FORECLOSURE FRAUD | by DinSFLA - Part 3
Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Northwest Trustee Services of Bellevue, Washington, for Illegally Foreclosing on Servicemembers’ Homes

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Northwest Trustee Services of Bellevue, Washington, for Illegally Foreclosing on Servicemembers’ Homes

01 October 2018

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Northwest Trustee Services of Bellevue, Washington, for Illegally Foreclosing on Servicemembers’ Homes The Department of Justice today announced a settlement with Northwest Trustee Services Inc. (Northwest) of Bellevue, Washington, to resolve a lawsuit alleging that the foreclosure services company violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). The complaint, filed in […]

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Authorities: Foreclosure lawyer Mark Stopa made nearly $5 million off clients’ homes

Authorities: Foreclosure lawyer Mark Stopa made nearly $5 million off clients’ homes

01 October 2018

Tampa Bay – During the foreclosure crisis, thousands of Floridians turned to Mark Stopa for help in saving their homes. The 41-year-old St. Petersburg lawyer became one of the state’s best-known foreclosure defense experts, quoted in national publications and portraying himself as a bulwark against heartless and conniving lenders. But even as Stopa helped many people […]

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TFH 9/30 | Foreclosure Workshop #68: How To Draft Discovery Requests That Will Defeat Foreclosure (Part Two)

TFH 9/30 | Foreclosure Workshop #68: How To Draft Discovery Requests That Will Defeat Foreclosure (Part Two)

29 September 2018

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 – September 30, 2018 Foreclosure Workshop #68: How To Draft Discovery Requests That Will Defeat Foreclosure (Part […]

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21 Massachusetts residents hope SJC will allow foreclosure appeals to proceed, bar evictions

21 Massachusetts residents hope SJC will allow foreclosure appeals to proceed, bar evictions

27 September 2018

MASSLIVE- Rorie Susan Woods has been fighting eviction from her West Street home for several years and wants to keep fighting. But she said high costs to continue her court case make that impossible. Meanwhile, the Massachusetts Alliance of Against Predatory Lending has filed an appeal with the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on behalf of Woods and 20 others facing […]

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A decade after the housing crisis, foreclosures still haunt homeowners

A decade after the housing crisis, foreclosures still haunt homeowners

27 September 2018

Market Watch- Maria Landi, a 75-year-old retired insurance specialist, and her husband John, had been making payments on their East Brunswick, New Jersey home for 40 years when Wells Fargo foreclosed on it in 2010. At the time, John Landi was forced into early retirement by the financial crisis from his job as a producer […]

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Schultz v. Midland Credit Management, Inc., (3d Cir. 2018) |  CLASS ACTION –  Misleading, Deceptive & False statement in a debt collection letter to the effect that forgiveness of the debt may be reported to the Internal Revenue Service constitutes a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), 15 U.S.C. §1692 et. seq.

Schultz v. Midland Credit Management, Inc., (3d Cir. 2018) | CLASS ACTION – Misleading, Deceptive & False statement in a debt collection letter to the effect that forgiveness of the debt may be reported to the Internal Revenue Service constitutes a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), 15 U.S.C. §1692 et. seq.

26 September 2018

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BUSHNELL vs PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOC., LLC | FL 2nd DCA –  the reciprocity provision in section 57.105(7) applies to a properly pleaded request for attorney’s fees made pursuant to the terms of the agreement

BUSHNELL vs PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOC., LLC | FL 2nd DCA – the reciprocity provision in section 57.105(7) applies to a properly pleaded request for attorney’s fees made pursuant to the terms of the agreement

25 September 2018

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BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON v. GLENVILLE | FL Supreme Court – Conflict of Surplus Funds Claim Time Frame

BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON v. GLENVILLE | FL Supreme Court – Conflict of Surplus Funds Claim Time Frame

