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Fremont Developer John Wong Purchased Scott Haggerty's Livermore House

Original post made by Toxic Conflict of Interest, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Dec 28, 2012

The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week that when County Supervisor Scott Haggerty could not sell his house, John Wong (associated with developer James Tong) purchased Scott Haggerty's house in Livermore for him. This is detailed in the Chronicle's story here

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Posted by Sherri
a resident of Oak Hill
on Dec 28, 2012 at 11:24 pm

Dear Toxic,
As a realtor i can tell you it is pretty clear; the PW uses the MLS as its data source and this transaction did not go through the regular channels of a sale. It appears this transaction went through without really marketing the house to the general public. Back room deal? I don't know for sure, but it sure looks suspicious.

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Posted by Silly
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 31, 2012 at 6:30 am

Why are you opposed to graft and corruption? Isn't that what they are elected to do - enrich themselves and their cronies? At least he isn't a crackhead like Lockyer or a shoplifter like Hayashi! I wish all our elected officials could graft like Haggerty!