Foreclosure Freeze Started With One Small Case In Maine

10/15/2010 08:10 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • David Streitfeld The New York Times

All of this is largely because Mr. Cox realized almost immediately that Mrs. Bradbury's foreclosure file did not look right. The documents from the lender, GMAC Mortgage, were approved by an employee whose title was "limited signing officer," an indication to the lawyer that his knowledge of the case was effectively nonexistent.

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