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BofA Judge Still Resists Erasing ‘Heartless’ Foreclosure Ruling

Bloomberg- A judge who imposed a $45 million penalty on Bank of America Corp. over a foreclosure on a California couple still isn’t ready to forget the case he described as a “Kafkaesque nightmare.” U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein voiced exasperation Wednesday as the bank sought for the third time to win his approval of a confidential […]

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TFH 10/22 | Special Seventh Year Anniversary Show Foreclosure Workshops #49 and #50: Wells Fargo Bank v. Erum — When Is a “Notice of Default” a Notice of Default and When Is It Not? Nationstar Mortgage v. Akepa Properties — When Is a Foreclosing Plaintiff’s “Lack of Standing” a Jurisdictional Defect and When Is It Not?

COMING TO YOU LIVE DIRECTLY FROM THE DUBIN LAW OFFICES AT HARBOR COURT, DOWNTOWN HONOLULU, HAWAII LISTEN TO KHVH-AM (830 ON THE AM RADIO DIAL) ALSO AVAILABLE ON KHVH-AM ON THE iHEART APP ON THE INTERNET . . Sunday – October 22  ——————— Special Seventh Year Anniversary Show Foreclosure Workshops #49 and #50: Wells Fargo […]

Source: Stopforeclosurefraud – TFH 10/22 | Special Seventh Year Anniversary Show Foreclosure Workshops #49 and #50: Wells Fargo Bank v. Erum — When Is a “Notice of Default” a Notice of Default and When Is It Not? Nationstar Mortgage v. Akepa Properties — When Is a Foreclosing Plaintiff’s “Lack of Standing” a Jurisdictional Defect and When Is It Not?

California, Ohio Extend Sanctions Against Wells Fargo Bank

Corporate Counsel- California State Treasurer John Chiang said he has decided to extend his state’s financial sanctions against Wells Fargo & Co. into a second year, while Ohio extended its sanctions another six months. At least four other states and three cities also suspended their governments’ business with Wells Fargo. So far only California and Ohio have […]

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How Banks Undermined Federal Foreclosure Assistance

Obama’s 2009 mortgage-modification program would have helped 70% more homeowners if lenders had been better organized. Stanford Graduate School of Business- In early 2009, in the depths of the mortgage meltdown, President Barack Obama launched a multi-billion-dollar effort to stem the flood of home foreclosures. It was called the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), and […]

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Hopkins v. HOMEWARD RESIDENTIAL, INC., Cal: Court of Appeal, 1st Appellate Dist | The judgments are reversed with respect to the fifth cause of action (negligence against Homeward), the sixth cause of action (negligence against Citi), and the eleventh cause of action (unfair competition against both defendants)

  DONALD RAY HOPKINS, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. HOMEWARD RESIDENTIAL, INC., et al., Defendants and Respondents. No. A144292.Court of Appeals of California, First District, Division Two.Filed September 28, 2017.Appeal from the Alameda County, Superior Court No. RG 11581294. NOT TO BE PUBLISHED IN OFFICIAL REPORTS California Rules of Court, rule 8.1115(a), prohibits courts and parties […]

Source: Stopforeclosurefraud – Hopkins v. HOMEWARD RESIDENTIAL, INC., Cal: Court of Appeal, 1st Appellate Dist | The judgments are reversed with respect to the fifth cause of action (negligence against Homeward), the sixth cause of action (negligence against Citi), and the eleventh cause of action (unfair competition against both defendants)

TFH 10/15 | Foreclosure Workshop #48: Kipuhulu Sugar Co. v. Nakila — Does a Different Statute of Limitations Apply to the Enforcement of Mortgages than to the Enforcement of Notes?

COMING TO YOU LIVE DIRECTLY FROM THE DUBIN LAW OFFICES AT HARBOR COURT, DOWNTOWN HONOLULU, HAWAII LISTEN TO KHVH-AM (830 ON THE AM RADIO DIAL) ALSO AVAILABLE ON KHVH-AM ON THE iHEART APP ON THE INTERNET . . Sunday – October 15  ——————— Foreclosure Workshop #48: Kipuhulu Sugar Co. v. Nakila — Does a Different […]

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Citi, Deutsche Bank, HSBC agree to pay $132 million to settle Libor claims

Reuters- Citigroup Inc, Deutsche Bank AG and HSBC Holdings Plc have agreed to pay a combined $132 million to settle a U.S. class action brought by futures traders accusing them of manipulating the Libor benchmark interest rate, according to a U.S. court filing on Wednesday. Citi, Deutsche Bank and HSBC agreed to pay $33.4 million, […]

Source: Stopforeclosurefraud – Citi, Deutsche Bank, HSBC agree to pay 2 million to settle Libor claims

Maine Supreme Court Ruling Could Provide Relief for Victims of Foreclosure Abuse

Free Press Online- Last month, the Maine Supreme Court issued a stunning rebuke to national mortgage companies that have flagrantly committed fraud and abuse against homeowners across the state. In its groundbreaking decision, the state’s highest court ruled in the case Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) v. Deschaine that the governmentbacked mortgager Fannie Mae […]

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Statement of Acting United States Attorney David C. Weiss on the Wilmington Trust Corporation Settlement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Statement of Acting United States Attorney David C. Weiss on the Wilmington Trust Corporation Settlement “Wilmington Trust Company (WT) has been a fixture in this community for more than 100 years. This is why the bank’s decline and the fire sale acquisition by M&T Bank was such a […]

Source: Stopforeclosurefraud – Statement of Acting United States Attorney David C. Weiss on the Wilmington Trust Corporation Settlement

Carbone v. CALIBER HOME LOANS, INC., | Dist. Court, ED New York – Federal Court Holds Pre-Foreclosure Notice Is Not Subject to FDCPA

H/T LEXOLOGY   JANINE CARBONE, on behalf of plaintiff and a class, Plaintiff, v. CALIBER HOME LOANS, INC., Defendants. No. 15-CV-5190 (JS) (GRB).United States District Court, E.D. New York.September 19, 2017.Janine Carbone, Plaintiff, represented by Abraham Kleinman, Kleinman, LLC. Janine Carbone, Plaintiff, represented by Tiffany N. Hardy, Edelman Combs Latturner & Goodwin LLC. Caliber Home […]

Source: Stopforeclosurefraud – Carbone v. CALIBER HOME LOANS, INC., | Dist. Court, ED New York – Federal Court Holds Pre-Foreclosure Notice Is Not Subject to FDCPA