"Lawyers are involved at some level in most of the scams," says the State Bar’s Dunn. So next time you find a lawyer who is willing to invest 500 hours to help you to fight the banks and save your home from foreclosure, take the advice of William Shakespeare and the California Lawyer. Just shoot ’em.
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FHFA’s Oversight of Fannie Mae’s Default. The findings of the report indicate that in December of 2003 Fannie Mae had been made aware of foreclosure abuse allegations by a shareholder, BUT it wasn’t until 2005 that Fannie hired an outside law firm to investigate these.
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"FHFA-OIG believes that there were multiple indicators of foreclosure abuse risk prior to 2010 that could have led FHFA to identify and act earlier on the issue," the IG’s report states. The IG’s investigation found there had been several warning signs that, if they had been observed, would have allowed the agency to identify risk well.
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While waiting for a trial today I spent some good time talking to a good foreclosure attorney on the bank side. He’s the kind of guy that admits to homeowner foreclosure attorneys, "we’ve got these certain problems with this case, this document is missing, here are the problems with my witness." That’s exactly what good lawyers do.
GSEs knew of foreclosure attorney abuses in 2003: FHFA-OIG Therefore, FHFA-OIG will research the potential effectiveness of these reo. risk management controls have been put in place to avoid fraud and abuse. FHFA has continued to deem the GSEs’ large REO inventories as a. and costs and the negative impacts of foreclosures on communities effectively.