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America's Shadow Banking System: A Web of Financial Fraud

Ellen Brown | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business
Ellen Brown

Investigation is needed into not just whether massive robo-signing occurred but why it was being done. The alleged justification -- that the bankers were so busy that they cut corners -- hardly seems credible given the extent of the practice.

Loren Berlin

Foreclosure Settlement Awaits California's Next Move | Loren Berlin | Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

As state attorneys general continue to pursue a national settlement with mortgage companies to resolve claims of improper handling of foreclosure proc...

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama Administration Pushing For Homeowner Fund While State Officials Try To Levy Fines In Ongoing Mortgage Probes | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.11.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is pushing for the creation of a federal account funded by the nation's 14 largest mortgage firms to help distr...

Robo-Signer Goes On The Attack, Threatens Foreclosure Defense Lawyers

St. Petersburg Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nationwide Title Clearing, a Palm Harbor company at the center of the nation's robo-signing controversy, is going on the offensive against its critics...

Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus. But There Is No Due Process in Florida

Monique Zimmerman-Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Monique Zimmerman-Stein

As we fight for homeowners to do the right thing and uphold their side of the lease, I feel that is important for the court system and press to understand what is happening to renters across the country.

Shahien Nasiripour

'Robo-Signer' Foreclosure Scandal May Threaten Fundamental Financial Stability, Government Watchdog Warns | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This story was updated at 11:30 a.m. and 4:10 p.m. ET to include more information. The ongoing "turmoil" roiling megabanks and their faulty home fore...

Report From the Epicenter of the Fraudclosure Crisis

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Schechter

In all of the economic issues we are dealing with, there is always a "back story, a deeper context" that is usually missing, "disappeared" like those ...

Meet Banks' 'Robo-Signers': 'Foreclosure Experts' Were Hair Stylists, Teens, Walmart Workers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (AP, Michelle Conlin) -- In an effort to rush through thousands of home foreclosures since 2007, financial institutions and their mortgage se...