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The parties listed below whose last known address is listed below, the place of residence of each being unknown, will take notice that on the date of filing listed below, the undersigned Defendant Cross-Claimant filed its Cross-Claim in the Court of Common Pleas, of Portage County, Ohio, alleging that Defendant Cross-Claimant is the holder of certain tax certificates (listed below), purchased from the Portage County Treasurer in conformity with statutory authority, and is vested with the first lien previously held by the State of Ohio and its taxing districts for the amount of taxes, assessments, penalties, charges and interest charged against the subject parcel. Defendant Cross-Claimant further alleges that the certificate redemption price of each certificate is due and unpaid, and that it has filed a Notice of Intent to Foreclose with the Portage County Treasurer, which the Treasurer has certified indicating the certificate has not been redeemed. Defendant Cross-Claimant further alleges that there are also due and payable taxes, assessments, penalties and charges on the subject parcel that are not covered by the certificate, including all costs related directly or indirectly to the tax certificate (including attorneys fees of the holders attorney and fees and costs of the proceedings). Defendant Cross-Claimant further alleges that it is owed the sums shown below on each tax certificate, plus interest at a rate of 17.5% per annum on the first tax certificate, from the certificates purchase date to the date a notice of intent was filed, and 18% thereafter and on any other subsequently purchased tax certificate which are a first and prior lien against the real estate described below, superior to all other liens and encumbrances upon the subject parcel shown below.

Defendant Cross-Claimant prays that the defendants named above be required to answer and set up their interest in said premises or be forever barred from asserting the same; that all taxes, assessments, penalties and interest due and unpaid, together with the costs of the action, including reasonable attorney fees, on the tax certificates be found to be a good and valid first lien on said premises; that the equity of redemption of said premises be foreclosed, said premises sold as provided by law, and for such other relief as is just and equitable.

The defendants named below are required to answer on or before the 10th day of May, 2017.

By Andrew M. Tomko, attorney for Defendant Cross-Claimant, Tax Ease Ohio, LLC, The Sandhu Law Group, LLC, 1213 Prospect Avenue, Suite 300, Cleveland, OH, 44115, (216) 373-1001, attorneys for Defendant Cross-Claimant listed below.


Date of Filing: December 19, 2016

Published on: Unknown Heirs, Administrators, Executors and Assigns, if any of Raymond Ford whose last known address is: Unknown Base Lien: 2014-121 Certificate Purchase Price: $3,348.16 Additional Liens: 2015-012 Certificate Purchase Price: $2,044.98 2016-019 Certificate Purchase Price: $2,141.03 Permanent Parcel No.: 04-008-00-00-131-000 Also known as: 5219 Cline Rd., Kent, OH 44240

(A full copy of the legal description can be found in the Portage County Recorder's office)

Mar 29; Apr 5,12, 2017  17-00170