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DEED THIEF!

A.G. Schneiderman Files Suit Against Syracuse Real Estate Company For Deed Theft And Mortgage Rescue Scam Joseph Holman And Rebecca Ausby, Owners Of Joseph Funding Inc., Allegedly Deceived New Yorkers ...
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ILLEGALLY FORECLOSED ON SERVICEMEMBERS

Justice Department Sues Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. in Bellevue, Washington, for Illegally Foreclosing on Homes of at Least 28 Servicemembers The U.S. Department of Justice recently filed a ...
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LIED TO GET LOANS

Social Security Administration Employee Convicted of Bank Fraud and False Statements A jury has convicted a Social Security Administration (SSA) employee of bank fraud and making false statements, ...
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WELLS FARGO DEFRAUDED AMERICANS

Statement From Comptroller Stringer on Reports that Wells Fargo Chairman Stephen Sanger will Step Down Comptroller Scott M. Stringer released the following statement after reports that Wells Fargo ...
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STATE BUYS UP 398 FORECLOSED HOMES

Governor Cuomo Announces $7.6 Million Community Restoration Fund Program to Help Prevent Foreclosure and Strengthen Communities State Purchases Mortgage Notes for 398 Homes in High Foreclosure ...
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$74 MILLION PENALTY FOR APPROVING BAD LOANS

PHH Agrees to Pay Over $74 Million to Resolve Alleged False Claims Act Liability Arising from Mortgage Lending PHH Corp. PHH Mortgage Corp. and PHH Home Loans (collectively, PHH) have agreed to pay ...
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21 MONTHS FOR RIGGING AUCTIONS

Northern California Real Estate Investor Sentenced to Prison for Rigging Bids at Public Foreclosure Auctions After being convicted at trial, a Northern California real estate investor was sentenced ...
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RIGGED BIDS IN CALIFORNIA

Northern California Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public Foreclosure Auctions A Northern California real estate investor pleaded guilty yesterday for his role in a conspiracy to ...
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ENDING PREDATORY EQUITY

Schneiderman Announces Indictment of NYC Landlord in $5 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaking at New York Law School. Image credit: CityLaw A New York City ...
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BUILDINGS WILL NOW RISE

A.G. Schneiderman Announces New Program To Address And Transform Problem Homes And Buildings Cities For Responsible Investment And Strategic Enforcement (“Cities RISE”) Will Equip Up To 40 ...
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LANDLORD FRAUDULENTLY PROCURED MORTGAGE

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Indictment Of NYC Landlord Dean Galasso For Mortgage Fraud Arrest Follows Investigation By Joint State-City Tenant Harassment Prevention Task Force Attorney General Eric T. ...
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TIME TO RISE!

A.G. Schneiderman Announces New Program To Address And Transform Problem Homes And Buildings Cities For Responsible Investment And Strategic Enforcement (“Cities RISE”) Will Equip Up To 40 ...
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GUILTY OF BID-RIGGING & FRAUD

Georgia Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Bank Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions A Georgia real estate investor recently pleaded guilty for his role in a bid-rigging conspiracy ...
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DON'T CHUCK THESE DEDUCTIONS!

SCHUMER: SARATOGA & CAPITAL REGION HOMEOWNERS IN TAX JEOPARDY AS NEWLY CONFIRMED U.S. TREASURY SECRETARY SUGGESTS REDUCTION IN MORTGAGE INTEREST AND STATE & LOCAL PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTIONS; ...
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RIGGED CALLY FORECLOSURES

Northern California Real Estate Investor Sentenced for Rigging Bids at Public Foreclosure Auctions A Northern California real estate investor was sentenced yesterday for his role in a conspiracy to ...
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KEEPING CHELSEA'S PENN SOUTH CO-OP AFFORDABLE

SCHUMER ANNOUNCES, AFTER HIS PUSH: OMB SIGNS OFF ON PENN SOUTH REFINANCING AGREEMENT; FEDERAL APPROVAL MEANS THAT CO-OP IN CHELSEA WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPTIONS TO MIDDLE-CLASS ...
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DEUTSCHE BANK FORKS OVER BILLIONS

Deutsche Bank Agrees to Pay $7.2 Billion for Misleading Investors in its Sale of Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Deutsche Bank’s Conduct Contributed to the 2008 Financial Crisis The ...
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KLEINBECK PREFERRED WHITES

Justice Department Sues KleinBank for Redlining Minority Neighborhoods in Minnesota The Justice Department recently filed a lawsuit against KleinBank alleging that the bank engaged in unlawful ...
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BLOCK THE FORECLOSURE KING!

Lucas, a bombshell news report has revealed that California prosecutors believed Steven Mnuchin, Trump’s pick for treasury secretary, and his company may have been responsible for ...
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KEEPING CHELSEA'S PENN SOUTH AFFORDABLE

SCHUMER REVEALS: WITHOUT SWIFT FEDERAL ACTION, AFFORDABLE HOUSING OPTIONS AT ONE OF LAST REMAINING MIDDLE CLASS URBAN OASES—PENN SOUTH CO-OP— COULD BE AT RISK; SENATOR URGES OMB TO QUICKLY ...
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BATTLING THE FORECLOSURE KING

Led by Merkley, Warren and Sanders, Senate Democrats Roll Out New Website Inviting Personal Stories from Americans Hurt by Foreclosure King Steve Mnuchin U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Elizabeth ...
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SHORING UP UNITED SHORE'S MESS

United Shore Financial Services LLC Agrees to Pay $48 Million to Resolve Alleged False Claims Act Liability Arising from FHA-Insured Mortgage Lending United Shore Financial Services LLC (USFS) has ...
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WOULDN'T LEND TO AFRICAN-AMERICANS?

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Ohio-Based Banks to Resolve Allegations of Lending Discrimination Settlement Provides $9 Million to Ensure Equal Lending Services to African-American ...
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DEVELOPER DEFRAUDED BANKS?

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Indictment Of Brooklyn Real Estate Developer And Six Accomplices Allegedly Involved In Schemes To Steal Money From Banks, U.S. Federal Government Defendants Created Shell ...
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OFFERED FALSE HOPE

A.G. Schneiderman Obtains $1.6 Million Settlement With Queens Company That Targeted Hispanic Homeowners In Fraudulent Mortgage Rescue Scheme A.G. Investigation Found Company Charged Illegal Upfront ...
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