Category Archives: stipulated judgments

My Take On Newly Filed AG Foreclosure Settlement: As Bad As We Thought It Was

“They are who we THOUGHT they were — and we let ’em off the hook!” This famous postgame rant from former Arizona Cardinals coach Denny Green after his team’s epic meltdown on Monday Night Football against the Bears could just … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Joins Countrywide Settlement, But Where Is the Money Coming From?

Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett, whose office spent several months investigating deceptive mortgage practices alleged against Countrywide and its affiliates, has announced that Pennsylvania has joined the $8 billion settlement announced in October with Attorneys General from now over thirty … Continue reading

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Under Countrywide Stipulated Judgment, Investors Must Be Consulted

After reviewing the Complaint filed by hedge fund Greenwich Financial Services against Countrywide and BofA and listening to the comments made last week by Greenwich CEO William Frey and his attorney regarding the case, I decided to take a closer … Continue reading

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