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Washington Post

Lawsuits claim Wells Fargo modified mortgages without customer permission
Washington Post
The bank forced borrowers in bankruptcy into loan modifications by reducing their monthly mortgage payments, even though homeowners had not requested the adjustments, according to lawsuits filed against Wells Fargo last week and last year. The loan ...
Wells Fargo may be in hot water againBusiness Insider
Lawsuit: Wells Fargo revised mortgages in bankruptcy without permissionUSA TODAY
New Wells Fargo scandal over modifying mortgages without authorizationCNNMoney
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New York Times

Wells Fargo Is Accused of Making Improper Changes to Mortgages
New York Times
The lawsuits contend that Wells Fargo puts through changes on borrowers' loans using a routine form that typically records new real estate taxes or homeowners' insurance costs that are folded into monthly mortgage payments. Upon receiving these forms, ...

Lawsuits Claim Wells Fargo Modified Mortgages Without Any Permission
Valley News
The bank forced borrowers in bankruptcy into loan modifications by reducing their monthly mortgage payments, even though homeowners had not requested the adjustments, according to lawsuits filed against Wells Fargo last week and last year. The loan ...

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Los Angeles Times

Appeals court deals setback to L.A. mortgage discrimination suits ...
Los Angeles Times
Mortgage discrimination lawsuits filed by Los Angeles against Bank of America and Wells Fargo & Co. have hit a roadblock, with a federal appeals court saying ...

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Legal Lessons From Current Mortgage Loan Modification Litigation
Numerous court cases consider if proposed contracts or modifications of existing contracts are legally binding. This comment briefly and incompletely provides an educational overview of some legal lessons from recent mortgage loan modification litigation.


Wells Fargo Accused Of Adding Years To Modified Mortgages Without Telling Borrowers
This issue came to light after multiple homeowners sued the bank, claiming it had changed the terms of their mortgages without permission. While it's unclear just how many of these modifications Wells Fargo has made, at least seven lawsuits, including ...

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New Wave Of Lehman Litigation Appears To Be Imminent
Law360 (subscription)
Thousands of mortgage lenders across the country either recently received, or will soon be receiving, from Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. a document that may seem innocuous, but likely presages a future lawsuit by LBHI against the recipient. The ...


New Residential Falls as Mortgage Rates Head Lower
But its legal outlook may be getting worse (it has ties to a company that is getting sued by the government and the stock dropped in April when that news broke), plus now that mortgage rates are falling, it is losing its luster. Wedbush Morgan ...
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Nierenberg Michael - SEC.govSEC.gov

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West Virginia Record

Two lawsuits filed over failure to repair culvert to Crossings Mall
West Virginia Record
CHARLESTON – Two lawsuits have been filed against U.S. Bancorp Government Leasing & Finance Inc. after the plaintiffs claim it and others failed to repair the culvert to the Crossings Mall shopping center. Bancorp is being sued as trustee for the ...

State PIRGs

Protecting Those Who Serve | U.S. PIRG
State PIRGs
This report, the tenth in our series on the CFPB's Public Consumer Complaint Database, is called "Protecting Those Who Serve." It is an analysis of more than ...

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