An attorney accused of spoon-feeding answers to unqualified robo-witnesses has failed to limit the scope of her deposition about her actions in a foreclosure case.
Erin Prete of Gasdick Stanton Early in Orlando is accused of improperly coaching employees of Atlanta-based mortgage servicer Ocwen Financial Corp. about their testimony against Florida homeowners.
“The who, what, where and when can be inquired into, but not the why,” Prete’s attorney, Michael Colgan of the Tampa office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, argued at a hearing Tuesday in Fort Pierce.
Prete’s accuser is foreclosure defense attorney Thomas Ice, representing homeowners Thomas and Jeanette Rolle in the foreclosure suit brought by Ocwen and lender Deutsche Bank National Trust Co.
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