||Link to Story
|Chesapeake Mortgage Funding LLC, Empire Equity Group Inc., and Tamara Zambito
||Iris O. Chambers
||Pennsylvania Middle District Court
||Borrower alleged predatory lending and violations of ECOA and Pennsylvania Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law.
||Iris O. Chambers v. Chesapeake Mortgage Funding LLC, et al [Chesapeake Mortgage LLC, Empire Equity Group Inc., d/b/a 1st Metropolitan Mortgage, and Tamara Zambito]
|Duetsche Bank Trust Americas, Homecomings Financial Network, 1st Metropolitan Mortgage
||California Southern District Court
||Violations of TILA and California civil code because ARM had unlawful teaser rate. Defendants allegedly prevented borrower from obtaining a loan workout.
||Debra aka Debbie Fuentes v. Deutsche Bank Trust Americas, et al [Homecomings Financial Network, First Metropolitan Mortgage, All Those Claiming Interest in Real Property located as 4169 Florida Street, San Diego, California, and Does 1-20 inclusive]
|Empire Equity Group Inc., d/b/a 1st Metropolitan
||Flagstar Bank FSB
||Defendants paid breach of contract settlement for failing to repurchase a loan.
||Flagstar Bank FSB v. Empire Equity Group Inc. [d/b/a 1st Metropolitan Mortgage and Chicago Title Insurance Company]
|Golden Empire Mortgage Inc. and Howard D. Koostra
||Federal Trade Commission
||U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
||Permanent injunction sought to prevent future ECOA, Regulation B, and FTC Act violations in case alleging Hispanic borrowers were charged significant overages that could not be accounted for by underwriting or credit risks.
||"Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff, v. Golden Empire Mortgage Inc., a corporation, and Howard D. Kootstra, individually and as a corporate officer, Defendants.
||No. CV09-03227, FTC File No. 0623061
|Primary Residential Mortgage Inc.
||U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, Central Division
||Plaintiff awarded damages and attorneys' fees for EEOC violations.
||YVONNE FLITTON, Plaintiff, vs. PRIMARY RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE, INC. Defendant.
||Case No. 2:03-cv-00481-DAK