Ohio Court of Appeals | Deutsche Bank National Trust Company v. Hansen – Court Erred in Admitting Screen Shot as Evidence of Amount Due for Purposes of Granting Summary Judgment

Court erred in admitting screen shot as evidence of amount due for purposes of granting summary judgment; rule 803(6) of the ohio rules of evidence, business records hearsay exception, construed In Deutsche Bank National Trust Company v. Hansen, 2011 WL 899625 (Ohio App. 5 Dist., 2011), borrowers defending a foreclosure action successfully challenged whether a … Read more

Provest Sewer Service | Deceased Homeowner Served with Foreclosure Papers

Deceased Homeowner Served with Foreclosure Papers Some homeowners trying to defend themselves against foreclosure have said the lender didn’t properly serve them. And in one recent case, the homeowner wasn’t properly served because he was dead, Sunrise lawyer Andrew Dinnerstein said. Dinnerstein, who’s representing the family of the deceased, said in court papers that a … Read more

CA Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Creation of Mortgage Fraud Strike Force to Protect Homeowners

Press Release May 23, 2011 For Immediate Release Contact: (415) 703-5837 Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Creation of Mortgage Fraud Strike Force to Protect Homeowners LOS ANGELES – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the creation of the California Attorney General’s Mortgage Fraud Strike Force, staffed by Department of Justice attorneys and investigators … Read more

Bloomberg | Prosecutors Faulted on Failure to Charge ‘Bandits’ in U.S. Market Collapse

  Prosecutors Faulted on Failure to Charge ‘Bandits’ in U.S. Market Collapse In November 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder vowed before television cameras to prosecute those responsible for the market collapse a year earlier, saying the U.S. would be “relentless” in pursuing corporate criminals. In the 18 months since, no senior Wall Street executive has … Read more

MERS FAIL | Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc v. Tammy Church

UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., as nominee for InterBay Funding, LLC, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. TAMMY CHURCH; CHARLES O. DAVIS, Defendants, and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendant-Appellee. ~ SUTTON, Circuit Judge. It sometimes pays to check a map. The mortgage lender in this case did not, and as … Read more