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Category: Bank Fraud

Friday Round-Up — Settlement Docs Weeks Away, Donovan Hopes Fannie and Freddie Come Around; Citi-Bank Settles Suit; Bank Approves Loan Modification, Then Forecloses

Fri Feb 17, 2012 by on Bank Fraud & Florida Foreclosures

AGs Weeks From Filing Foreclosure Settlement Documents Yesterday we expressed concern because we have yet to see the formal documents behind last week’s landmark $25 billion settlement, and it seems few people actually have. HousingWire reports, through an unnamed source, that federal prosecutors plan to file them in court by the end of the month. But of course herein lies […]

Robosigning Settlement Proves Sky Was Falling! Chicken Little Was Right!

Fri Feb 10, 2012 by on Bank Fraud & Roy Oppenheim

Yesterday’s robosigning settlement that all but one state ultimately signed off on, was far from perfect. Let’s make that perfectly clear. Depending on what you have read, you might be outraged, you might be relieved, you might be overjoyed. And the target of your wrath or sympathy might depend on your own personal perspective. But make no mistake about it, […]

Oppenheim Looks at 2011 and beyond: Foreclosure Crisis, #OccupyWallStreet and Real Estate

With 2011 winding down, foreclosure attorney Roy Oppenheim made a return visit to “The Mind of Money” to share his thoughts on the year that was with host Douglas Lodmell. Just as Oppenheim anticipated, this year we’ve seen how big this foreclosure mess really is. There were numerous investigations, and a self-imposed moratorium on foreclosures during parts of 2011, resulting […]

The Truth Behind the Federal Reserve Drive Thru Window by Roy Oppenheim

Wed Dec 14, 2011 by on Bank Fraud & Florida Law News

Foreclosure fraud files are nothing these days. The latest secret reports from the Federal Reserve are hard to fathom for most people including myself. The report reiterates the notion that our nation ever so quickly resembles that of a crony capitalistic third-world regime. Thanks to Bloomberg Magazine, however, we now have a better picture how, as a country, we all […]

Believe in Santa or Federal Reserve? Roy Oppenheim’s Truth or Consequences

Mon Dec 12, 2011 by on Bank Fraud & Florida Law News

Florida foreclosure defense attorney and legal blogger Roy Oppenhem is wondering if we are playing the game Truth or Consequences. How ironic that a second grade teacher gets in trouble for telling her class that Santa isn’t real, but the Federal Reserve and big banks think it’s OK to keep details of the largest bailout in U.S. history a secret? […]

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, […]

NY Times columnist backs Oppenheim in denouncing proposed foreclosure settlement

Wed Nov 2, 2011 by on Bank Fraud & Florida Law News

Florida homeowners might have a new definition for bank robbers… With details now coming to light on a possible deal between banks and the state governments, it’s seems the chances of these financial institutions being held accountable is less and less likely. South Florida law blogger and foreclosure attorney Roy Oppenheim strongly opposed the deal, which is being sought by […]

Robo Signers Celebrate One Year Anniversary and Roy Oppenheim Looks for Foreclosure Off Ramp

This is the anniversary no one wants to celebrate. “We’re hitting the one-year anniversary of the robo-signing crisis,” noted Roy Oppenheim, Florida foreclosure defense attorney. “The banks said it would take 60 days to fix. It didn’t take 60 days. It’s been over a year.” A recent article in the Daily Business Review highlights October as the anniversary month when […]