know what a Gio Stationary Satellite Dish is and how it is used on an individual and can anybody build a machine or satellite dish such as this?

February 23 2015 at 4:27 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I am Karenee Williams who has been consistently harassed by Attorney Anne Sulton (Sulton Law Firm) Vernon Harris (Public Realty) for the last 7 years and it still continues. Vernon Harris (Public Realty) said Bonnie Schilling (M&T Bank Corporation) has assisted him and Atty Sulton in setting up the Gio Stationary Satellite Dish for them to use in their harassment of me. Vernon Harris (Public Realty) also stated that Bonnie Schilling is the connect between him and M & T Bank Corporation, I told Vernon Harris (Public Realty) that I was angry and tired of the harassment and of him and Attorney Sulton asking me to take my clothes off and lie down and look up while I play with myself while they watch. In addition to that when I go to the bathroom Atty Sulton will ask me to take my clothes all the way to the floor and sit on the commode a particular way so that she can look between my leg to see what I have and how I look down there. To make matters worse Atty Anne Sulton and Vernon Harris (Public Realty) has harassed other members of my family and have threatened to kill a nephew and my brother, also I was asked by Vernon Harris (Public Realty) to kill his wife. Atty Sulton called me and stated that in May of 2009 she chose to let me lose my home based on the 650k that Vernon Harris (Public Realty) offered her to walk away from my case. Charles Ray Thompson, Frank Smith and James Roy Bragg are always asking me how would I like to be raped. Does anybody know what a Gio Stationary Satellite Dish is and how it is used on an individual basis. I guess this is what Atty Sulton paid James Roy Bragg, James Earl Bragg and Larry Bragg to build and according to Atty Sulton this is what they are using to watch me and follow me with. Any where I go they are there screaming and hollering while insulting and bullying me. In February 2013 Atty Sulton would call me and say that she spent 6 million dollars to purchase me and that she would take all my personal belongings including jewelry, art work, furniture, clothes, shoes and monies and go through all of it, then decide what she wanted and what she did not want and give it too Rhadora Nevels, the rest she would trash. I am not happy and have been to the Denver Police Department in which a Captain of Police and a Detective both have relationships with Atty Sulton and Lillian Fair. Atty Sulton insist that she paid one of the judges of the courts to take one of my nieces SUV's. According to Atty Sulton she set up a stake out side another nieces home in order to go in and steal additional paperwork that was left by me that would prove Predatory Lending took place. Atty Sulton swears up and down that she is in love with me and based on my investigation she is trying to hide what her, Judge Walker D. Miller, his magistrate, Vernon Harris (Public Realty) and M & T Bank Corporation did as far as my family home is concerned.

February 23 2015 at 4:14 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I have been doing my own investigation and found out that where Attorney Anne Sulton, Marcus D. Richardson, Vernon Harris (Public Realty) Gaylene Harris, Lillian Fair, Charlene Nevels, Rhadora Nevels, Patricia Johnson, Sherlyn Johnson, Charles Ray Thompson, Frank Smith, George McClain, and Florence Morgan are housed at the same place together when they make these harassing telephone call while threatening to kill me if I do not agree to join them. They are housed at Bertha Lee Johnson's home who is now deceased and Charles Ray Thompson is the new owner of the house. Atty. Sulton said they needed some place to put up the Gio Stationary Satellite Dish while they harassed, threatened and bullied me for the last five and a half years. While sharing and selling drugs on a regular base. I am looking for help is there anybody listening or reading these posts?

February 21 2015 at 3:46 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

According to Marcus D. Richardson Atty Sulton paid James Roy Bragg, James Earl Bragg and Larry Bragg to build a Gio Stationary Satellite Dish. Does anybody know what a Gio Stationary Satellite Dish is and how it is used for someones personal use. I have looked it up but I am not sure I understand how it is used personally. Atty Anne Sulton stated that my US Postal Service mail has been taken from me since June of 2005 and continues to be taken from me and read to me over the telephone by her and Vernon Harris (Public Realty). I have received several letters from a friend and nephew but have never received them and that is because Atty Sulton and Vernon Harris has them and think they are smart by sharing bit and pieces of information written by both. Again I have been to the Colorado Bureau of Investigations, Denver Police Department and to the Attorney Regulatory Board on behalf of Attorney Anne Sulton and Vernon Harris (Public Realty) regarding the issues at hand but to no avail has anything or anybody responding with a solution. I have also gone to the Colorado Real Estate Commission and was told the information regarding a Foreclosure Release was exclusive information and I could not receive a copy of paperwork that was supposedly signed by me. If there is any type of Foreclosure Release it was never signed by me. Coincidentally, I am still being asked to sign my name a particular way in order to please Atty. Sulton (Sulton Law Firm) and Vernon Harris (Public Realty). According to Atty. Anne Sulton her and President Barack Obama are best friends and she has been lying to him about me and he has agreed to allow her to bring me to him so that he can lock me up for the rest of my life and nobody would know or ever look for me. On occasions I have heard his voice in the back ground while Atty Sulton threatens to have me killed, I can not make out what he is saying but it is his voice. Attorney Sulton called me on the telephone and told me she has gone to several banks and other type of businesses as that they do not make any kind of loans to me no matter what my credit rating is because she does not feel I deserve anything without her or her permission. In addition, Atty Sulton claims that jewelry taken from me by James Roy Bragg and Vernon Harris (Public Realty) will be given to Rhadora Nevels and what ever she does not want will be trashed or given to another one of her lovers for their use. Attorney Sulton swears up and down she paid 6 million dollars for me and she intends to have me. I do not know who she paid because both of my parents are deceased.

