New Bottom Line | Handcuff Cookies and Chicago Foreclosure Report Greet National Meeting of States’ Attorneys General

Handcuff cookies and Chicago foreclosure report greet national meeting of states’ Attorneys General New Bottom Line members meet with lead AG’s investigating foreclosure fraud by big banks Forty homeowners and clergy members traveled across the country on Tuesday to Chicago’s Drake Hotel to welcome and urge the nation’s states’ Attorneys General to stand firm for a … Read more

Fraudclosure | Fisher & Shapiro Sued for Falsifying Affidavits in Support of Foreclosure

Fisher & Shapiro Sued for Falsifying Affidavits in Support of Foreclosure Today, my firm, in cooperation with Progressive Law Group, filed a class-action lawsuit against Fisher & Shapiro. The lawsuit is pending in the Federal District Court for the Nothern District of Illinois, Eastern Division. Fisher & Shapiro is the law firm that previously admitted … Read more

Cook County IL Recorder of Deeds Eugene “Gene” Moore Facing Foreclosure

Personal financial woes on file for Cook County recorder The Cook County politician in charge of keeping records of federal income tax liens and mortgage foreclosure notifications now finds himself slapped with both. Recorder of Deeds Eugene “Gene” Moore faces a lien for nearly $78,000 in unpaid income taxes. And a bank is seeking to … Read more

Morgan Keegan to Pay $200 Million to Settle Fraud Charges Related to Subprime Mortgage-Backed Securities

Morgan Keegan to Pay $200 Million to Settle Fraud Charges Related to Subprime Mortgage-Backed Securities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2011-132 Washington, D.C., June 22, 2011 – The Securities and Exchange Commission, state regulators, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced today that Morgan Keegan & Company and Morgan Asset Management have agreed to pay $200 … Read more

www.MyStolenHome.com “I Did everything right and I got rewarded with a stolen house.”

www.mystolenhome.com We want to thank everyone for reaching out with support about our “situation”. Please follow us on the web at www.mystolenhome.com. From there we have FaceBook link that allows you to follow us on FB as well. Thanks again! The Zaharis received disturbing news just months after buying their Murrieta home. The home may … Read more

Mortgage Servicers Threatened With Litigation by U.S. States If Talks Fail

Mortgage Servicers Threatened With Litigation by U.S. States If Talks Fail The five largest U.S. mortgage servicers negotiating with state attorneys general over foreclosure practices would be sued if a settlement isn’t reached, two of the state officials leading the talks said. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper threatened … Read more

Update | Thigpen Failed to Meet With President, Economic Advisers on WH Visit

  Thigpen Failed to Meet With President, Economic Advisers on WH Visit “It was a bust.” That’s what Guilford County register of deeds Jeff Thigpen told me about his visit to the White House last Friday. Many were intrigued by the surprise announcement that Thigpen would be part of a reception and policy briefing some … Read more

Gregory Bryl, Esq | IN NON-JUDICIAL STATES, MERS HOLDS AND OWNS NOTHING

IN NON-JUDICIAL STATES, MERS HOLDS AND OWNS NOTHING Without going into detail about the fiction of splitting title and about each type of title, suffice it to say that there can be no more than one “legal title” to a single piece of property.  What that means is that when the homeowner as grantor (while … Read more