Can it be True? Fraud Digest – Mortgage Fraud JPMorgan Chase Barbara Hindman et al

Chase Home Finance, LLC Whitney Cook Beth Cottrell Stacy Spohn Christina Trowbridge JPMorgan Chase Washington Mutual Bank Margaret Dalton Barbara Hindman Lender Processing Services Long Beach Mortgage Action Date: September 30, 2010 Location: New York, NY On September 29, 2010, financial giant JP Morgan Chase announced it was suspending 56,000 foreclosures because its documents may … Read more

Palm Beach County Foreclosures: The Pursuit of NON-Performing Mortgages in 2009 by Bank of America & Deutsche Bank

By Lynn E. Szymoniak, Esq., Ed., Fraud Digest, August 23, 2010 In 2009, Bank of America filed 3,200 foreclosure actions in Palm Beach County; Deutsche Bank National Trust Company filed 2,375  foreclosure actions. Most of these foreclosure actions were filed on behalf of mortgage-backed trusts. The county records show that at the same time these … Read more

Highlights From a Deposition of Jeffrey Stephan GMAC by Lynn Szymoniak

By Lynn E. Szymoniak, Esq. Ed., Fraud Digest (www.frauddigest.com) July 18, 2010 These  are  highlights  from  the  deposition  of  Jeffrey  B.  Stephan,  taken  June  7,  2010,  in a  foreclosure  case  in Maine, Federal National Mortgage Association  v. Nicole M. Bradbury, et al., Maine District Court, District Nine, Division of Northern Cumberland, Docket No. BRI-RE-09-65.   The … Read more

Keri Selman Robo-Signer Extraordinaire “MS. SELMAN IS A MILLINER’S DELIGHT BY VITUE OF THE NUMBER OF HATS SHE WEARS.” (Honorable Arthur M. Schack)

Who’s on First? KERI SELMAN In a decision dated July 23, 2007, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Gloria Byrd et al., Case No. A0700643, Court of Common Pleas, Hamilton County, Ohio, Keri Selman executed an Affidavit in Support of Summary Judgment on behalf of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. The Court ruled on behalf of Wells … Read more

2009 Mortgage Assignments – Over a Trillion Dollars of Assets Transferred

COMMENTS  from Lynn Szymoniak re “Linda Green” Mortgage Assignments On June 29, 2010, Judge William C. Todd, III, entered a lengthy opinion in a NJ foreclosure action, Bank of New York as Trustee v. Michael J. Raftogianis, et al., Case No.F-7356-09, Superior Ct. of NJ, Atlantic County, in a case involving securitization, MERS and questionable mortgage assignments. … Read more

M & T Bank v. Lisa D. Smith, et al. A Case of Special Interest to Florida Foreclosure Defense Lawyers by Lynn E. Szymoniak

M & T BANK – A CASES OF SPECIAL INTEREST  TO FLORIDA FORECLOSURE DEFENSE LAWYERS BY LYNN E. SZYMONIAK, ESQ., ED., FRAUD DIGEST JUNE 13, 2010 M & T Bank v. Lisa D. Smith, et al., St. Johns County, FL, Case No. CA09-0418 June 10, 2010 Order  Granting  Defendant’s  Motion  to  Dismiss  Second  Amended Complaint … Read more

LPS Lender Processing Services – Sanctions Motion Filed Against LPS by U.S. Bankruptcy Court Trustee for Making Misrepresentations in Statements and/or in Testimony in Open Court

I knew my nose wasn’t lying to me the other day about Lender Processing Services President and CEO Reply to Bogus Assignee and Bad Bene: Mortgage Documents: Placeholder Items Were Innocent. Fraud Digest Once again, a U.S. Trustee is leading the way in exposing fraud in foreclosures. On Friday, May 21, 2010, United States Trustee R. … Read more

The Real Employers of the Signers of Mortgage Assignments to Trusts

BY Lynn E. Szymoniak, Esq., Editor, Fraud Digest (szymoniak@mac.com), The Real Employers of the Signers of Mortgage Assignments to Trusts