25 September 2018

H/T DUBIN LAW OFFICES   THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, etc., Petitioner, v. DIANNE D. GLENVILLE a/k/a DIANE D. GLENVILLE a/k/a DIANE GLENVILLE, et al., Respondents. No. SC17-954.Supreme Court of Florida.September 6, 2018.Application for Review of the Decision of the District Court of Appeal — Certified Direct Conflict of Decisions Second District — Case […]

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TURNER v SETERUS | CA Appeals Court – the fact that the property was a community asset gives him standing to pursue all of the tort causes of action in the third amended complaint

TURNER v SETERUS | CA Appeals Court – the fact that the property was a community asset gives him standing to pursue all of the tort causes of action in the third amended complaint

24 September 2018

H/T DUBIN LAW OFFICES   Filed 9/24/18 CERTIFIED FOR PARTIAL PUBLICATION* IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT (Sacramento) —- AMY ARLENE TURNER et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. SETERUS, INC., Defendant and Respondent. C079613 (Super. Ct. No. 34201400162567CUORGDS) APPEAL from a judgment of the Superior Court of Sacramento […]

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TFH 9/23 | Foreclosure Workshop #67: How To Draft Discovery Requests That Will Defeat Foreclosure

TFH 9/23 | Foreclosure Workshop #67: How To Draft Discovery Requests That Will Defeat Foreclosure

23 September 2018

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 – September 23, 2018 Foreclosure Workshop #67: How To Draft Discovery Requests That Will Defeat Foreclosure . […]

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NEVADA SANDCASTLES, LLC v. BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, Nev: Supreme Court | QUITE TITLE – Here, it is undisputed that respondent had actual knowledge of the foreclosure sale because it received the notice of sale.

NEVADA SANDCASTLES, LLC v. BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, Nev: Supreme Court | QUITE TITLE – Here, it is undisputed that respondent had actual knowledge of the foreclosure sale because it received the notice of sale.

20 September 2018

  NEVADA SANDCASTLES, LLC, Appellant, v. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWALT TRUST, INC. ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2004-18CB MORTGAGE PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-18CB, Respondent. No. 74522.Supreme Court of Nevada.Filed September 13, 2018.Before: Cherry, Parraguirre and Stiglich, JJ. […]

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‘Zombie Homes’ Lawsuit Targets Citi and Wells Fargo as Neighbors Decry Sex, Drugs and Squatters

‘Zombie Homes’ Lawsuit Targets Citi and Wells Fargo as Neighbors Decry Sex, Drugs and Squatters

20 September 2018

New York State’s 2016 “Zombie Home” law requires banks and their subcontractors to periodically inspect houses going through foreclosure — and if residents have bailed out — take over the cost of property maintenance NBC- The de Blasio administration is taking big banks to court over their failure to clean up a cluster of abandoned […]

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Judge Rules ICOs May Be Covered by Securities Law, but the Status of Utility Tokens Remains Unclear

Judge Rules ICOs May Be Covered by Securities Law, but the Status of Utility Tokens Remains Unclear

20 September 2018

So why is a securitized trust real estate loan contract defrauding homeowners not also a securitized transaction in relation to borrowers? Lexology- A federal district court has—for the first time—agreed with the SEC that initial coin offerings (ICOs) could be considered securities offerings and has allowed a criminal case alleging violations of securities laws arising […]

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The National Mortgage Settlement is officially over – Monitor’s office to shut down by end of 2018

The National Mortgage Settlement is officially over – Monitor’s office to shut down by end of 2018

19 September 2018

HW- The National Mortgage Settlement, the massive mortgage servicing settlement between the federal government, 49 states (all excluding Oklahoma), and five of the nation’s biggest banks and mortgage servicers, is now done and complete. The National Mortgage Settlement is no more. RIP. The settlement, which was originally announced on Feb. 9, 2012, required Bank of America, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, […]

