Dylan Ratigan Must See Report w Barry Ritholtz on Settlements, Wall Street and the Firing of FL AG Investigators

Fusion IQ’s Barry Ritholtz shares his thoughts on a report that five of the biggest mortgage lenders will pay a $30 billion settlement and pledge to do better going forward when it comes to foreclosure and mortgage-servicing homeowners. They also discuss the firing on June Clarkson and Theresa Edwards by Pam Bondi… “This is just … Read more

Ingham County Register of Deeds Curtis Hertel, Jr. announces a series of town-hall meetings to discuss foreclosure fraud

For immediate release: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 CONTACT: Curtis Hertel Jr., Ingham County Register of Deeds, Ph: 517-281-3574 Ingham County Register of Deeds Curtis Hertel, Jr. announces a series of town-hall meetings to discuss foreclosure fraud Ingham County Register of Deeds Curtis Hertel Jr. has announced a series of town-hall meetings to be hosted throughout … Read more

Adverse Possession | Texas Man Files $16 Document With Courthouse, Moves Into $330,000 Foreclosed Home, Cops to Neighbors – It’s a Civil Matter

“Flower mound officers say they can’t remove him from the property because home ownership is a civil matter, not criminal.” ~ Guess what is good for the goose is good for the bankster… ~ A $330,000 home for $16? ‘This is not a normal process’ FLOWER MOUND — A little-known Texas law and a foreclosure … Read more

Fraudclosure Fail | D.C. Council Alters Foreclosure Law, Removes Clause Which Said That Any Violation of the Law Would Void a Foreclosure

Money talks and deadbeats walk… Guess it is okay again to steal homes in D.C. Gotta love how they spin the title to the article… ~ D.C. Council alters foreclosure law, adds new consumer rights The D.C. Council enacted emergency legislation Tuesday to amend a controversial clause in its foreclosure mediation law that threatened to … Read more

Warren Out, Cordray In | Cordray is Obama’s choice to lead Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

As I am sure you all already heard that Ms Warren was eliminated as an option to head up the CFPB. Well, there was some discussion yesterday that former banker Raj Date would get the job but it looks like things have just changed… ~ Cordray is Obama’s choice to lead Consumer Financial Protection Bureau … Read more

NY Times | Second-Lien Loans May Prompt New Losses for Banks

DENIAL in the banking industry — known in the trade as “extend and pretend” — is a powerful thing. But it works for only so long. ~ 2nd Loans, 2nd Wave of Losses By GRETCHEN MORGENSON HAVE you heard the good news? Big banks are making more money than we thought. On Thursday, JPMorgan Chase … Read more

Propaganda | Foreclosure Help Video – NeighborWorks PSA

The Advertising Council, in partnership with NeighborWorks® America, launched a new set of national public service advertisements (PSA) designed to educate homeowners about where they can turn for help if they are at risk of foreclosure. The campaign encourages distressed homeowners to call the Homeowners HOPE Hotline, a free resource that helps homeowners facing foreclosure … Read more

Pam Bondi FAIL | Florida Fraud Report Key to New York Foreclosure Case

 “It is telling that, once again, a New York court is more interested in exposing fraud taking place right here in Palm Beach County than our own Florida courts, even citing to the investigation of the Florida Attorney General” ~ Well at least someone is using the June Clarkson and Theresa Edwards report on “Unfair, … Read more