As the global economic landscape continues to devolve, it is crucial to draw upon the lessons learned from previous financial crises, much like Marty McFly’s thrilling time travel experiences in the classic film “Back to the Future.” With the Federal Reserve’s recent interest rate hikes and the ongoing banking dilemma triggered by a liquidity crisis leading to losses on long-term […]
Category: Bank Fraud
Florida Foreclosure Attorney Roy Oppenheim’s retrospection on the 10 year Anniversary of the Great Recession. Last Part: The Guilty Ones.
“A Retrospective From the Trenches of the Great Recession-The Parties to Blame” Welcome to the last part of my series of posts dedicated to reflecting on the ten-year anniversary of the Great Recession. I have talked about the changes prompted by the economic collapse, the things that did not change after it, and now it is time to talk about […]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is facing heavy lobbying from both sides of the fast-track foreclosure bill that arrived on his desk this week.
Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being republished on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. Well the long national nightmare is over. No, not the fraudclosure crisis. Sad to say that legal mess is still being cleaned up years after the bubble burst. I’m talking, of course, of the NFL referees lockout. Believe it […]
Would you believe it if I told you that 24% of executives in the United States and the UK believe that financial services professionals need to engage in unethical or illegal conduct to be successful? Well, a recent survey of over 500 executives found exactly that, with 26% of them admitting first hand knowledge of wrongdoing in their workplace. I […]
To Tell the Truth was one of my favorite TV game shows when I was a kid. If you are not familiar with it, during each episode a panel of celebrities would try to correctly identify a contestant with a special talent. The contestant was mixed in with two impostors who pretended to be the contestant. Now the contestant was […]
If you haven’t already heard, there is a monumental case that was heard Thursday morning in the Florida Supreme Court, and every single homeowner should be paying close attention to this case. To watch a replay of the oral arguments, please click here. The case is Roman Pino vs. Bank of New York. It involves all the customary fraud I […]
In my last blog I railed against the Florida Fair Foreclosure Act, which is making its way rapidly through the Florida Senate as the session winds down. I said it’s being pushed by banking industry shills and should die a quick death. So of course it was passed by the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee by a 6-4 vote and […]