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What can the bank do if you have the title to your car in your possession and the bank is not listed as a lienholder on the title?

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2004-06-02 11:11:35
2004-06-02 11:11:35

M., please do not think that the bank is crazy. Why did you pay payments to THAT bank on a loan that that car is collateral for? That's called a perfected lein. That is how you will owe the BALANCE DUE plus repo fees,plus attorney fees, plus auction fees, ect. Sooo, take the car on down to the bank, get this mess over with. You are adding money you owe by playing around with the title deal. You didnt invent this game and your not the first to play. The odds are much worse than a casino that you might win. Good Luck

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