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Banks Pushed 800,000 Homeowners Into Unnecessary Foreclosure

ProPublica | Paul Kiel | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business

By Paul Kiel ProPublica Over the past several years, we've reported extensively on the big banks' foreclosure failings. As a result of banks' ...

PHOTOS: Burning Bank Paintings Attract Police & Collectors

AP | By JOHN ROGERS | Posted 11.13.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Alex Schaefer is the hot Los Angeles artist of the moment, thanks to a couple of oil-on-canvas works showing banks burning down. Alt...

State AGs: Foreclosure Reform Deal With Banks Is A Long Way Off

New York Times | DAVID STREITFELD and NELSON D. SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Changing the face of foreclosure in America will take some time, several state attorneys general said Wednesday, cautioning that an agreement with maj...

How to Get Rid of a Second Mortgage Without a Loan Modification

Richard Gaudreau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Gaudreau

For those facing the loss of their home and wondering whether a Chapter 13 bankruptcy may help get rid of a second mortgage, the following information may be helpful.

Banks To Allow Local Groups To Buy Foreclosed Homes Before Speculators

AP | ALAN ZIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Major banks are agreeing to give local governments and nonprofit groups the ability to buy foreclosed homes before they are sold to...

Wells Fargo Will Refile 55,000 Foreclosures Over Paperwork Concerns

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C./SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co. said on Wednesday it will re-file documents on 55,000 foreclosures, drawing immediate fir...

Dan Froomkin

Nine Stories The Press Is Underreporting -- Fraud, Fraud And More Fraud | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If it wasn't already blindingly obvious that pervasive fraud was at the heart of the financial crisis and the ensuing foreclosure catastrophe, you wou...

Murder by Mortgage

Sherman Yellen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sherman Yellen

Molly was a victim of blind trust that others would take care of her. She believed a man would be there to help her get through it all. Men helped her to get through it all -- that is, all her money.