We’re getting more reaction to the indictment of one of Kansas City’s most notorious landlords. Michael Fein, of TEH Realty, is now a wanted man. A federal grand jury indicted him on two felony counts of wire fraud and bank fraud.KMBC 9 News investigative reporter Matt Flener started exposing the practices of TEH Realty last summer at the Nob Hill apartments.Nob Hill had broken air conditioners, pipes and sewage that was documented throughout this past year.The man who managed the apartments is now charged, but it’s not all happy news for one-time residents.”Everything works in there. It’s great. I like it, I got new furniture there and everything,” said Hadiyah Muhammad.Muhammad has a new place to live after two years in the Nob Hill apartments.We met her last summer when her air conditioner was broken.”What would you say to Michael Fein if you could talk to him?” Flener asked Muhammad.”Give me my money,” she said.Muhammad moved out and has not received her $650 deposit back. She is just one of hundreds of people who say they were taken advantage of by TEH Realty managing partner, Michael Fein.KMBC exposed Fein and his associates for more than a year. On Thursday, a federal grand jury accused him of forging loan documents to buy apartments in Kansas City and St. Louis.”Just so proud of the tenants that fought back,” said Wilson Vance, of KC Tenants.Vance spent months helping people speak out against the dangerous living conditions in TEH properties.”If it weren’t for tenants speaking up, telling their stories, organizing, building tenant unions, taking TEH to court, this wouldn’t have happened,” Vance said.At the same time, everyone has mixed emotions since there was so much hurt that happened.”I would tell Michael, ‘Thanks a lot for jacking us,'” Muhammad said.A lot of these tenants are out hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars. They are not sure if they’ll ever get their money back.Fein is not in custody. There is a chance that he is in Israel. The FBI is in charge of tracking him down.

We’re getting more reaction to the indictment of one of Kansas City’s most notorious landlords.

Michael Fein, of TEH Realty, is now a wanted man. A federal grand jury indicted him on two felony counts of wire fraud and bank fraud.

KMBC 9 News investigative reporter Matt Flener started exposing the practices of TEH Realty last summer at the Nob Hill apartments.

Nob Hill had broken air conditioners, pipes and sewage that was documented throughout this past year.

The man who managed the apartments is now charged, but it’s not all happy news for one-time residents.

“Everything works in there. It’s great. I like it, I got new furniture there and everything,” said Hadiyah Muhammad.

Muhammad has a new place to live after two years in the Nob Hill apartments.

We met her last summer when her air conditioner was broken.

“What would you say to Michael Fein if you could talk to him?” Flener asked Muhammad.

“Give me my money,” she said.

Muhammad moved out and has not received her $650 deposit back. She is just one of hundreds of people who say they were taken advantage of by TEH Realty managing partner, Michael Fein.

KMBC exposed Fein and his associates for more than a year. On Thursday, a federal grand jury accused him of forging loan documents to buy apartments in Kansas City and St. Louis.

“Just so proud of the tenants that fought back,” said Wilson Vance, of KC Tenants.

Vance spent months helping people speak out against the dangerous living conditions in TEH properties.

“If it weren’t for tenants speaking up, telling their stories, organizing, building tenant unions, taking TEH to court, this wouldn’t have happened,” Vance said.

At the same time, everyone has mixed emotions since there was so much hurt that happened.

“I would tell Michael, ‘Thanks a lot for jacking us,'” Muhammad said.

A lot of these tenants are out hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars. They are not sure if they’ll ever get their money back.

Fein is not in custody. There is a chance that he is in Israel. The FBI is in charge of tracking him down.



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