Wells Fargo Won't Talk To Me Because I'm Not My Dead Mother

A woman in California says she she just wants to take over the mortgage for the family house she inherited when her mom passed away, but instead she’s facing eviction because the folks at Wells Fargo will only speak to her dead mother.

In her Change.org petition, the daughter says Wells Fargo moved to foreclose on the house shortly after her mother passed away.

“Wells Fargo claims to have spoken to my mother while she was on her deathbed,” she writes. “But I know she was too weak to talk because I was there, caring for her. They claimed they served her the Notice of Default but it was served three months after she had died. Now the bank refuses to acknowledge me as an executor of the estate and title holder of the house. They have refused to communicate with anyone other than my dead mother.”

The daughter says she is capable of paying the mortgage, but the bank won’t provide her with any information, even after eight months of showing them evidence to prove she is the executor of the estate and the new owner of the house.

“I even sent them a check for $5000 and they returned it to me with a letter saying that it was not enough.” she writes. “but they will not tell me how much IS enough… All they can tell me is that they have received my documents and they are ‘reviewing’ it.”

The daughter says she isn’t asking for any special consideration, just the information that she believes she’s entitled to:

All I want is for Wells Fargo Bank to stop the foreclosure, give me information on how much more owed on the house, give me information on what I can do to make up the payments my mother missed while she was dying of cancer and give me information on what I can do to make sure this is the best loan I can get.

We’ve sent a comment request to Wells Fargo and will update if they choose to reply.

In the meantime, here are links to the Change.org petition and the daughter’s Facebook page.