Knights of Columbus Targets BofA Foreclosure Actions in Knights of Columbus v. Bank of New York Mellon

  Knights of Columbus Targets BofA Foreclosure Actions in Suit Knights of Columbus, a charitable organization and an investor in mortgage-backed securities, is seeking a court order to learn more about foreclosure practices by Bank of America Corp. (BAC), the biggest U.S. bank. Bank of America, which services mortgage loans on behalf of investors, may … Read more

No Sale | Foreclosure Homes in Florida Starting to Lose their Appeal

  Foreclosure homes starting to lose their appeal, data show Sales of homes in some stage of foreclosure declined across South Florida during the first quarter, a result of the recent “robo signer” controversy and perhaps a changing sentiment among buyers, observers say. Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties posted 8,878 foreclosure sales in January, … Read more

Autopen | President Obama Robo-Signs Last-Minute Patriot Act Extension Into Law

  Obama Signs Last-Minute Patriot Act Extension Minutes before the midnight deadline Thursday, President Obama approved a four-year extension of the government’s Patriot Act powers to search records and conduct roving wiretaps in pursuit of terrorists. “I think it is an important tool for us to continue dealing with an ongoing terrorist threat,” the president … Read more

Florida Clergy, Faith Leaders Tell AG Bondi: Stop Siding with Wall Street Banks

Florida Clergy, Faith Leaders Tell AG Bondi: Stop Siding with Wall Street Banks This morning, a group of 75 clergy, faith leaders, and homeowners from five counties across Florida converged on the state Capitol in Tallahassee to hold a prayer vigil outside the office of Attorney General Pam Bondi, to urge her to stop siding … Read more

Justice Department Settles with Bank of America and Saxon Mortgage for Illegally Foreclosing on Servicemembers

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 26, 2011 Justice Department Settles with Bank of America and Saxon Mortgage for Illegally Foreclosing on Servicemembers Settlement Includes a Minimum of $22 Million in Relief for Victims WASHINGTON – The Justice Department today announced settlements with two lenders under the Servicemembers Civil … Read more

Fraudclosure | Servicers Charging Over $2,700 for “Property Inspections” that Cost Just $9.60 a Pop

Mortgage servicer abuse facing state, fed probes On Wednesday, consumer defense attorney Linda Tirelli added another outrageous example of mortgage servicer misbehavior to her growing file of hundreds of such abuses against New York homeowners. The overcharging by a servicer — which manages mortgages day-to-day for lenders — to bill a homeowner in foreclosure over … Read more

AWESOME | Sarah Palin, Meet Linda Green (And MERS): Was Palin’s New Home Purchase Preceded By A “Robosigned” (And Fraudulent) Title Release

Now this is priceless… Sarah Palin, Meet Linda Green (And MERS): Was Palin’s New Home Purchase Preceded By A “Robosigned” (And Fraudulent) Title Release Yesterday we reported that Sarah Palin has just purchased a new property in North Scottsdale, AZ for $1.75 million. We further speculated that there may have been some fishyness with regard … Read more

Linda Green (LPS) (DOCX) | “This is a catastrophe of epic proportions.” (Video)

Click Through to View ~ Hank Investigates: Mortgage Documents Tonight — an exclusive investigation — if you’ve ever bought or sold a home…you need to hear this. Hank found a signature buried deep in your mortgage documents could be a ticking time bomb for thousands of Massachusetts homeowners. For those in foreclosure: it could be … Read more