Skip to comments.Rezko attorney 'owns' Obama mansion
Posted on 12/26/2008 4:39:40 AM PST by Man50D
An attorney for convicted fundraiser Tony Rezko is listed as the owner and taxpayer for Barack Obama's Chicago mansion, according to records obtained by WND.
William Miceli is a lawyer at the Chicago law firm Miner, Barnhill & Galland, which also formerly employed Obama.
The controversy began when a website called News and Commentary for Thinking People published a 48-page document that lists Miceli as the owner of the Obama home at 5046 S. Greenwood.
Miner, Barnhill & Galland was Obama's employer when he did extensive legal work for Rezko, who awaits sentencing after he was convicted in June of fraud, money laundering and bribery-related counts.
Miceli, as a senior attorney at the firm, supervised Obama when the future president wrote letters on behalf of Rezko urging public authorities to award him new public properties to rehabilitate, notes the "Barack Book" website maintained by GOP.com.
WND asked for comment from Obama's transition team and the Democratic National Committee but did not receive a response.
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and the plot super thickens!
This will leave a another mark! It is unravelling and I’m afraid it is too late.
Depends on the structure of the trust.
The “Chicago Way” - some shyster owns your house for you.
WTF is the matter with these people?
Name: OBAMA BARACK Dates: 01/01/1985 To 12/16/2008
Role: Grantor Document Type: Any
Document No. Document Type Date Recorded PIN Grantor Grantee
0513253037 WARRANTY DEED 05/12/2005 20-12-114-052-1058 OBAMA MICHELLE ELLING KURT A
0513253040 RECORD OF PAYMENT 05/12/2005 20-12-114-052-1058 OBAMA MICHELLE PUBLIC
0418032037 MORTGAGE 06/28/2004 20-12-114-052-1058 OBAMA MICHELLE GB HOME EQUITY LLC
0021090670 MORTGAGE 10/04/2002 20-12-114-052-1058 OBAMA MICHELLE HYDE PK MTG CO
99502228 MORTGAGE 05/25/1999 20-12-114-052-1058 OBAMA MICHELLE FIRST NATL BK CHGO
99389023 MORTGAGE 04/22/1999 20-12-114-052-1058 OBAMA MICHELLE FIRST CHGO NBD MTG CO
93608057 MORTGAGE 08/04/1993 20-12-114-052-1058 OBAMA MICHELLE ASM FIN SERV INC
It appears as the house is in Michelle’s name.
My attorney definently DOES NOT show up as “owner” of my house! You have got to be joking.
Something as straight-forward as home ownership now mired in layers of “ingterpretation”?
This stinks to high heaven.
How does this jibe with WND article posted last night at 11:30 PM?
There could well be a perfectly rational explaination for this that has nothing to do with corruption. People do all sorts of strange things with the law.
I have no idea. That’s just what the Cook County Register of Deeds shows.
Off topic, but interesting
Depends on the structure of the trust.
True and your posts proves once again that the nuts at WNutDaily don't know jack!!!!
Sounds like a Trust. That is not uncommon with high-profile people.
And the walls are tumbling down!!!
It’s so far past “too late”, that it’s not even worth pinning a hope on. Short of Obama actually committing a murder in public, on film, they’re not going to get him on anything. Yet you or I would have been in prison, awaiting trial, months ago. I’ve given-up what little hope I once had, of legally-ridding America of him, long ago.
Trust? What trust? Till now this was, I thought, I regular mortgage, and the reason he needed the reduced price on the house because he wouldn't be able to afford to mortgage it. Now they are saying the house was purchased with a "trust"?? This is one big nest of smelly rats.
Which is why I don't get sucked into WND posts anymore. They are unreliable and make conservatives out to be fools jousting at windmills.
Even though it might be a trust and, therefore, ok, it still seems odd to be using Rezko’s attorney. You would think Obama would go out of his way to distance himself from him.
Too bad WND is the only news agency willing to actually do some investigative reporting.
Nothing to see here, move along.
The messiah is clean as a baboons ass.
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