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Jeff Gelles: S. Jersey couple, bank battle over missed mortgage break

Published on August 7, 2013 By admin

The following article is brought to you by Jeff Gelles at Philly.Com For want of a few pieces of paper, Cheyenne DiEnno and David Bjornsson may have just lost about $14,000. Is Chase Bank to blame for a loan deal gone awry? Or did Chase try its hardest, and simply not manage to get everything […]

Exec Who Allegedly Enabled Fraud Runs Chase’s Effort to Compensate Foreclosure Victims

Published on December 31, 2012 By admin

The following article is brought to you by Paul Kiel at ProPublica.Org. An executive who the Justice Department says facilitated a scheme to defraud Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is now spearheading JPMorgan Chase’s role in the government’s program to compensate victims of the big banks’ abusive foreclosure practices. The executive, Rebecca Mairone, worked at […]

Americans’ Trust In Banks Falling; Thank You, JP Morgan

Published on August 2, 2012 By admin

The following article is brought to you by Janet Novack at Forbes.Com. Americans’ trust in the U.S. financial system fell in June to its lowest point since March 2009, driven down by a notable drop in confidence in big banks, according to the quarterly Chicago Booth/Kellogg School Financial Trust Index. Paola Sapienza, co-author of the […]

Foreclosure Vandals Threaten Prospective Homeowners: ‘Only Going To Get Worse’

Published on May 4, 2012 By admin

The following article is brought to you by Harry Bradford at HuffingtonPost.Com. The painful process of foreclosure sometimes carries over to the next prospective buyers. In Anoka, Minnesota, twenty-somethings Nate Kruckeberg and his girlfriend were set to close on their first home when an unexpected act of vandalism forced them to think twice, FOX 9 […]

JPMorgan Chase Accused of Fraud in Bankruptcy Filings

Published on January 22, 2012 By admin

The following is brought to you by LawyerandSettlements.Com Newport Beach, CA: A consumer fraud class action filed against JPMorgan Chase alleges the bank routinely fabricated documents to deceive bankruptcy judges. The lawsuit, filed by Ernest Michael Bakenie, states “Through the use of fabricated assignments, endorsements and affidavits that purport to transfer deeds of trust, notes […]