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Bellevue apartment complex illegally charged for broken leases

Posted at 7:56 AM, Sep 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-12 09:14:51-04

The U.S. Justice Department has announced a settlement that will see the owner of a Bellevue apartment complex pay more than $76,500 in damages for illegally charging military service members for broken leases.

The Justice Department says Twin Creek Apartments must also pay a civil penalty of $20,000 for violating federal law by imposing lease termination charges against 65 service members.