Bank of America: Don't Let a Veteran's Family Lose Their Home
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Bank Of America
Office of the CEO
Ms. Supriya Katyal
Bank of America
CEO Brian Moynihan

Bank of America: Don't Let a Veteran's Family Lose Their Home

    1. Toni Kukreja
    2. Petition by

      Toni Kukreja

      Lakewood, United States

March 2012


Last week, more than 100,000 people spoke up for Navy Corpsman David Kukreja and his wife Toni by telling Bank of America to help the two-tour Iraq veteran’s family modify their mortgage and keep their family’s home.

Yesterday, Bank of America listened! The bank called the Kukreja’s and worked with them to lower their mortgage payments to an amount that would allow them to keep the home Toni’s father built. A home meant to be in their family for generations.

How many homeless Veterans do you see on the streets? Does Bank of America really want to be responsible for another?

My husband (a two tour Iraq War Veteran) and I have been trying for 3 years to modify our mortgage with Bank of America (Merrill Lynch), only to be given the run around. Now, we may lose our home.  The home my father designed and built with his own two hands that should be in our family for generations to come.

Since 2008 my family has been dealing with the nightmare of trying to get a modification with Bank of America for our home in Lakewood, CA. We've been told the bank has lost our paperwork more than once, we've been sent denial letters, and we are now on the 3rd attempt to modify our loan.

Due to the unethical practices of Banks and Credit Card companies, and furloughs, my credit has been completely destroyed and I am now in a financial spiral, one that makes it impossible to qualify for a refinance.

Bank of America has ignored our modification requests. They have continually lost and then requested replacement paperwork, impounded tax and insurance payments.  We must have a modification before the loan adjusts from interest only to hold on to our home.

We want to make our mortgage payments - and we can - if Bank of America works with us.

Please sign this petition to help my family keep our home.

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 100,000 signatures
    2. B of A called!

      Toni Kukreja
      Petition Organizer

      David and I spent over an hour on the phone B of A and they want to resolve n the situation as soon as possible. We will see what they say on Monday when they update us. Thank you all for helping us put on the pressure.

    3. Same old games, different day.

      Toni Kukreja
      Petition Organizer

      Bank of America is continuing the games they play to delay the modification process. When contacted today we were given the same old line of BS and the same documents requested again.. Five plus months of income documentation isn't enough and they are stating they don't have what I just emailed to the CRM and the CEO's office. Now they want they want March's income documents that don't even exist yet??? Please pass my petition on and get B of A to help us and let's continue to put the pressure on until they quit playing games with homeowners!

    4. Reached 75,000 signatures
    5. Just one more attempt...

      Toni Kukreja
      Petition Organizer

      The underwriters have now come up with new paperwork that they need. For some reason they are just realizing this in February and they have had the modification packet since October 2011. This being our 3rd attempt, BofA has made it quite clear that they will do anything and everything to delay the process. It's got to be undocumented instruction to their employees, "At all cost keep them from achieving this modifcation. If we keep playing games long enough, they might just give up!" Well guess what Bank of America aka Merrill Lynch... I am not going anywhere and I will be the thorn in your side, you will have wished you dealt with a long, long time ago.

    6. Insurance finally paid thanks to supporters signing and calling B of A!

      Toni Kukreja
      Petition Organizer

      But now B of A is up to it's same old games of requesting documentation they already have or new documentation that is not a requirement. WE NEED YOUR HELP! Please send this petition to all your friends and family. Let's put the pressure on this too big to function bank and make them do the right thing!

    7. Reached 50 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Nancy Norris KINGSPORT, TN
      • over 2 years ago

      i lost my home and my husband was a Gulf War vet! He has heart disease and we could not get our loan company to help us,Now we rent paying more than our house payment,We feel robed after paying on our home for 12 years.

    • Austin Peters SPRING CREEK, PA
      • over 2 years ago

      Good for You! I wish you well and hope Bank of America works with you.

    • Lynda Chiavario CENTRALIA, IL
      • over 2 years ago

      I am signing this petition because it is enough of the huge corporations stomping on the little guy. How much money is enough?! If you boot them out they are going to end up on welfare and homeless....that will cost you more in taxes and depressed home values in vacant neighborhoods. You all should be ashamed of yourselves. Work with have the power to actually make a difference...USE IT FOR THE GOOD OF HUMANITY, NOT JUST YOURSELVES.

      "Be the change you want to see in the world." (Gandhi)

    • Mell Still THE DALLES, OR
      • over 2 years ago

      I am a 100% Disabled Veteran With a BoA mortgage .. I went to get a refi going with a V.A. Loan. BoA sent out an appraiser .. then didn't give me the loan as " BoA is Not making Any Monies off of you" so you didn't get the loan. ( I still had to pay for the appraisal ..??) .. then I tried for a modification loan. You have to be 3 months behind, Before you can file for a remodification loan .. so I went 3 months behind then I filed .. I qualify, but .. to go forward from here I need to be up-to date on my payments .. now, they are forclosing after puting my home on the auction block at my county courthouse .. where i was waiting for the auction to happen and it never did .. I found out that instead of having the auction on the steps of the courthouse where I was waiting to see whom bought my home, BoA just bought it for what ever price they decided they wanted to pay for my home .. I still owe BoA for the difference now. What happened to the rights of equal process .. due process .. or can the big banks just come in and take your home themselves .. WithOUT Following the law or regulations ..??

      I Am More Then Happy To Sign This Petition.

    • Jeffery McVay PORTAGE, MI
      • over 2 years ago

      Work with them people! Some money is better than no's common sense.


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