AFR Letter to Congress RE H.R.1315 That Would Handcuff Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Give Discredited Banking Regulators Vast Power to Block Needed Protections

RE: H.R.1315 WOULD HANDCUFF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU AND GIVE DISCREDITED BANKING REGULATORS VAST POWER TO BLOCK NEEDED PROTECTIONS Dear Representative: The diverse array of national and state-based consumer, business, civil rights, labor and community organizations listed below strongly urge you to oppose legislation that would dramatically undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) just … Read more

Video | 87 Year Old Margery Gunther’s Foreclosure in National Spotlight

Local foreclosure in national spotlight COLLIER COUNTY, FL – An 87 year old woman is on the brink of foreclosure after her mortgage family made several serious errors. The woman’s case is in the national spotlight. Margery Gunther, 87, has lived in her Immokalee home for almost 50 years. “We put a lot of heart … Read more

Report | Government Accountability Office (GAO) Audit of the Federal Reserve’s Emergency Actions

The Fed Audit  WASHINGTON, July 21 –The first top-to-bottom audit of the Federal Reserve uncovered eye-popping new details about how the U.S. provided a whopping $16 trillion in secret loans to bail out American and foreign banks and businesses during the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. An amendment by Sen. Bernie Sanders to … Read more

US Senator Maria Cantwell Calls on Federal Agencies to Release Records on Banks’ Foreclosure Practices

Cantwell Calls on Federal Agencies to Release Records on Banks’ Foreclosure Practices With nearly 30,000 Washington state properties in foreclosure, Cantwell calls on federal agencies to improve transparency in effort to root out ‘robo-signing’   Wednesday, July 20,2011   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and eight … Read more

Register of Deeds Curtis Hertel Refers Orlans Attorney Marshall Isaacs for Criminal Investigation

Hertel refers Orlans attorney for criminal investigation Ingham County Register of Deeds Curtis Hertel Jr. has referred a top attorney from Orlans Associates, one of Michigan’s largest mortgage foreclosure law firms, to law enforcement for a criminal investigation of allegations of robo-signing. Hertel tells Michigan Messenger that he referred Marshall Isaacs and examples of his … Read more

The Market Ticker | States Knob Banksters – Again

  States Knob Banksters – Again There are times that one has to wonder out loud exactly who’s passing envelopes full of $100 bills around to State Attorneys general – or whether what’s being passed is threats instead. (Reuters) – State attorneys general are negotiating to give major banks wide immunity over irregularities in handling … Read more

Fraudclosure | States Negotiating Immunity for Banks Over Foreclosure Fraud

Now, if this happens, will you stand for it? It is time to take our country back from the elitist banksters… ~ States negotiating immunity for banks over foreclosures (Reuters) – State attorneys general are negotiating to give major banks wide immunity over irregularities in handling foreclosures, even as evidence has emerged that banks are … Read more

Springfield City Hall to Support the Passage of a Foreclosure Ordinance That Will Raise the fee on Banks from $100 to $10,000 for Every Foreclosure

Springfield City Hall to Support the Passage of a Foreclosure Ordinance That Will Raise the fee on Banks from $100 to $10,000 for Every Foreclosure Members of SEIU and No One Leaves packed the Springfield City Hall to support the passage of a foreclosure ordinance that will raise the fee on banks from $100 to $10,000 for … Read more