If I had more details may be I could understand more... it sounds like an organized crime scam. Maybe I could sent you to the District Attorney or Attorney General or it could be a class action case. I have seen some similar things before on a small scale involving people with no "documents". I work statewide.
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In order to evaluate this situation, it would be necessary to look at all of the paperwork on the lease and/or sale. I've seen some similar deals that were scams, and others that were legitimate.