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Wrongful Foreclosures

Bank Repossesses Wrong Home, Sells Owner's Stuff

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

Katie Barnett only wants her stuff back. She says all her possessions in Vinton County, Ohio, disappeared when Wellston First National Bank confuse...

'One Final Kick To The Homeowner's N*ts'

Posted 05.08.2013 | Comedy

Think the free market will save us? Think again, says Jon Stewart. In fact, when you combine free market incompetence with a lack of government oversi...

Banks Wrongfully Foreclosed On Over 700 Military Members

Dealbook | JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG and BEN PROTESS | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business

The nation’s biggest banks wrongfully foreclosed on more than 700 military members during the housing crisis and seized homes from roughly two dozen...

Jillian Berman

Family Claims JPMorgan Chase Foreclosure Caused Retired Minister's Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.06.2012 | Business

A Texas woman is suing JPMorgan Chase, claiming that the bank’s eviction caused the heart attack of her husband, a retired minister. Wanda Jo En...

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...

Mass. AG Proceeding With Unlawful Foreclosure Lawsuits

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 12.05.2011 | Business

-- Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley says she has lost confidence that a fair settlement over foreclosure abuses can be reached where ban...

Widow Sues BofA After Being Overwhelmed With Payment Requests

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.06.2011 | Business

Robo-signing practices have wreaked havoc across the housing market for some time now, allegedly even leading to wrongful foreclosures. In Hawaii, ...

U.S. Banks Reportedly Offered Deal On Improper Mortgage Practices

Posted 11.06.2011 | Business

Big U.S. banks in talks with state prosecutors to settle claims of improper mortgage practices have been offered a deal that may limit their legal...

JPMorgan Pays Millions To Settle Wrongful Military Foreclosure Suit

Businessweek | Posted 06.25.2011 | Business

Bloomberg: JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the lenders criticized over improper foreclosures on military families' homes, agreed to pay $56 million to se...

Yepoka Yeebo

Jury Awards Homeowner $21 Million In Mortgage Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business

A federal jury has awarded a Georgia man more than $21 million in a lawsuit pitting the homeowner against one of the nation's largest mortgage service...

Shahien Nasiripour

Obama Administration Scales Back Proposed Homeowner Relief Effort Over Alleged Foreclosure Abuses

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Obama administration has significantly diminished a proposed homeowner relief program that initially aimed to force the nation's five largest mort...

Shahien Nasiripour

Fed Reports Finds No Wrongful Foreclosures, Consumer Advocates Slam Methodology

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 03.10.2011 | Business

This story was updated to include additional information. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A months-long internal investigation into abusive mortgage practices by...