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INVESTIGATING FRAUDULENT FORECLOSURES

Published: Friday, 10 June 2011
Written by Administrator

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Buying a home is the biggest purchase most people make in their lifetime. It takes a lot of paperwork to get one and it takes a lot of paperwork, with a lot of signatures, to lose one.

Three weeks ago Ingham County's Register of Deeds, Curtis Hertel, saw a 60 Minutes report about a company in Georgia that was paid by banks and other lenders to illegally sign documents used to transfer ownership of loans and foreclose on homes.

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CALIFORNIA CREATING MORTGAGE FRAUD TASK FORCE

Published: Monday, 23 May 2011
Written by Alejandro Lazo, Los Angeles

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The team of 17 lawyers and eight special agents from the state Department of Justice will pursue corporate fraud, scams and fraudulent lending practices, Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris says.

California Atty. Gen. Kamala, saying that years of unscrupulous lending still haunts the state, is creating a 25-person task force to target mortgage fraud of any size — from small operations that preyed on troubled borrowers to corporations that sold risky loans as safe investments.

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SUSPECTED FORGED MORTGAGE DOCUMENTS FOUND

Published: Wednesday, 25 May 2011
Written by Administrator

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Reporter: Rachel Thomas

We're learning more about a statewide investigation into suspected forged mortgage documents. In the last few days, more than 100 of those documents have been discovered in Mid-Michigan and the investigation continues. One homeowner victimized speaks out.

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CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS RISE WHEN FORECLOSURE INVESTIGATION BEGINS

Published: Wednesday, 20 April 2011
Written by Kevin McNellis

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Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller - Campaign Contributions Rise When Foreclosure Investigation Begins

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller's campaign war chest got a dramatic boost after he announced his leadership of the 50-state attorneys general investigation into foreclosure irregularities. Out-of-state law firms and donors from the finance, insurance, and real estate sector gave $261,445-which is 88 times more than they had given him over the previous decade.

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