February 21 2015 at 3:40 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I am Karenee Williams signing in to share some more information that was just given to me by Marcus D. Richardson and according to Marcus whom I have known for over 33 plus years and a friend I thought told me that he has various documents that can prove Predatory Lending took place plus the original affidavit I signed to the Federal Courts plus the forged copy signed by Vernon Harris (Public Realty). I had the affidavit that was forged in which I am sure was given to me by accident and after I found it I emailed Congresswoman Dianna DeGette and after I emailed her I went to the grocery store and upon my return that whole document was gone. Later that night I heard Vernon Harris (Public Realty) telling Daisy Marie Merrill that he got the affidavit and there was nothing for them to worry about. Marcus also stated that his father Mr. Richardson to me has both hard copies and original copies of all my paperwork which includes college transcripts, receipts for a payment made to M & T Bank Corporation the first time they tried to foreclose on my property. That receipt can prove that in November of 2007 I paid M & T Bank 7900 plus dollars in order to keep my home. On Mary 28, 2012 I found a check in my underwear drawer that was dated November 7, 2007 in the amount of 1846.00 in which was never purchased and the strange thing is the bank the check was drawn on was closed and had been since 2010. The name of that bank was Washington Mutual Bank. According to Marcus and based on his drug use he is scared to go home and ask his father Mr. Richardson for those documents. Vernon Harris (Public Realty) stated that he and Atty Anne Sulton (Sulton Law Firm) have been practicing my signature for the last seven years and can not perfect it. I an continuously asked by Atty. Sulton to sign my signature a particular way or what they are trying to do will not work. In addition to that Marcus stated that he was with them when they filled out the papers for the Foreclosure release paperwork that was given to the Colorado Real Estate Commission. I went to the Colorado Real Estate Commission to pick up a copy of the foreclosure release and was told it was exclusive information and they would not give me a copy. I was also told by Marcus D. Richardson that Atty Anne Sulton spends her day filing false hospital reports so that I will never get out of debt. The only debt i own is Student Loans, a Loan to Zales and one to Kay Jewelers. I have never been to a hospital for any length of time this is hideous. According to Marcus Atty Anne Sulton is upset because I refuse to enter into a homosexual relationship with her for the rest of my life. Atty Anne Suton stated that her mother would lock her in a closet and have all kind of sex with her on a regular base from the time she was five years old until she left home. Atty Sulton said her mother would put spoons, fists, toys and other various object inside her rectum and vaginal area in order please her. cont.

February 21 2015 at 2:44 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I am Karenee Williams who just remembered a few more names of the people harassing me with Attorney Anne Sulton (Sulton Law Firm) and Vernon Harris (Public Realty) they are as follows; James Earl Bragg, Larry Bragg, Orlando Anderson, and Winnie Marie Buggs. Attorney Sulton (Sulton Law Firm) continued to rant about how much she loved me. I asked what was really her problem and Atty. Sulton went into a rant about how her mother was the person who made her just like she is. Atty. Sulton (Sulton Law Firm) went on to state "my mother passed as white and after she was born he began to question her ethnicity and he was angry because her mother never let him know that she is or was a black woman. Atty. Sulton (Sulton Law Firm) said her mother resented her and started coming to her room at night and started fondling her one thing led to another and they were having homosexual relationships first it started out with her just touching her private parts and then she started having ******** with her regularly. After that started and Atty Sulton started to respond her mother broke her hymen with a spoon, it got so exciting that she started putting her fist and various items inside her female organs and rectal area. Atty. Sulton said being with her mother was better than being with any man and that her mother had a penis as large as any man. Attorney Sulton claims her mother is the reason why she is like she is and how her and her husband continued to have homosexual relationships through out their entire marriage. To bad but so sad her husband left her for a man. Atty. Sulton feels like if he can have a loving relationship with a man than she should be able to have the same with a woman and that is why she chose me. It is sickening to hear a woman of her supposedly stature to have such a morbid way of thinking, me myself personally I have never had a desire or interest in another woman. I like men and only men so I do not know where this is coming from. Attorney Sulton has called me numerous times to say she just bought an ounce of heroine so that her and all her friends present and previously named folks can get high and the rest is sold by Charles Ray Thompson, sometimes I am called on the telephone and all I hear is mumbling from the caller, then someone else will pick up the telephone and say Atty Anne Sulton is so high she can not talk. Then they get into the gory details of how she has no clothes on and that she is paying other women to let her commit and act of fatalio on and then I am asked how come you do not want to be with Atty Anne Sulton. The conversation goes on with them telling me that she just spent 60k for an ounce of heroine and she will take real good care of you. That continues with she spends 60k every two months to supply drugs to her friends and the rest is sold so that she can get high for free. Through my investigations they are housed in a home previously owned by Bertha Lee Johnson who continued

