Unpaid Water Bills Leading to Foreclosed Homes

Actor and musician Richard Burton is facing foreclosure on his Baltimore home, but not because he didn't pay his mortgage on time. In his case, he says it all began with an overdue $1,037.42 water bill. Burton lost his job playing "Shamrock" McGinty on HBO's "The Wire" when the show went off the air. He couldn't afford the bill and claims it was incorrectly inflated to begin with. However, the cash-strapped city of Baltimore turned to a controversial way to collect. The city sold his unpaid...Full Story
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