Bank: error led to Blackburn's home foreclosure

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (AP) - A bank's mistake caused a Tennessee
congresswoman's home to enter foreclosure.
Bank officials say Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn's home
was placed into foreclosure proceedings because of a processing
error.
GreenBank spokesman Bill Adams said in a letter dated Thursday
that Blackburn's husband had authorized several electronic mortgage
payments for the suburban Nashville home, but that the bank failed
to send the money to Countrywide Financial. Adams says the
Greeneville-based bank is working with Countrywide to resolve the
issue.
Blackburn was sworn into her fourth term in Congress this week.
Her district spans from suburban Memphis to Clarksville.

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