McClatchy – How 2 Civilian Sleuths Brought Foreclosure Problems to Light

Lisa Epstein and Michael Redman looking through mortgage documents at the Palm Beach County Courthouse in West Palm Beach, Fla. They’re two of the nation’s most influential citizen agitators helping to uncover foreclosure fraud and abuse. | Steve Mitchell/MCT ~ How 2 civilian sleuths brought foreclosure problems to light By Tony Pugh | McClatchy Newspapers … Read more

Two Faces: Demystifying the Mortgage Electronic Registration System’s Land Title Theory

Christopher Lewis Peterson University of Utah – S.J. Quinney College of Law Date posted: October 01, 2010 Abstract: Hundreds of thousands of home foreclosure lawsuits have focused judicial scrutiny on the Mortgage Electronic Registration System (“MERS”). This Article updates and expands upon an earlier piece by exploring the implications of state Supreme Court decisions holding … Read more

4closureFraud Exclusive Part Deux – President Obama Falls Victim to ANOTHER Robo-Signer

Can’t Get No Satisfaction Part one if you missed it… 4closureFraud Exclusive – President Obama Falls Victim to Chase Robo-Signer Well well well… Lookie what we have here folks… Is this why they tried to sneak through H.R. 3808? (just kidding) Just like we have been saying all along, this is so much bigger than  “affidavits.” … Read more

4closureFraud Exclusive – President Obama Falls Victim to Chase Robo-Signer

Well well well… Lookie what we have here folks… Is this why they tried to sneak through H.R. 3808? (just kidding) Just like we have been saying all along, this is so much bigger than  “affidavits.” Here is another piece of the puzzle, without bringing up the REMIC issues… Now that YOU are affected personally … Read more

Bloomberg Must Read – JPMorgan, Bank of America Face `Hydra’ of Foreclosure Probes

JPMorgan, Bank of America Face `Hydra’ of Foreclosure Probes JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp. and Ally Financial Inc., defending allegations of fraudulent home foreclosures from customers and Congress, may face the most financial peril from investigations by state attorneys general. Authorities in at least seven states are probing whether lenders used false … Read more

NY Times – Foreclosure Furor Rises; Many Call for a Freeze

Foreclosure Furor Rises; Many Call for a Freeze By DAVID STREITFELD and GRETCHEN MORGENSON Published: October 5, 2010 The uproar over bad conduct by mortgage lenders intensified Tuesday, as lawmakers in Washington requested a federal investigation and the attorney general in Texas joined a chorus of state law enforcement figures calling for freezes on all … Read more

Out of Control!!! LISTEN TO THIS TERRIFYING 911 CALL of Thugs Hired by JPMorgan Chase Breaking Down a Door

This comes in from Matthew Weidner… God help us all… LISTEN TO THIS TERRIFYING 911 CALL – BANK BREAKING DOWN A DOOR! The banks and institutions that now run this country are running absolutely wild and out of control. They do not fear judges or law enforcement. They do not fear any law. They do … Read more

Sen Robert Mendez – Foreclosure Fraud in New Jersey – Fuhgeddaboudit

Forget about it is like if you agree with someone, you know, like Raquel Welch is one great piece of ass, forget about it. ~ Donnie Brasco (1997) More at IMDbPro Senator Menendez Sends Stern Letters to Banks, Asks for GAO Investigation JP Morgan Chase: http://menendez.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/20101005ltr_JPMorgan.pdf Bank of America: http://menendez.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/20101005ltr_BoA.pdf Ally Financial: http://menendez.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/20101005ltr_Ally.pdf Mortgage Servicers … Read more

The Market Ticker – An Open Letter To The California Democratic Caucus

An Open Letter To The California Democratic Caucus Dear Sirs and Madams; I’ve read your impassioned letter to Ben Bernanke, Eric Holder and Comptroller Walsh. You have good intentions, but you miss the point. The excuses we have heard from financial institutions are simply not credible three years into this crisis. People in our districts … Read more

How Ya Like Us Now! – WSJ – Foreclosure? Not So Fast

“It’s a brand new world for foreclosure activists,” said Lisa Epstein, director of Caring for Americans in Foreclosure, a citizen advocacy group. ~ “I haven’t seen any widespread problems” Sasser said ~ Be sure to get your comments in over at the WSJ on this one… WSJ – Foreclosure? Not So Fast By ROBBIE WHELAN … Read more

