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

WHEN DOES THE DOJ “break the ice” with CRIMINALS? Foreclosure Deal with U.S. Banks Elusive

Foreclosure deal with U.S. banks elusive (Reuters) – Large U.S. banks are mired in negotiations with state attorneys general over mortgage servicing abuses, as bank regulators prepare their own enforcement actions against the banks. On Wednesday, banks including Bank of America and JPMorgan and a group of attorneys general met at the U.S. Justice Department … Read more

PB Post | LPS “Surrogate signers” signed countless foreclosure documents – with someone else’ name

“Surrogate signers” signed countless foreclosure documents – with someone else’ name by Christine Stapleton At Lender Processing Services workers who signed tens of thousands of sworn foreclosure affidavits with someone else’ name were called “surrogate signers”, according to Cheryl Denise Thomas, a former LPS worker who admitted to notarizing as many as 1,000 sworn affidavits … Read more

Florida Bankers Work with Rep Passidomo to “Fix” Foreclosure Bill HR1191

Florida House bill would waive rights of some delinquent home owners Lenders could bypass plenty of legal legwork when they foreclose on some homes, including abandoned houses, investment properties and vacation homes if a bill in the Florida House becomes law. The law would create an “alternative foreclosure procedure” that lenders could impose on owners … Read more

Foreclosure Filing Fee Based Court Budget = Florida Courts on Brink of Collapse

It’s clearer now.  The foreclosing entities were fully funding the court system.   Rocket docket auxiliary courts & extreme judicial bias in favor of plaintiffs who are forced to fabricate evidence because there exists no other proof to win their lawsuits?  Why of course!  Can’t bite the hand that feeds you! Florida Courts on Brink of … Read more

ForeclosureHamlet.org aka Lisa Epstein Under Attack by Nationwide Title Clearing

“Lisa Epstein, is an advocate for the People of Florida and her arena is the public. Her strengths are in her First Amendment rights as a journalist and an Advocate. That is why your letter and this response will be posted on her Blog, www.foreclosurehamlet.org, as well as, www.4closurefraud.org.” ~ ForeclosureHamlet.org AKA Lisa Epstein Under … Read more

Belial Bank Emergency Conference Call – Discussing MERS Bailout Legislation

Belial Bank Emergency Conference Call – Discussing MERS Bailout Legislation B.L.  Zebub: “OK everyone, listen up. The last time we had a conference call, there seemed to be an undue amount of bickering and finger-pointing between Liz Pendens, representing the title industry, and Dee Faulting representing the lender servicing industry.  By the way, Dee, you … Read more