PB Post | Broward chief judge joining foreclosure firm; Palm Beach chief judge says more judges may resign

Broward chief judge joining foreclosure firm; Palm Beach chief judge says more judges may resign By Kimberly Miller Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Broward County Chief Judge Victor Tobin is resigning from the bench to work for the Law Offices of Marshall C. Watson, a South Florida firm that recently paid $2 million to settle … Read more

Fraudclosure Fighters Under Attack | Matt Weidner & Chip Parker Investigated by FL Bar for Criticizing System

From the Daily Business Review… Lawyers investigated for criticizing system No attorneys are facing disciplinary charges for their work in foreclosure cases despite a firestorm of complaints about purported fraudulent court filings on behalf of lenders. But two foreclosure defense attorneys have been actively investigated for publicly criticizing the gridlocked foreclosure process. The Bar investigated … Read more

Bank of America “Loses” Mans Mortgage Check, Attempts to Auction House

Call Kurtis: The Bank Lost My Mortgage Check And Is Auctioning Off My House (CBS13) — Glenn Morgan was barely able to scrape up enough money to save his home from foreclosure. He sent the check, but the next thing he knew, his home was up for sale. But the bank said he could save his … Read more

Washtenaw County MI | Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton Ceases Sales & Enforcement of MERS Foreclosures

Sheriff Ceases Sales & Enforcement of MERS Foreclosures This applies to all Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems foreclosures, with a few exceptions. NOTICE REGARDING MERS FORECLOSURES May 13, 2011 Recently, the Michigan Court of Appeals rendered its decision in Residential Funding Co., LLC v. Saurman, 2011 Mich. App. LEXIS 719 (Mich. Ct. App. Apr. 21, 2011), … Read more

“We’re Broke” | Palm Beach County FL – Kangaroo Courts to STOP Hearing Foreclosure Trials After July 1, 2011

So much for due process in Floriduh… So, shall we now dismiss all the cases, or does this mean automatic summary judgment for the banksters? Not sure where this is going but most definitely going to look into it. Basically the order below is stating the courts are broke and can no longer hold trials … Read more

Matt Tiabbi | A New Wall Street Investigation: Is the Hammer Finally Coming Down?

  A New Wall Street Investigation: Is the Hammer Finally Coming Down? This investigation has the potential to be a Mother of All Nightmares situation for the banks for a couple of reasons. For one thing, the decision to go after the securitization process is a total prosecutorial bullseye. This is the ugly heart of … Read more

California Foreclosure Attorney Michael Pines Jailed on $227,000 Bail

Is this justice? From the AP News Wire… San Diego foreclosure attorney charged The Associated Press Published: Tuesday, May. 17, 2011 – 8:00 pm VISTA, Calif. — A San Diego County attorney has been charged after he allegedly told clients to break into foreclosed homes and retake possession of the properties. Michael T. Pines appeared … Read more

DOES THE CORRUPTION EVER STOP!!! Broward Chief Judge Victor Tobin Gets Promotion, Leaves Bench For New Position At Marshall C. Watson

Wow… I though I have seen it all. I guess not… I wonder if he is planning to adjudicate Marshall Watson cases over the next 6 weeks? From: Judge Tobin/17THCircuit Date: May 17, 2011 5:57:22 PM To: ALL JUDGES, ALL JAS Cc: Carol L Ortman Late this afternoon, I notified Governor Scott that I would … Read more