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We have been keeping track of FinCEN's SAR Activity Review – Trends, Tips & Issues virtually from its inception.
In its just issued May 2013 report, FinCEN provides new information regarding two areas of importance:
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman To Sue Wells Fargo & Bank Of America For Violating National Mortgage Settlement...more
FRAUD, NOT MISTAKES AND ERRORS, HAVE PERMEATED THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS IN AMERICA
When judges begin ordering the accounting and financial books and records of the
alleged owner of a borrower’s note to be produced, not...more
For several months, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB” or “Bureau”) has implemented a spate of enforcement actions against banks and non-banks. My interest in this article is neither to re-litigate those cases...more
On January 24, 2013, as the last of the Final Rules of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rolled out, I offered an outline of all of them, entitled "CFPB's Gang of Seven (Final Rules)".*
I listed them in...more
Lessons Learned Could Enhance Continuing Reviews and Activities under Amended Consent Orders
The Government Accountability Office released their second report on the Independent Foreclosure Reviews. At...more
Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Elijah Cummings to Meet with Fed and OCC on Foreclosure Abuses
Washington, D.C. March 25, 2013
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD) sent a...more
Thursday, March 7, 2013
WHISTLEBLOWER: WELLS FARGO FABRICATED AND ALTERED MORTGAGE DOCUMENTS ON A MASS BASIS
Over the last two and a half years, Wells Fargo, like most of the major mortgage servicers, claimed that it had a...more
House Oversight Committee Requests Briefing on Potential Independent Foreclosure Review Process Settlement
Washington, DC (Jan. 5, 2013)
The Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and...more
STATE OF MICHIGAN ATTORNEY GENERAL BILL SCHUETTE FILES CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST FORMER MORTGAGE PROCESSOR PRESIDENT FOR ROLE IN FRAUDULENT...more
Lorraine Brown established and orchestrated a widespread scheme of robo-signing and was associated with an enterprise, to wit DOCX. ...more
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), in coordination with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), has issued warning letters to twelve mortgage lenders and mortgage brokers advising them to remove or revise misleading...more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Former Executive at Florida-Based Lender Processing Services Inc. Admits Role in Mortgage-Related Document...more
On October 31, 2012, the CFPB issued its first issue of Supervisory Highlights: Fall 2012, a newsletter to the public and the financial services industry about its examination program, including the concerns that it finds...more
On September 18, 2012 FinCEN held an Informational Webinar regarding the new FinCEN Suspicious Activity Report (SAR).
The corresponding, full PowerPoint presentation of the recorded version of this Webinar is available...more
Editor's Comment: Following up with the offensive strategy and the concept of attacking every weak point in the pretender lender's strategies, Fagan went after Wells Fargo on the seemingly innocuous motion for the Judge...more
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Sues Bank Of America For Over $1 Billion For Multi-Year Mortgage Fraud Against Government Sponsored Entities Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Homeowner Complaint Summary: I am a victim of fraud and I am attaching pdf files which includes an Assignment of a Deed of Trust that was recorded with the Los Angeles Register Recorders office on August 29, 2011 under...more
Barry Fagan Launches Administrative Counter Attack
Posted on October 11, 2012 by Neil Garfield
Editor’s Comment: Barry...more
Last year, we notified you about the Company Portal Manual (Manual) issued by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The Manual gave instructions on the use of the special access portal, known as the Company Portal...more
CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL COMPLAINT
CALIFORNIA SENATE BILL NO. 1474 RE: CONVENING GRAND JURY FOR MORTGAGE FRAUD
Barry S Fagan
20475 Roca Chica Dr.
Malibu, California 90265
Wells Fargo Bank,...more
CALIFORNIA SENATE BILL No. 1474
An act to amend Sections 781 and 923 of the Penal Code, relating to grand jury proceedings.
Approved by Governor September 25, 2012.
Filed Secretary of State September 25,...more
Topics In This Issue:
- CONSUMER FINANCE
- CREDIT CARDS
- PRIVACY/DATA SECURITY
- CRIMINAL ENFORCEMENT
- Excerpt From FEDERAL ISSUES:
On August 16, 2012, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an Advisory to highlight activity related to mortgage loan fraud, especially as it pertains to Residential Mortgage Lenders and Originators (RMLOs)....more
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