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Ryan Grim

Key Democrat Criticizes Obama Administration For Lacking 'Political Will'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has privately criticized the Obama administration and the Department of Justice for not aggr...

Amanda Terkel

Rep. Tammy Baldwin: No Immunity For Banks In Foreclosure Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) is set to introduce a resolution in Congress this week calling on the Obama administration and state attorne...

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...

Shahien Nasiripour

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden Moves To Join Bank Of America Mortgage Deal, Signaling Concerns

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 10.05.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden signaled his intent Friday to intervene in a proposed $8.5 billion settlement over troubled mortgag...

Shahien Nasiripour

WATCH: Senior Obama Administration Official Says Government Hasn't Sufficiently Probed Foreclosure Abuses

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A top Obama administration official on Thursday questioned the scope of the state and federal investigations into alleged mortgage abuse...

Shahien Nasiripour

As Government Nears Accord With Banks, Questions Swirl Over Scope Of Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.09.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- State and federal prosecutors are pressing to complete a proposed settlement with the nation's five largest home loan companies over all...

Shahien Nasiripour

Regulators Scrutinizing Mortgage Lawsuits Against Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.05.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Federal bank regulators are scrutinizing more than 150 home loan-related lawsuits directed at lenders and mortgage companies, a top offi...

Shahien Nasiripour

Official: Bank Of America 'Significantly Hindered' Federal Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.13.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Bank of America, the largest U.S. bank by assets, "significantly hindered" a federal investigation into the firm's faulty foreclosure prac...

Shahien Nasiripour

Bank Of America Faces New Probe; New York Attorney General Launches Investigation Into Mortgage Securitization

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 08.12.2011 | Business

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has targeted Bank of America, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, in a new probe that questions the validity ...

More Big Banks Added To Mortgage Securities Investigation

Bloomberg | Karen Freifeld | Posted 07.23.2011 | Business

JPMorgan Chase & Co., UBS AG and Deutsche Bank AG are being probed in an expanded investigation by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman into mo...

SEC Su

bloomberg.com | Chris Peterson and Joost Akkermans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

May 13 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. federal prosecutors and the Securities and Exchange Commission are cooperating in a preliminary criminal probe into whethe...

Bailout Watchdog To Shine Light On Mortgage Program

AP | ALAN ZIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The federal bank bailout watchdog is planning to scrutinize the formula used by mortgage companies to evaluate borrowers for the Ob...

Government Intensifies Mortgage Investigation

New York Times | LYNNLEY BROWNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Federal agencies are intensifying a criminal investigation of the mortgage industry and focusing on whether some lenders turned a blind eye to inflate...