Squatters Destroy Newlywed Couple’s Dream Home

You’ve saved up for years to buy a house, you find the home of your dreams, buy it and get ready to move in only to find out that there’s a squatter living in it.  It happened to Zael Zura and his fiancee Veronica Botts when they bought their dream home and discovered on move-in day that alleged serial squatter, James McClung, was living there posing as a renter.  Notice I said “serial squatter” because this vagrant has pulled this scam several times before and is probably pulling it even as we speak.  The home that he targeted was a recently renovated bank-owned home in Shoreline, Washington.  Zura and Botts put an offer on that home on the day Zura proposed to Botts.  They discovered the vagrant 10 days before closing, when Zura drove by the house, that was supposed to be vacant, and found strangers living in their enchanted newlywed cottage.  This was the same day as their engagement party too.  What a way to ruin a celebration. Continue reading