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Foreclosure Crisis: Will Government Right This Sinking Ship?

We’ve all been reading with horror about the developing situation in Italy with the Costa Concordia, the cruise ship that capsized last Friday, killing several people. What really caught our attention is the actions of the ship’s captain Francesco Schettino, who reportedly abandoned ship in the middle of the evacuations. He’s been blamed for causing the tragedy by recklessly taking […]

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 […]

Rolling Stone and Oppenheim Law Ask: Why Isn’t Wall Street in Jail?

Accountability? In an era in which almost every bank on Wall Street was entangled in financial scandal, millions of Americans are left in an impoverished hole and billions of dollars in wealth has been destroyed, no one has been held accountable. Considering these circumstances, Rolling Stone Magazine Writer Matt Taibbi begs the question, “Why isn’t Wall Street in Jail?” Today’s […]

Foreclosures Defense Close-Up: Ponzi Nation or Musical Chairs?

Tue Mar 3, 2009 by on Florida Foreclosures

Sharing my thoughts on Florida foreclosures yesterday with the NBC Nightly News team really brought back some past real estate scenarios. Long before the Florida foreclosure meltdown and “double sold mortgage” became a widely used term, I represented a commercial pilot for a major airline who owned real estate in the Florida Keys. This client had a great house but […]

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