Sunday, August 15, 2010

The Michael Keller Curtis Stokes Connection

New Tampa council member Curtis Stokes ends dispute with bank
By Janet Zink, Times Staff Writer In Print: Saturday, July 31, 2010
City Council member Curtis Stokes has resolved his dispute with Progress Bank, avoiding foreclosure of nine properties he owns near downtown Tampa.
"We came to a beneficial conclusion, something that worked out for both of us," Stokes said Friday. "It was never a situation where I was not paying. It was a situation where we were trying to work out the details of a loan renewal."(LOL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

the bank had planned to sell the properties at the courthouse on Thursday.

In his first day on the job, Stokes abstained from a City Council vote to rezone land near Interstate 275 for transit-oriented development. He had to because the properties he owns are adjacent to the corridor designated for a high speed rail line connecting Tampa to Orlando.
Stokes, vice president of community affairs at Fifth Third Bank, received a mortgage for nearly $800,000 for the properties in 2008. On financial disclosure statements filed with the city, he listed the value of the properties at $2.8 million.
That's the current appraised value of the parcels given that the Florida Department of Transportation will be buying up land around the interstate to build the bullet train, Stokes said

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samuel adams wrote:
This Guy is slicker then Moose on the Loose ,hahahahaha , I been paying to an escrow or escarole as I like that type o lettuce./
Jul 30, 2010 9:04 PM
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jadedraver wrote:
Makes me wonder why a VP at Fifth Third had to go to another bank to get his mortgage.
Jul 30, 2010 9:33 PM
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voxyqt wrote:
MY. isn't THAT convenient??? LOL> Mr. Stokes did fail to mention why his loan officer attacked him .. which is the funniest schniz I've read and I've read a lot of funny schniz in tampuh. yes jaderaver.... it does cause pause. LOL. Not that he paid them off with promises of this that and the other. tampuh, you f'ing DESERVE whatever happens to this dump. YOU DISGUST ME>
Jul 30, 2010 10:23 PM
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voxyqt wrote:
In fact, the entire city council disgusts me. THEY chose this freeeking leech on life. MAN we could have had the slithery sleexy julie brown. wad UP?
Jul 30, 2010 10:24 PM
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Honestly50 wrote:
Just because this guy is on the city council this is news? This speaks volumes on America's thirst for stupidity and their reality television mentality. This is just an average business man having an issue with a mortgage holder and his attempt to renegotiate the terms of the loan. It is Not News Worthy to try to drag this man's life through the mud to sell newspapers and serve to the lower forms of life that exist on this planet.
Jul 30, 2010 10:24 PM
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Stokes; Iam submitting in the mail this morning to Webster"s Dictionary your picture to put (beside)the word hypocrite. I especially believe part of the definition that says a pretense of virtue or piety applies so much to you. your right samuel adams not only a moose. He's a slick willie being a playboy too. Oh Katrina, there's a storm brewing!
Jul 30, 2010 10:26 PM
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juleymartin wrote:
Get information on how to reduce your debt by filing for bankruptcy
Jul 31, 2010 1:53 AM
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juleymartin wrote:
Get information on how to reduce your debt by filing for bankruptcy
Jul 31, 2010 1:54 AM
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popstone116 wrote:
And his new position had nothing to do with it, like we really believe that one.
Jul 31, 2010 12:00 PM
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Bagpiper wrote:
How did this miscreant get appointed, my God Tampa.
Aug 3, 2010 8:50 AM
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voxyqt wrote:
Is this the first time we get a city council member who has been attacked by his loan officer? Somehow I doubt that. ROFL.
Aug 3, 2010 9:47 AM
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palinsfatboobs wrote:
The bigger question is : How did Mr. Stokes KNOW to buy those properties??
Aug 15, 2010 6:36 PM
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palinsfatboobs wrote:
Boy, I'd sure like to see who did THAT appraisal.
Aug 15, 2010 7:37 PM
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