Tag Archives: mortgage fraud

Georgia will get $4.1 million in mortgage settlement

Georgia is part of a multi-state settlement with a Florida company involved in widespread mortgage fraud . . .

Tags: Lender Processing Services , mortgage fraud , Sam Olens

Six banks will settle mortgage fraud lawsuit for $162 million

A group of banks that includes Atlanta-based SunTrust will pay a hefty fee to settle a lawsuit alleging mortgage fraud against veterans . . .

Tags: Amy Totenberg , Jim Butler , mortgage fraud , U.S. District Court , veterans

Deal signs foreclosure registry bill

New law sets uniform standards for local governments that establish a registry of foreclosed and vacant properties . . .

Tags: foreclosure registry , local governments , Mike Jacobs , mortgage fraud

$45 million settlement reached in mortgage fraud suit

JPMorgan Chase Bank agrees to a $45 million settlement in a Georgia lawsuit alleging mortgage fraud by the lending giant . . .

Tags: Jim Butler , JPMorgan Chase , Marlan Wilbanks , military veterans , mortgage fraud , refinancings

Senate passes foreclosure registry bill

Senate votes down amendments and passes legislation that will allow local governments to establish registries of foreclosed properties . . .

Tags: foreclosures , mortgage fraud , vacant property registry

Federal lawsuit alleges massive mortgage fraud

Two mortgage brokers file a lawsuit alleging mortgage fraud by some of the nation’s leading financial institutions . . .

Tags: GMAC Mortgage , home loan refinancing , Jim Butler , Marlan Wilbanks , mortgage fraud , U.S. District Court , Wells Fargo Bank

Bank exec draws 21-month sentence in bribery case

Former vice president of the failed Omni National Bank of Atlanta draws a 21-month federal prison sentence in a mortgage fraud prosecution . . .

Tags: Karim Lawrence , mortgage fraud , Omni National Bank , U.S. Attorney