February 19 2015 at 3:15 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Telephone calls every single day as many as 30 to 40 calls a day, my phone has been stolen. I went to the Colorado Federal Bureau of Investigations and told that something would have to happen to me before they could consider getting involved. I have contacted the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel and have not received a response as of yet I am still waiting. Can anybody tell me what a Gio Stationary Satellite Dish is? I have been asked to be in relationships with people that I do not like or would ever consider a friend and this is ruining my life. I can not believe that nobody out there is listening. Attorney Sulton (Sulton Law Firm) has been explicit in telling me the details of her having same sex relationships with other women and going so far as to having those women call me on the telephone. I would love to get into more detail but I am afraid of being kicked off this website. I know there are several web sites who are listening to complaints such as mine ie forgery, signing release papers releasing individuals of the foreclosures in which I have never signed and I went to court in the Aorore Federal Courts in the State of Colorado and to no avail has there been any such luck. I have been asked to sign documents a particular way, asked to give my tax information up and last but not least this woman and her people have access to my place of resident as well as all my banking and savings information. What can be done with this or about this it is getting very tiresome.

February 18 2015 at 5:50 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

I am writing because for the last 5.5 years I have been harassed by Attorney Anne Sulton (Sulton Law Firm), Vernon Harris (Public Realty), James Roy Bragg (Denver, CO), and Daisy Marie Merrill (Denver, CO). I have been getting threatening telephone calls asking me to lie down and play with myself while they watch. Also, I have been told by Attorney Sulton if I told anybody that she would have me killed. I have been told things such as nobody likes me or cares about me and that I am no good. All in behind them foreclosing on my home in 2009. I have been verbally abused and called all kinds of names and told that I was not good enough to have a home. I hired Atty. Sulton to defend me on some issues on my job as well as the Predatory Lending issues that took place involving my home. According to Atty Sulton (Sulton Law Firm) I am not good enough to own another home and that her and Vernon Harris (Public Realty) and the previously mentioned people were all hired by Judge Walker D. Miller to make sure that I did not benefit from the packages that were sent to all homeowners that were victims of the Predatory Lending Scheme. I have been asked to perform various sexual acts and was told that they have a Gio Stationary Satellite Dish. I have also been questioned about my sexual orientation, and asked by Attorney Anne Sulton if she could commit an act of fatalio on me. According to Attorney Sulton (Sulton Law Firm) her and her husband whom I have never met have been having homosexual relationships through out their entire marriage. In addition, Attorney Sulton insist that her husband left her for a man and told her he did not want to ever see her again. To make matters worse she described in detail what it was like have same sex relationships over the telephone. Only to call on several occasions asking me to join her. I was asked to not only let her commit an act of fatalio on me, me to have sex with several other men and women while she watched. Attorney Sulton (Sulton Law Firm) insists that I will never own another home or anything else unless I am willing to enter into a long term relationship with her. Vernon Harris (Public Realty) keeps asking me to let him bock me. I do not know what that means and all day long I get one call after the other asking me to take my clothes and lie down and play with myself while they watch. Vernon Harris (Public Realty) keeps telling me that his mother Gaylene Harris is watching too and he wants her to know what he does in his spare time. According to Vernon Harris his mother Gaylene Harris has been an active member of this cult since it started. I call it a cult because of some of the things that have been and are being done such as my life being threatened on a daily basis I need help from somebody out there who is listening. I have been to the Denver Police Department, and told that it was a personal matter and we need to sit down and talk about it. For what and I am receiving threatening cal

February 18 2015 at 5:39 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply