Banksters: Are the Predators Becoming the Prey? The Whistleblower Reward Programs

Banksters: Predators becoming Prey? by Joel D. Hesch Thanks to the financial crisis, we have a new breed of racketeer: the bankster. Crossing the line beyond aggressive accounting and fraud, banksters use full-blown racketeering practices into the financial arena, where they prey on unsuspecting clients. In corporations and financial institutions where the only concern is … Read more

Whistleblower Lawsuit: Fannie Mae Bungled HAMP Anti-Foreclosure Program – Caroline Herron v Fannie Mae et al Case 110-Cv-00943-Rmc

Fannie Mae executives bungled their stewardship of the federal government’s massive foreclosure-prevention campaign, creating a bureaucratic muddle characterized by “mismanagement and gross waste of public funds,” according to a whistleblower lawsuit by a former Fannie Mae executive and consultant. Caroline Herron, a former Fannie vice president who returned to the mortgage giant in 2009 as … Read more

REVENGE OF THE DEBTORS – WHO CAN LEGALLY ENFORCE A MORTGAGE AFTER A “LANDMARK” CASE

“These cases encourage debtors and other parties to defensively use the mortgage securitization servicing system to prohibit servicers and other non-lending parties from enforcing rights under a mortgage. This trend, if it continues, may have significant impacts for consumer-debtor lawyers, as well as law firms that enforce mortgages and participated in mortgage loan securitization.” “A … Read more

This Judge “Gets It” Indymac Bank F.S.B. v Yano-Horoski

Indymac Bank F.S.B. v Yano-Horoski “Upon the Court’s own motion, it is ORDERED that the Adjustable Rate Note in the amount of $ 292,500.00 dated August 4, 2004 made by Diana J. Yano-Horoski in favor of IndyMac Bank F.S.B. shall be and the same is hereby cancelled, voided, avoided, nullified, set aside and is of … Read more

Defective Paperwork Strips Mortgage Holder of Foreclosure Rights NO. 09-CV-10988-PBS

MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. and COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC., v WARREN E. AGIN, TRUSTEE, A Massachusetts federal judge has upheld a bankruptcy court ruling allowing a trustee to treat a mortgage as an unsecured claim, which strips the mortgage holder of foreclosure rights, because of defective mortgage paperwork. 4closureFraud http://4closurefraud.org/ [scribd id=22778345 key=key-1jjje7m579j9jz00vftk]

EXECUTIVE ORDER 13519 ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FINANCIAL FRAUD ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE

EXECUTIVE ORDER 13519 – – – – – – – ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FINANCIAL FRAUD ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to strengthen the efforts of the Department of Justice, in conjunction with Federal, State, … Read more

MERS, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems and You

MERS,  Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems and You by Kevin Lamson Basic Corporate Information •MERS is incorporated within the State of Delaware. •MERS was first incorporated in Delaware in 1999. •The total number of shares of common stock authorized by MERSʼ articles of incorporation is 1,000. •The total number of shares of MERS common stock actually … Read more

Mortgage Securitization, Servicing, and Consumer Bankruptcy

“Well, in short, in the words of the Rapper Puff Daddy, “It’s all about the benjamins, Baby.” By O. Max Gardner III Wayne Gretzky once said that his success was due to the fact that he focused on where the puck was going to be, not where it was. For most consumer debtors who have … Read more