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Bank Of America Deal A Victory For New York Families

Eric T. Schneiderman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics
Eric T. Schneiderman

This settlement sends a strong message that banks that prey on customers and investors will be held accountable. I will continue to investigate financial institutions that bend the rules for their own benefit, and pursue equal justice for all New York families.

Big Press on Bank of America Treatment of Whistleblower Michael Winston -- But, You'll Have to Read German!

Jerry Ashton | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Jerry Ashton

Germany's respected Handelsblatt, that country's parallel to the Wall Street Journal, recently devoted an entire section and a featured interview to the deliberate and ongoing crushing of American Michael Winston's finances and spirit by one of our country's largest banks.

Huge Settlement Looms

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business

(Adds Department of Justice declined to comment) June 5 (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp could pay more than $12 billion to settle pro...

Ben Hallman

Bank Of America Still Discriminating Against Minority Neighborhoods: Complaint | Ben Hallman | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business

Bank of America continues to neglect foreclosed homes it owns in predominately minority neighborhoods even though it is under investigation for discri...

Ben Hallman

'The Most Innocent Victims Of The Foreclosure Crisis' | Ben Hallman | Posted 10.25.2013 | Business

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- In a hotel room not far from Disneyland, Renee Genel slumps on a couch, her family's meager possessions scattered nearby in torn p...

Bank Of America Calls Foreclosure Whistleblowers Liars

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.12.2013 | Business

Bank of America is fighting back in court against former employees who claim the bank encouraged them to push homeowners into foreclosure instead of t...

Damning Allegations Against Bank Of America

Reuters | Posted 08.14.2013 | Business

By Michelle Conlin and Peter Rudegeair June 14 (Reuters) - Six former Bank of America Corp employees have alleged that the bank delib...

'Independent' Foreclosure Reviewers Not So Independent

ProPublica | Paul Kiel | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business

ProPublica: The Independent Foreclosure Review is the government's main effort to compensate homeowners for harm they suffered at the hands of banks ...

Ben Hallman

Mounting Evidence Calls Into Question So-Called Indepenent Foreclosure Review | Ben Hallman | Posted 10.25.2012 | Business

After three years of hand-to-hand combat with Bank of America over his home loan, Daniel Casper was more than ready to call in a neutral referee. So i...

How the Big Banks Lost and Homeowners Won in California

Rick Jacobs | Posted 09.02.2012 | Business
Rick Jacobs

Bills that looked very much like the Homeowner Bill of Rights had been introduced for four years. They died in committee or on the floor at various times, until now. The difference?

BofA Takes Four Years To Pay A Woman's Wrongful-Foreclosure Settlement

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.29.2012 | Business

One Texas woman finally got the $300,000 that Bank of America owed her. And it only took four years. The Southeast Texas Record has the whole sad s...

In Story Of Stolen Car, Bank Of America Stonewalls

Posted 06.21.2012 | Business

When it comes to metaphors describing foreclosures, weak economic growth, and -- especially -- lost American muscle, it's hard to find a real-life exa...

Woman Says BofA Wrongly Foreclosed On Her Home, Took Her Son's Purple Heart

Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

Upon returning home from a visit with her son in a military hospital abroad, Lilly Washington was surprised to find a “for sale” sign had been pla...

PHOTOS: Protesters Swarm BofA Shareholder Meeting

Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

Americans angry at Bank of America tried to communicate their frustration to the bank on Wednesday, quite literally. Protesters gathered outside o...

PHOTOS: Protestors Collect Trash From Foreclosure, Deliver To Bank

Posted 05.07.2012 | Miami

Neighbors from Liberty City rallied together Thursday to gather trash at an abandoned, foreclosed home and then deliver the garbage to a downtown bran...

Mother, Disabled Daughter Forced Out Of Home Even After BofA Modification

Posted 04.13.2012 | Business

A Los Angeles-area woman and her severely disabled daughter were forced to flee their home of 25 years in a matter of minutes, allegedly in large part...

Behind Every 'Distressed Asset' Is a Distressed Human Being

Joel Sucher | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics
Joel Sucher

Shaun Donovan, with his engineering of the robo-signing settlement, has done his best to emulate former President George W. Bush's "mission accomplished" moment, trying to spin the deal as some sort of resolution.

Ben Hallman

This Is Not A Misprint: Good News For Some Homeowners With Bank of America Loans | Ben Hallman | Posted 03.08.2012 | Business

For once, now might be a good time to have a Bank of America home loan. Under the $25 billion foreclosure settlement signed last month, Bank of Ame...

Why The AG Settlement Is Good For Communities Of Color

Janet Murguía | Posted 04.10.2012 | Latino Voices
Janet Murguía

State Attorneys General (AG) arrived at a $25 billion agreement with mortgage servicers in response to the "robosigning" scandal that broke 18 months ago.

BofA Nearly Forecloses On Man's House Because Of Typo

Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

Tom Mudie pushed one wrong button and it almost cost him his house. The Tampa Tribune reports that Mudie was put into a mortgage modification progr...

Feds Defend Mortgage Giants In Suit Against Chicago

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 12.15.2011 | Chicago

This summer, residents and community organizers called on Chicago's City Council to do something about the vacant, foreclosed properties that were bec...

Man Suing BofA For Giving His Account To Another Man With The Same Name

Posted 11.17.2011 | Business

One man is suing Bank of America after the company allegedly handed over his account to another customer with the same name. Konstantinos Alexopou...

Jason Linkins

Bank Of America CEO 'Incensed' That So Many People Keep Pointing Out How Awful His Bank Is | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

I'm sure you remember where you were when you heard that Bank Of America announced that after receiving taxpayer bailouts, it was going to institute a $5 monthly fee for the privilege of using your debit card. "Well, that's exactly why I saved Bank Of America in 2008," you probably said, because you are a Good American. "I look forward to my new negative-interest checking account," you probably added. Well, apparently you Good Americans are in short supply, because according to Bloomberg News this morning, BofA Chief Executive Officer Brian T. Moynihan has been inundated by a bunch of Negative Nancies, and the experience has left him feeling "incensed."

Can Emanuel Plan Help Chicago Communities Torn Apart By Foreclosures?

Posted 10.17.2011 | Chicago

A new recovery program will rely on community groups to identify viable foreclosed properties in nine Chicago neighborhoods hard-hit by the foreclosur...

Will Guzzardi

'Banks Got Bailed Out, We Got Sold Out' | Will Guzzardi | Posted 10.10.2011 | Chicago

Marsha Godard is an outspoken, 52-year-old woman from the Lawndale neighborhood on Chicago's West Side and a customer at Bank of America. On the morni...