Foreclosure Defense

  • Our Thanksgiving Message

    … Every year in this blog we pause to offer thanks to our clients. To whistleblowers. And to prosecutors, judges and special agents who each contribute in their own way to bring justice to this nation. This year is no different. Once again, we take pause to say thank you to all of those who make our work worthwhile. Injustice and fraud…

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  • Looking for CENLAR Insider (Mortgage Servicer Whistleblower Post)

    … a potentially devastating impact on the homeowners that lose their homes, on the neighborhoods that experience a growing accumulation of vacant and abandoned housing and on the nation’s economic recovery, which is largely dependent upon the stability of the housing market. For nonlawyers and bankers, loss mitigation refers to a panoply of regulations…

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  • They Did WHAT? States Cave to Ocwen!

    … In May, we were happy to write that 21 states took action against Ocwen. We hoped that action was the beginning of the end but we also warned that Ocwen seems to have more lives than a cat. Now it seems that Ocwen is back and at least 12 states haven’t even levied a fine. The states may have fallen for Ocwen’s nonsense but homeowners haven’t…

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  • Whistleblower Suit Against Quicken Loans Proceeds

    … appraisers and underwriters to fudge numbers simply to close loans. They say he has defrauded taxpayers of millions of dollars. In April of 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice sued Quicken Loans under the False Claims Act, a Civil War anti-fraud statute. The government wants Quicken to pay tens of millions in fines and penalties. According…

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  • OCWEN – The Ugly Beast is Still Alive (Whistleblower Post)

    … in Massachusetts,” Healey said. “Borrowers are entitled to fair, competent, and accurate handling of their mortgage and escrow accounts. We remain committed to helping homeowners avoid improper charges and abusive foreclosure practices.” Ocwen Fights Back Nationally Ocwen isn’t just taking on Massachusetts. On May 3rd, the company filed an 8-K report…

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  • A Banking Nightmare That Only Insiders Will Believe – Whistleblower Post

    … for months, home looted while the [owners] were dispossessed, emotional distress, lost income, apparent heart attack, suicide attempt, and post traumatic stress disorder…” The bank’s response? Despite a 109 page opinion filled with findings of misconduct, the bank says it did no wrong and plans to appeal. Meet Eric and Renee Sundquist This tale begins…

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  • Fairness in Class Actions Bill Anything But…

    … We try hard to keep politics out of this blog. Whether you are a Republican, Democrat, claim no affiliation or belong to another party, most of us agree that fraud, greed and corruption is bad. As a leading plaintiff’s law firm, we have successfully prosecuted False Claims Act whistleblower cases under both Republican and Democratic…

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  • American Advisors Group Fraud Post (Reverse Mortgage Fraud)

    … On New Years day, we posted an extensive piece on Reverse Mortgage Fraud. In that post we listed three companies that were recently the target of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Those companies are American Advisors Group, Reverse Mortgage Solutions and Aegean Financial. Aegean also goes by the name Jubilados Financial. Recently we…

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  • Anatomy of a Force Placed Insurance Scheme (California)

    … If you are reading this post and don’t know what “force placed insurance” is, we are happy for you. Unfortunately, millions of Americans know the term all too well. When you finance the purchase of a home, your lender requires the home be insured. If your home is destroyed by a flood, fire or earthquake, the bank wants to be sure it will still…

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  • Freedom Mortgage Found Guilty of Defrauding Homeowner

    …. In one case we heard that a borrower saved just $18 in monthly mortgage payments while incurring thousands ofndollars of new debt. If you have refinanced and believe the bank is simply trying to profit from the fees, call us. You may have a case. Our firm doesn’t handle individual homeowner cases. Instead, we handle class action cases…

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  • New Freedom Mortgage Investigation – Improper Crediting of Payments

    … in connection with hiring decisions. Car dealers, banks and mortgage companies use this information to gauge whether someone is a good credit risk. Even life insurance companies use credit scores in their decision making process. We are currently investigating a claim by a homeowner who reports that not only was she current on her payments, in some instances…

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  • To Hell with the Victims – Whistleblower Awards Post

    … “To hell with the bloody victims.” That is an actual quote from a story published by the National Mortgage News. According to the Orlando Sentinel, Florida has intentionally left mortgage relief funds on the table. This despite having one of the nation’s worst residential foreclosure rate. The banks get hundreds of billions of dollars…

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  • Freedom Mortgage, Veterans & Vladimir Putin?

    … and grandfather. Simply enlisting makes you a hero in our book. And as lawyers and a nation we owe a tremendous debt and gratitude for their service. So what is Freedom Mortgage doing wrong? According to one veteran, Freedom is operating a sophisticated two-step predatory lending scheme that leaves vets vulnerable to losing their home. Freedom, however, earns…

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  • Appraisal Fraud Leads to $54 Million Whistleblower Award

    …. For more information, contact attorney Brian Mahany at brian@mahanyertl.com or by telephone at (414) 704-6731 (direct). MahanyLaw – America’s Whistleblower Lawyers Find me on Google +! This entry was posted on June 29, 2015, 2:41 am and is filed under Foreclosure Defense, Fraud Recovery. You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed. …

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  • Looking for CENLAR Insider

    … information, contact attorney Brian Mahany at brian@brianmahany.com or by telephone at (414) 704-6731 (direct). MahanyLaw – America’s Whistleblower Lawyers Find me on Google +! This entry was posted on May 24, 2015, 3:46 pm and is filed under Foreclosure Defense, Fraud Recovery. You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed. …

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