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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.

Fixing the Mortgage Mess: The Game-changing Implications of Bain v. MERS

Ellen Brown | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business
Ellen Brown

San Bernardino and other counties are drowning in debt from a crisis created when Wall Street's real estate securitization bubble burst. By using eminent domain, they can clean up the destruction of their land title records and 400 years of real property law.

New State Bank Bills Address Credit and Housing Crises

Ellen Brown | Posted 04.28.2012 | Business
Ellen Brown

We may not be able to beat the banks, but we don't have to play their game. We can take our marbles and go home.

Big Bank Settlement Offers Cities Opportunity to Address Foreclosure Devastation - If They Take It

Dan Kildee | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business
Dan Kildee

The $26 billion settlement between state attorneys general, the federal government and five of the nation's largest banks offers a cautionary tale and some real opportunities for communities grappling with the foreclosure crisis.