When It Comes to Wall Street, Preet Bharara Is No Hero

When It Comes to Wall Street, Preet Bharara Is No Hero by Jesse Eisinger ProPublica After his election in 1968, President Richard Nixon asked Robert Morgenthau, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, to resign. Morgenthau refused to leave voluntarily, saying it degraded the office to treat it as a patronage position. … Read more

The Transferring of Servicing Rights to Avoid Reviewing Complete Modification Applications

The Transferring of Servicing Rights to Avoid Reviewing Complete Modification Applications The Rodriguez Law Group, Inc After years of litigating against alleged lenders, investors, servicers, and foreclosure trustee’s we are starting to see a clear trend of the servicing rights being transferred upon receiving a complete loan modification application. What is an alleged lender – … Read more

Skeletal Remains Found Behind Wall of Missing Woman’s Foreclosed Home

Skeletal Remains Found Behind Wall of Missing Woman’s Foreclosed Home No one knew what happened to 61-year-old Mary Cerruti. The lawn of her west Heights bungalow grew wild. A window broke. Mail piled up. The signs of her disappearance troubled neighbors, who had rallied behind her as a hold-out against a massive new apartment complex … Read more

Tim Miller – “Love, Your Broken Home”

Tim Miller – “Love, Your Broken Home” (Live Studio Recording) A little while back I listened to an interview on the radio involving predatory lending practices. On one side, they had a family on the verge of being homeless because of these predatory practices. On the other side, they interviewed a twenty something year old … Read more

First Look: New Linda Tirelli Suit Against Bank of America

First Look: New Linda Tirelli Suit Against Bank of America Cross-posted from LiberyRoadMedia Attorney Linda Tirelli, a rockstar in the arena of foreclosure defense, has just filed an adversarial bankruptcy suit in the Southern District of New York naming the following as defendants: Bank of America, Nationstar, U.S. Bank, and Recontrust. As many former and soon-to-be-former … Read more

Watch: David Dayen’s Keynote Address to The National Consumer Law Center

David Dayen’s Keynote Address about Chain of Title to the National Consumer Law Center In the depths of the Great Recession, a cancer nurse, a car dealership worker, and an insurance fraud specialist helped uncover the largest consumer crime in American history—a scandal that implicated dozens of major executives on Wall Street. They called it … Read more