By Guillermo Contreras - Express-News
But then reality hit in February. They had to come up with a $15,000 balloon payment to finish paying their adjustable-rate mortgage. Foreclosure was on the horizon.
“We came into some hard times. We had to file for bankruptcy,” Isaac Vela said. “Because we were in bankruptcy, no one wanted to give us a loan.”
The flier claimed R.D. Investments, run by Rosario Castro Divins, 54, could rescue them from foreclosure.
They said Divins told them she could use her connections to get them a loan so they could keep their home, but asked for cash, no checks.