Monthly Archives: December 2011

Foreclosure Headlines: Robo Signer/ Whistle Blower Dead, Occupy The Street; Homeowner Holiday Reprieve, Average Foreclosure Length Up, New Mass AG Sues Banks

Mon Dec 5, 2011 by on Bank Fraud & Florida Law News

Notary behind robo-signing scandal found dead A whistle-blower who brought a massive case to light was found dead inside her Nevada home. Officers found the body of Tracy Lawrence, 43, after she failed to show up for a 8:30 a.m. court appearance, Las Vegas station KSNV reported. She was supposed to be sentenced for her role in the fraud case, […]

Rakoff to the Rescue: Judge Tosses Citigroup Settlement

Sun Dec 4, 2011 by on Florida Law News

Let’s start with Roy Oppenheim’s bottom line first: “The SEC runs a revolving door of crony capitalism where attorneys and enforcement officers come and go exchanging positions with Wall Street and the large banks as frequently as you and I change our underwear.” Last month we told you about a federal judge pulling a not-so-fast on the Security Exchange Commission […]