Florida AG, Do Not Settle with Shapiro | More Shapiro Network Troubles, Firm is Under Investigation for Alleged Fraudulent Signatures on Deeds

Shapiro & Burson no longer a Freddie Mac recommended foreclosure law firm Firm is under investigation for alleged fraudulent signatures on deeds Freddie Mac has instructed its mortgage servicers to stop referring foreclosure cases to Shapiro & Burson, the Virginia law firm accused of improper handling of more than 1,000 deeds for Maryland homes in … Read more

Foreclosuregate – Tim Miller – “Love, Your Broken Home” (Song)

Tim Miller “Love, Your Broken Home” (some language) Repost… Just wanted to share this song again. TimMillerDotCom A little while back I listened to an interview on the radio involving predatory lending practices. On one side, they had a family on the verge of being homeless because of these predatory practices. On the other side, … Read more

Fed Releases Thousands Of Pages Of Secret Loan Docs from the Financial Crisis

Fed Releases Discount-Window Loan Records The Federal Reserve released thousands of pages of secret loan documents under court order, almost three years after Bloomberg LP first requested details of the central bank’s unprecedented support to banks during the financial crisis. The records — 894 files in PDF form that must be individually opened and read … Read more

Lawsuit Reveals How a Middleman is Blocking Mortgage Modifications for Homeowners

Lawsuit Reveals How a Middleman is Blocking Mortgage Modifications for Homeowners by Paul Kiel ProPublica Pamela Jeter of Atlanta, Ga., has been trying to get a mortgage modification for more than two years. She seems like an ideal candidate. She has shown she can stay current with a reduction in her monthly mortgage payments. Everybody … Read more

Agencies Seek Public Comment on Risk Retention Proposal to Require “Lenders” to Retain at Least 5 Percent of the Credit Risk

Agencies Seek Public Comment on Risk Retention Proposal Washington, D.C., March 31, 2011 — Six federal agencies are seeking public comment on a proposed rule that would require sponsors of asset-backed securities (ABS) to retain at least 5 percent of the credit risk of the assets underlying the securities and would not permit sponsors to … Read more

ForeclosureHamlet.org aka Lisa Esptein’s Response to Nationwide Title Clearing Cease and Desist Letter

  March 30, 2011 Michael B. Colgan GLENN RASMUSSEN FOGARTY & HOOKER 100 South Ashley Drive Suite 1300 Tampa, Florida 33607 RE:  Cease and Desist Demand Letter to Lisa Epstein dated March 14, 2011 Dear Attorney Colgan: Please be advised that this Law Firm has been retained to represent Lisa Epstein regarding your Cease and … Read more