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By February 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

New Mortgage Modification Scam Sweeping Florida

Law enforcement is calling a new Florida loan modification scam one of the most sophisticated mortgage scams yet. Borrowers receive an authentic-looking modification offer in the mail. The offer includes detailed information about the borrowers’ loans culled from publicly available foreclosure documents and promises favorable terms, like reduced payments and principal forgiveness. All the borrower […]

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Visendi v. Bank of America: Ninth Circuit Dismisses Mass Joinder Foreclosure Suit
By October 24, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Visendi v. Bank of America: Ninth Circuit Dismisses Mass Joinder Foreclosure Suit

In Visendi v. Bank of America, et al. the Ninth Circuit held that a mass joinder foreclosure suit filed in state court was properly removed to federal court but required dismissal of claims by all but the first named plaintiff. 137 homeowners, including Carla Visendi, sued 25 financial institutions, including Bank of America and Wells […]

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By March 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

LPS Illegally Charging Fees to Homeowners in Foreclosures Charges Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden by letter to US Attorney General Eric Holder has requested an investigation into Lender Processing Services (LPS), a foreclosure service provider for the nation’s largest loan servicers. In response to a report from an Oregon industry insider, Wyden investigated claims that LPS may be illegally tacking on fees and charges that […]

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2 Foreclosure Relief Scams Every Distressed Homeowner Should Know About
By October 28, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

2 Foreclosure Relief Scams Every Distressed Homeowner Should Know About

If you are a homeowner in default, then you are the target of thousands of scammers across the country who say they want to “help” you save your home. What they really want is your money. You may find them on the internet, or they may find you. Here is what you need to know […]

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