Carrying a number of bags with rubbish left at a foreclosed Bank of America estate in Malden, dozens of anti-foreclosure demonstrators showed up at bank president Robert Gallery’s house Wednesday to put the garbage and unload anger.
“We’re here today because of the loan-servicing abuse that’s going on in America,” Antonio Ennis, of Dorchester, announced through a bullhorn in front of Gallery’s 95 Beacon St. home before listing demands the bank must meet to avoid a large protest scheduled at their downtown headquarters Sept. 30. Demands include that the bank:
The garbage placed in front of Robert Gallery’s house came from a house that has left vacant for a year at 56 Clinton St., Malden. Bank of America dispossessed a young family from the property last year and, neighbors say, let the house fall into disorder. The city fined the bank $500 for keeping the property vacant.
A dozen or so volunteers gathered 10 bags full of garbage from the property Monday and transported them to Bank of America’s Malden branch office. The bank manager refused to allow it, so the anti-foreclosure demonstrators decided to move it to Gallery’s Beacon Hill home.
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