BOMBSHELL – The GMAC / Jeffrey Stephan Order They DO NOT Want You to See

Kaboom BOMBSHELL- READ THE GMAC/JEFFREY STEPHAN ORDER THE DON’T WANT YOU TO SEE! Since I can not keep up on everything that is hitting the internets, I am going to republish some posts from other Foreclosure Fraud Fighters that have been fighting this fight as well, with attribution of course… You all let me know … Read more

KABOOM – Class Action vs MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, GMAC, DEUTSCHE BANK, NATIONSTAR, AURORA, BAC, CITI, US BANK, LPS, et al

So I get this call today from this lawyer out in Kentucky about some class action case etc. that I never heard of before. Well, I just had a chance to skim through the document (was putting up Halloween decorations) and it looks good to me so here it is… GREAT WORK HEATHER BOONE MCKEEVER!!! … Read more

Naked Capitalism – Homes in Florida Seized Without Notice of Foreclosure: Suspicously Large Number of “The Dog Ate My Summons” Filings

Homes in Florida Seized Without Notice of Foreclosure: Suspicously Large Number of “The Dog Ate My Summons” Filings More revelations from one of the epicenters of the housing implosion. 4ClosureFraud has published an eyepoppingly long list of affidavits of lost summons in foreclosure cases. This is a teeny extract from their sample, so readers can … Read more

Super Sewer Service – I Feel Bad For ALL the People Who Lost Their Homes and Were (obviously) NOT Served

“No Person ought to be taken imprisoned or disseised of his freehold, or be exiled or deprived of his Privileges, Franchises, Life, Liberty or Property but by due process of Law.” ~ Proper service of process initially establishes personal jurisdiction of the court over the person served. If the defendant ignores further pleadings or fails … Read more

Arizona – U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Calls For a NATIONAL Foreclosure Moratorium

U.S. REP. GABRIELLE GIFFORDS CALLS FOR FORECLOSURE MORATORIUM Congresswoman says a halt to foreclosures would allow lenders and loan servicers time to ‘get their act together’ TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords today called for an immediate three-month national moratorium on foreclosures so lenders and loan servicers can address rampant problems that have led to … Read more

This is NOT About Free Houses – Market Ticker Foreclosure Fraud Update: Weekend Condensed Edition

“This is not, at this point, about whether the homeowner is paying or not.  I am not going to sit here and try to justify the impossible-to-justify – giving people free houses.  That is something we clearly cannot do. No, I’m going to make the case here instead that this is not about “free houses” … Read more

Video – Judge Arthur Schack and Andy Kroll on Foreclosure Fraud

Lenders Forced to Suspend Thousands of Foreclosures Democracy NOW! – DN! The banking industry’s handling of home foreclosures is coming under increasing scrutiny after revelations that employees at several lenders had approved thousands of foreclosure affidavits and other documents without proper vetting. The banking giant JP Morgan Chase has suspended some 56,000 foreclosures after admitting … Read more

NY Times – Old Republic National Title Stops Insuring Titles in Chase Foreclosures

TOXIC TOXIC TOXIC TOXIC TOXIC TITLES TITLES TITLES TITLES ~ Company Stops Insuring Titles in Chase Foreclosures By DAVID STREITFELD Published: October 2, 2010 A major title insurance company has stopped insuring homes foreclosed by JPMorgan Chase, another sign that the controversy over the legal practices of the big lenders is starting to influence the … Read more

Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner – Notarize This: The Brewing Foreclosure Storm

From the Huffington Post… ~ This is beginning to look like a storm that blew right into Oz. ~ Just as it took a dog named, “Toto” to pull back the curtain to see what was being perpetrated on Oz, maybe what some consider a minor detail, like notarizing documents as the law requires, will … Read more

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal to State Judicial Department – Freeze ALL Home Foreclosures for 60 Days

Where you at May!!! Connecticut Attorney General’s Office Press Release Attorney General Asks CT Courts To Freeze Home Foreclosures 60 Days Because Of Defective Docs October 1, 2010 Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today asked the state Judicial Department to freeze all home foreclosures for 60 days because of defective document filings and institute measures to … Read more