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CFTC Orders Bank of America, N.A. to Pay $30 Million Penalty for Attempted Manipulation and False Reporting of U.S. Dollar ISDAFIX Benchmark Swap Rates

CFTC Orders Bank of America, N.A. to Pay $30 Million Penalty for Attempted Manipulation and False Reporting of U.S. Dollar ISDAFIX Benchmark Swap Rates

19 September 2018

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) today issued an Order filing and settling charges against Bank of America, N.A. (Bank of America or the Bank) for attempted manipulation of the ISDAFIX benchmark and requiring Bank of America to pay a $30 million civil monetary penalty. The CFTC Order finds that, beginning in January 2007 and […]

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Florida Courts Are Prepared For A New Wave Of Foreclosures

Florida Courts Are Prepared For A New Wave Of Foreclosures

18 September 2018

Law360- ATTOM Data Solutions, a national property database that aggregates data for over 150 million U.S. properties, recently published its July 2018 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, leaving many in South Florida with an unsettling sense of deja vu. Its July report indicated Miami experienced a third consecutive month of year-over-year increases in foreclosure starts, with […]

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Judge deals Wells Fargo another blow in mortgage scandal

Judge deals Wells Fargo another blow in mortgage scandal

17 September 2018

NY POST- Wells Fargo has not yet earned back the trust of New York Federal Judge Robert Drain. The US Southern District Court judge ruled this week that a New York homeowner The Post profiled in August who fought back against the denial of a mortgage modification request by Wells Fargo — had the right to have […]

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TFH 9/16 | What Every Homeowner Needs To Know To Survive a Foreclosure Auction: How To Challenge Ten Major Foreclosure Auction Abuses, Including as Fiduciary and Due Process Violations.

TFH 9/16 | What Every Homeowner Needs To Know To Survive a Foreclosure Auction: How To Challenge Ten Major Foreclosure Auction Abuses, Including as Fiduciary and Due Process Violations.

16 September 2018

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 – September 16, 2018 What Every Homeowner Needs To Know To Survive a Foreclosure Auction: How To […]

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U.S. households are still scarred by the financial crisis, new report suggests

U.S. households are still scarred by the financial crisis, new report suggests

12 September 2018

MarketWatch- Even a decade removed from the housing bubble, with the unemployment rate at 20-year lows, the U.S. household is still scarred by the financial crisis. That’s the contention of a new report from Deutsche Bank economists Matthew Luzzetti, Brett Ryan and Justin Weidner, who talk of a household “savings glut.” The economists say there’s […]

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Fannie Mae Reminds Homeowners and Servicers of Mortgage Assistance Options for Areas Affected by Hurricane Florence

Fannie Mae Reminds Homeowners and Servicers of Mortgage Assistance Options for Areas Affected by Hurricane Florence

12 September 2018

Pete Bakel 202-752-2034 WASHINGTON, DC – Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTC) is reminding those impacted by Hurricane Florence of the options available for mortgage assistance. Under Fannie Mae’s guidelines for single-family mortgages: Homeowners impacted by Hurricane Florence are eligible to stop making mortgage payments for up to 12 months, during which time they: will not incur late […]

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Freddie Mac Confirms Disaster Relief Policies as Hurricane Florence Approaches

Freddie Mac Confirms Disaster Relief Policies as Hurricane Florence Approaches

12 September 2018

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freddie Mac(OTCQB: FMCC) today reminded Servicers of its disaster relief policies for borrowers who have been affected by Hurricane Florence. Freddie Mac’s disaster relief options are available to borrowers whose homes or places of employment are located in presidentially-declared Major Disaster Areas where federal individual assistance programs are […]

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California’s housing crisis is so bad people are living in cars

California’s housing crisis is so bad people are living in cars

11 September 2018

Vice- There is a shortage of affordable housing in every state in the country, but it’s especially bad in California, where more and more people are discovering the only place they can afford to live is inside a car. There’s only one affordable housing unit for every five extremely low-income households in the state, and […]

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