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  • Bank Of America Getting Crushed As NY Fed And PIMCO Are Suing Over Mortgage Putbacks

    10/19/2010 11:57:15 AM PDT · by Fred · 14 replies
    Business Insider CNBC ^ | 101910 | Joe Weisenthal
    Update: CNBC confirms that the New York Fed is part of a consortium that have launched a lawsuit against BofA regarding Countrywide mortgages. Shares are now off 3%. Original post: Interesting! Shares of Bank of America (BAC) are getting crushed on headlines that the New York Fed and PIMCO are about to jump on the Bank of America mortgage putback bandwagon. It's particularly surprising to see the NYFED jump in on the action, since that means they'd be actively working to weaken Bank of America. PIMCO is private, so their only interest is making more money. It makes sense. All...
  • Stopping Rocket Docket Injustice

    10/19/2010 11:01:30 AM PDT · by Chunga85 · 3 replies
    Fox News 4 ^ | 9/29/2010 | Fox 4 News
    4 In Your Corner continues to investigate the Rocket Docket. That's the speedy-foreclosure process in Southwest Florida's 20th Judicial Circuit. We have the story of one Charlotte County man who's trying to stop it. As a notary public with over 20-years experience, Ron Gillis scrutinized his mortgage documents preparing for his foreclosure hearing. And he claims to have found on paper what many of you have complained to 4 In Your Corner about, mortgage fraud and falsified documents; and in the courtroom, violation of due process and rogue judges. That's why he's filing complaints against foreclosure judges Leeann Schreiber and...
  • Mortgages Were Pledged to Multiple Buyers at the Same Time -

    10/19/2010 10:58:33 AM PDT · by Fred · 26 replies ^ | 101910 | George Washington
    Bank of America alleged in a court filing this June: It appears as though many loans and other mortgage-related assets have been double and even triple-pledged to various constituencies As I have repeatedly pointed out, the failure of the mortgage originators and banks to prepare and record proper documentation has led to an epidemic of fraud. The pledging of the same mortgage again and again to different trusts related to mortgage backed securities is just one result. And as long-time foreclosure investigator Nye Lavalle writes: On thousands of occasions I stated to regulators, CEOS, banks, Fannie and Freddie that the...
  • White House To Hold Banks Accountable Over Foreclosure Violations - the cover up begins

    10/19/2010 8:40:15 AM PDT · by Fred · 14 replies
    WSJ ^ | 101910 | Jared A. Favole
    WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--The White House is committed to holding banks accountable for any legal violations tied to housing foreclosures, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Tuesday. Gibbs also reiterated that the administration "strongly" supports an investigation by 50 state attorneys general into allegations that bank employees signed foreclosure documents without carefully reviewing the contents. Gibbs' statement comes as several large financial institutions, including Bank of America Corp. (BAC) and GMAC Mortgage, a lender and loan servicer, said they were restarting foreclosures. Bank of America said the company hasn't found significant problems with its process for seizing homes. The bank...
  • Foreclosure lawyer Stern hid files - called Fannie/Freddie his “babies"

    10/19/2010 6:52:25 AM PDT · by Fred · 17 replies
    South Florida Business Journal ^ | 101910 | Paul Brinkmann
    Foreclosure attorney David Stern, who is being investigated for fabricating legal documents, purposefully hid files from inspectors with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a former employee said in recently released deposition. Stern had a tight-knit relationship with the two mortgage giants, and referred to them as his “babies,” former employee Kelly Scott said. Scott also said office managers and key staff members got gifts, including new cars. Stern’s law firm is one of the largest foreclosure law firms in Florida, handling thousands of cases per month. Attorney General Bill McCollum is investigating the firm for allegedly creating phony documents. McCollum’s...