PREO.com | Albertelli Law Firm who is Under Investigation by the Florida Attorney General Could Profit from Legislation Designed to Move Foreclosure Notices Online

Also complicating the debate is Tampa-based Albertelli Law Firm, which owns PREO.com, which is under investigation by Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. Bondi’s office confirmed they’ve received at least 16 complaints against Albertelli alleging everything from “foreclosure fraud” to “nothing short of racketeering.” ~ A Tampa law firm under investigation by the Florida attorney general … Read more

Why No Financial Crisis Prosecutions? Ex-Justice Official Says it’s Just too Hard

Why No Financial Crisis Prosecutions? Ex-Justice Official Says it’s Just too Hard by Marian Wang ProPublica It’s an issue we and others have noted again and again: Years after the financial crisis, there have still been no prosecutions of top executives at the major players in the financial crisis. Why’s that? Well, according to a … Read more

Elijah Cummings Urges Senate to Confirm Richard Cordray As Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Elijah Cummings Urges Senate to Confirm Richard Cordray As Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Washington, DC (Dec. 6, 2011) – Today, Rep. Elijah Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter to Senators Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Tim Johnson, and Richard Shelby expressing strong support for Richard … Read more

Matt Weidner | I Remember Exactly Where I Was The Night The Lights Went Out…In Cities All Across America

I Remember Exactly Where I Was The Night The Lights Went Out…In Cities All Across America I remember where I was the night the lights went out. The night the lights went out in Tampa and Orlando….and in cities all across America. The whole world remembers. While previous generations remembered where they were when Kennedy … Read more

GAO Report | VACANT PROPERTIES – Growing Number Increases Communities’ Costs and Challenges

Summary Vacant and unattended residential properties can attract crime, cause blight, and pose a threat to public safety. While homeowners or mortgage owners–including the mortgage servicers that administer loans on behalf of loan owners–are responsible for maintaining vacant properties with mortgages undergoing foreclosure, the costs local governments incur to mitigate any unsafe conditions can be … Read more

ROBO-SIGNING COMPLAINT | State of Nevada vs Meghan Shaw, Jennifer Bloeker and Joseph Noel

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES MORE COMPLAINTS FILED AGAINST THREE NOTARIES IN ROBO-SIGNING CASE Las Vegas, NV – The Office of the Nevada Attorney General announced today that complaints have been filed against three more notaries in the State’s ongoing massive robo-signing investigation. Meghan Shaw, Jennifer Bloecker and Joseph Noel have all been charged … Read more