Massachusetts /ˌmæsəˈtʃuːsɨts/, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It is bordered by Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, New York to the west, and Vermont and New Hampshire to the north; at its east lies the Atlantic Ocean. Massachusetts is the 7th smallest, but the 14th most populous and the 3rd most densely populated of the 50 United States. Massachusetts features two separate metropolitan areas: Greater Boston in the east and the Springfield metropolitan area in the west. Approximately two-thirds of Massachusetts' population lives in Greater Boston.
Posts about Massachusetts
  • OCWEN – The Ugly Beast is Still Alive (Whistleblower Post)

    … “significant harm” to its customers. As if Ocwen isn’t the real cause of harm to customers! What started as a regulatory order from the Massachusetts Division of Banks has turned into a full-fledged court battle. And now state Attorney General Maura Healey is jumping into the fray. In what should come as no surprise to many Ocwen customers, Healey…

    Due Diligence- 14 readers -
  • Regulatory Taking, Anyone?

    … Amendments of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the guidelines set forth by the Supreme Court in the 1978 Penn Central case. To no one’s surprise, the Town has signaled that it intends to appeal the verdict. Regardless, there is little doubt that state and local officials and their counsel have taken notice of the result and are trying to determine how to best enforce their regulations without sustaining a similar result. …

    Massachusetts Land Use Monitor- 13 readers -
  • Concealed or Hidden Investment Fees? SEC Whistleblower Post

    … for SEC Whistleblower actions. The whistleblower lawyers at MahanyLaw are investigating claims that investment funds are overcharging or concealing fees from investors. If you have inside information about one of these violations, please contact us immediately. You may be entitled to a large cash award through the SEC whistleblower program. Keep…

    Due Diligence- 12 readers -
  • MassHealth Fraud Lawyer – 2016 In Review

    … “Boston Strong” State Recovers $80 Million from MassHealth Fraud Schemes On paper, it looks like 2016 was a great year for MassHealth fraud recoveries. State officials claim they have recovered $80 million. That number is a bit misleading, however. While we certainly praise the efforts of the Massachusetts Attorney General…

    Due Diligence- 27 readers -
  • Smooth Sailing for Safe Salem Marina

    … of the setback requirements of the local zoning ordinance for use as a boat repair facility and office. The Marina proposed to locate that building at the edge of its property within the setback in order to provide adequate room for the safe operation of a travel lift that moved boats and to reduce the noise and fumes generated by the boat repairs…

    Gordon Orloff/ Massachusetts Land Use Monitor- 14 readers -
  • Think Glink

    … lots of inside information. He was first employed by Allied in 1998 and he was a very successful branch manager. He built branches in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Missouri, West Virginia and Arizona – and was one of their largest producers in the company. HUD passed a regulation in 2000 that said lenders – banks or nonbank lenders like Allied…

    Due Diligence- 34 readers -
  • Whistleblower News Review

    … in fact they were not. Belli had managed several Allied branches in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Arizona, and other states. He was thus in an ideal position to observe Allied Capital’s fraudulent practices, and he was determined to bring the scheme to light. Unfortunately, he passed away before the verdict came out only days ago in Texas…

    Due Diligence- 19 readers -
  • Looking For a DraftKings Update?

    … Listening to the TV or the radio, you have likely heard one of the advertisements for the fantasy sports games hosted by DraftKings. “Double your first deposit, up to six hundred dollars” – sound familiar? DraftKings ‘Free Bonus’ and ‘Double Your Cash’ Scam After signing up to receive the “free bonus” and “double your cash” up to $600, you…

    Bruning Legal- 6 readers -
  • BREAKING NEWS: Huge Win in Allied Home Mortgage Fraud Case

    … of these loans, the FHA guaranteed these loans. (This is much like Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the VA back loans.) If the loan later defaults, the government is on the hook for any deficiency. Without these loan guarantees, no one would buy these loans and there wouldn’t be any mortgage money available for home buyers. Allied was caught…

    Due Diligence- 13 readers -
  • Three Advisers in Hot Water with the CFP Board

    … that he had been charged with a felony. Moreover, the CFP Board issued a public letter for admonition and the Ohio Securities Division denied Zsarnay’s Ohio securities license because of his wrongdoing. Also, the CFP Board permanently revoked the CFP certification of Ameriprise adviser William W. Gammon of Townsend, Maryland. The Board alleged…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 10 readers -
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