Kaboom – Cesar Sayoc’s Home Was Foreclosed on by Steve Mnuchin’s Bank, Using Dodgy Paperwork

“The Sayoc foreclosure certainly fits a pattern of dodgy documents, known robo-signers, and a successful rubber stamp from the judicial system regardless. Given what we know about how David J. Stern’s law firm whipped through foreclosures, it’s likely to have other process errors. And we know that it happens to involve several people at the … Read more

Bank of America Fights Court Battle Over Purge of Nearly 2 Billion Foreclosure Records

“The flow chart shows that Bank of America corrected the lack of endorsements on original notes in open, active foreclosures by using unauthorized workers to surrogate sign endorsements on original notes with rubber stamps” ~ Bank of America Fights Court Battle Over Purge of Nearly 2 Billion Records At the heart of the dispute is … Read more

Reuters Fail: Robo-Signing – A CAUSE of the U.S. Housing Crisis Last Decade

Reuters Fail: Robo-Signing – A CAUSE of the U.S. Housing Crisis Last Decade From a recent article by Jonathan Stempel of Reuters… “Robo-signing involves the systematic approval of documents that have not been read. The practice was a cause of the U.S. housing crisis last decade, enabling marginal borrowers to obtain loans they did not … Read more

Retrospectives of the Financial Crisis Are Leaving Out the Most Important Part—Its Victims

Retrospectives of the Financial Crisis Are Leaving Out the Most Important Part—Its Victims BY David Dayen Because I’m a masochist, I’ve read as many retrospectives as I could about the 10th anniversary of the fateful failure of Lehman Brothers, the emblematic event of the financial crisis. And I can’t help but notice a gaping hole … Read more

Second Investor Pleads Guilty in Foreclosure Bid-Rigging Case

Second Investor Pleads Guilty in Foreclosure Bid-Rigging Case Real estate investor Christopher Graeve pleaded guilty this week to rigging online foreclosure auctions for homes with a total value of $8 million, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Graeve is the second real estate investor to plead guilty in this investigation. Stuart Hankin in June admitted to violating … Read more

Unclean Hands: Chase Foreclosure Robo-Witness Darlene Marcotte Destroyed at Trial

“One who comes into equity must come with clean hands else all relief will be denied him regardless of merit of his claim, and it is not essential that act be a crime; it is enough that it be condemned by honest and reasonable men.” ~ Roberts v. Roberts, 84 So.2d 717 (Fla. 1956) ~ … Read more