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  • The Standing Dead: Law Tackles the Plague of Zombie Properties in New York

    … was traded away from New York in 2004. The mortgage lender, Deutsche Bank, did not complete foreclosure proceedings on the property until 2015 and the house has remained uninhabited and unmaintained for nearly 12 years. The foreclosure sale price for the “as is” property is only $1.5 million. The above is a classic example of what are known…

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 14 readers -
  • Anatomy of a Force Placed Insurance Scheme (California)

    … “How do I sue my bank?,” “Can I sue my bank”, Can you represent me in a foreclosure action?, etc. Unfortunately, we don’t take individual cases regarding home mortgages, can’t provide legal advice to non-clients and can’t process every call. The only way to contact us if you have a possible force placed insurance claim is by email. Every email…

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
  • Houston Woman Charged with Defrauding Professional Athletes

    … that she laundered through dozens of bank accounts to pay for her own personal expenses. In order to conduct the fraud, Fulford used several aliases to avoid being caught. If convicted, Fulford could face up to 20 years in federal prison. The attorneys of Eccleston Law LLC represent investors and advisers nationwide in securities and employment matters…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 17 readers -
  • “Banks Pump Up”? So Do Whistleblower Lawyers!

    … to have Trump in office. That includes big banks. After years of billion dollar fines and bad press, the “too big to fail” Wall Street crowd is finally making money. (Wells Fargo still is reeling from its phony account fiasco.) So are big banks out of the woods? Probably not. Banks aren’t celebrating because they suddenly cleaned up their act. Instead…

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
  • FCPA Foreign Bribery Active Investigations – Last Call for Whistleblowers

    … 2016 was a banner year for the SEC and Department of Justice. The SEC paid out record whistleblower awards. The Department of Justice had its third best year under the False Claims Act. It paid over $500 million in whistleblower awards. Perhaps the biggest whistleblower news, however, was the record number of awards for information about bribery…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
  • First Loan Officers, Now PNC Asst. Managers Win FLSA Suit

    … a tie! FLSA and Wage Theft Claims Employers that refuse to pay minimum wage or overtime wages are guilty of wage theft. Under the FLSA, workers are entitled to double back pay and legal fees. They are also protected against retaliation. Some of the most egregious overtime violations occur in the financial services industry. If you think you may…

    Due Diligence- 13 readers -
  • Overview of Foreclosure Bill of Rights for New York Homeowners

    … coaster of not knowing whether they will lose their homes. To help clarify the foreclosure process and to protect homeowners from banks or mortgage servicers that may try to take advantage of them, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has adopted and published a Residential Foreclosure Actions Consumer Bill of Rights. The following…

    Ronald D. Weiss, PC- 13 readers -
  • Freedom Mortgage Found Guilty of Defrauding Homeowner

    …. The transaction has been demonstrated to be effectively one-sided, for the benefit of the lender.” The court delayed the foreclosure, ordered Freedom to pay her $34,438 and attorney’s fees of $26,165. MahanyLaw Investigating loandepot (Loan Depot) and Freedom Mortgage The fraud recovery lawyers at MahanyLaw are currently investigating whether…

    Due Diligence- 20 readers -
  • Jail for Fla. Lighting Contractor in Kickback Scheme

    … of money. Just $764,000. (Although he claims he has expenses.) That is another troubling argument. If three men rob a bank together should their sentences be determined by how much he one receives? Bustillo Sentenced on January 6th Bustillo’s arguments for leniency ring hollow. Apparently, the court thought so to. Despite a plea for just 12 months…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
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