“You never wake up
from this nightmare! I got a pit in my stomach when
I first heard that the land I worked so hard for no
longer belonged to me. It was condemned by United
States Forest Service. As simple as that! I sat
across this long table presided over by a Supervisor
Williams. I showed him the documents that proved
they were using a mistaken survey to steal my land.
It didn’t matter. His decision was final. The others
from the USFS remained steadfast. I never
experienced such arrogance and dishonesty. Then he
stood up and said if I wanted my land back I could
In 1975 Don Soeken purchased 300 acres in Monroe
County Virginia. He hoped for something he could
leave his family The title showed that the land was
free and clear. Then the Forest Service stepped in.
Now Don fights Goliath! Is the Forest Service
covering up a survey scam committed 70 years ago?
Can the Forest Service ever be trusted to tell the
truth knowing their history of lies and deception?
Who’s watching the hen house?