Mortgage Daily

Published On: May 26, 2009
MBS Lawsuits
First Quarter 2009 Mortgage Litigation Report

Lawsuits related to mortgage-backed securities.

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Date Filed Link to Story
Ameriquest Mortgage Company; Ameriquest Mortgage Securities Inc.; Argent Mortgage Company, L.L.C.; Argent Securities Inc.; ACC Capital Holding Corporation; and Ameriquest Capital Corporation (now know as SBP Capital Corporation) Ellington Management Group, L.L.C.; Ellington Overseas Partners, Ltd.; Ellington Mortgage Investors, LP; Ellington Mortgage Partners, L.P.; Ellington Credit Fund, Ltd.; Ellington Long Term Fund, Ltd.; and Ellington Special Opportunities, Ltd. U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York na Ameriquest allegedly misled investors about investments. Ellington Management Group LLC v. Ameriquest Mortgage Company Case 1:09-cv-00416-JSR Jan. 14, 2009 www.mortgagedaily.com/LawsuitsEllington012609.asp
Wells Fargo Bank N.A. SHS Ellington Credit Fund, Ltd. U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York na Allegations denied. SHS Ellington Credit Fund, Ltd. v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A. Case 1:09-cv-00215 Jan. 9, 2009 www.mortgagedaily.com/LawsuitsEllington012609.asp
Bruce M. Rose; Carrington Asset Holding Company, LLC; Carrington Investment Partners, LP; Carrington Investment Partners (US), LP; and Carrington Capital Management, LLC American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc. Connecticut Superior Court, Judicial District of Stamford na Carrington, which invested in the lowest subprime MBS tranches is accused of devising an illegal scheme to force the American Home into unnecessarily holding on to repossessed properties much longer than necessary. American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc. v. Rose No. Fst cv 09 50 10834 Mar. 20, 2009 www.mortgagedaily.com/LawsuitAmericanHome032609.asp
American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc. Carrington Asset Holding Co. LLC, Carrington Investment Partners LLP, Carrington Capital Management, LLC and Stanwich Asset Acceptance Co. LLC Connecticut Superior Court, Judicial District of Stamford na Carrington, which invested in the lowest subprime MBS tranches is accused of devising an illegal scheme to force the American Home into unnecessarily holding on to repossessed properties much longer than necessary. Carrington also sued. Carrington Asset Holding Co., LLC v. American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc. No. FST-CV-09-5010295-S Feb. 10, 2009 www.mortgagedaily.com/LawsuitAmericanHome032609.asp
Home Equity Mortgage Corp., Ana Maria Davide, Salvatore J. Davide and Anthony L. Davide Florida Office of Financial Regulation Miami-Dade County Circuit Court na Order issued for allegedly illegally issuing mortgage securities. na na na www.mortgagedaily.com/ClosureHomeEquity021209.asp
17 Washington Mutual Bank 2006 pass through certificates, WaMu Asset Acceptance Corp., David Beck, Biane Novak, Thomas Green, Rolland Jurgens, Richard Careaga, WaMu Capital Corp., et al. Investors of 17 WaMu Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates issued in 2006. U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington na Class action. na No. 09-CV-0037 Jan. 2009 www.mortgagedaily.com/InvestorClassActions020609.asp
32 Deutsche Alt-A Securities Mortgage Loan Trust RMBS issued in 2006 and 2007 and Deutsche officers, directors, underwriters and issuers Investors of 32 Deutsche Alt-A Securities Mortgage Loan Trust RMBS issued in 2006 and 2007 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York na The defendants allegedly misrepresented DTI ratios, loan documentation and repayment ability on loans included in the trusts. na na Jan. 26, 2009 www.mortgagedaily.com/InvestorClassActions020609.asp
HarborView Mortgage Loan Trust 2006-4, 2006-5, and 2006-9, Greenwich Capital Acceptance, Inc., et al. Investors of HarborView Mortgage Loan Trust 2006-4, 2006-5, and 2006-9 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York na The case alleges that the defendants made material misstatements and omissions in the offering of the securities. na na na www.mortgagedaily.com/InvestorClassActions020609.asp
Wells Fargo MBS and related parties Investors of Wells Farto MBS 2006-AR-1-19 and 2006-1-17 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York na Investors claim they were allegedly mislead about the offerings. na No. 09-CV-833 na www.mortgagedaily.com/InvestorClassActions020609.asp
Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., E. Stanley O’Neal, Ahmass L. Fakahany, Gregory J. Fleming and Jeffrey N. Edwards Life Enrichment Foundation U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York $475,000,000 Settlement in case tied to its investments in subprime collaterallized debt obligations. Life Enrichment Foundation v. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. No. 07-CIV-9633 Oct. 30, 2007 www.mortgagedaily.com/LawsuitMerrill012009.asp
J.P. Morgan Acceptance Corporation I, J.P. Morgan Alertantive Loan Trust 2006-A1, J.P. Morgan Alertantive Loan Trust 2006-A2, J.P. Morgan Alertantive Loan Trust 2006-A3, J.P. Morgan Alertantive Loan Trust 2006-A4, J.P. Morgan Alertantive Loan Trust 2006-A5, J.P. Morgan Alertantive Loan Trust 2006-A6, J.P. Morgan Alertantive Loan Trust 2006-A7, J.P. Morgan Alertantive Loan Trust 2006-S1, J.P. Morgan Alertantive Loan Trust 2006-S1, J.P. Morgan Alertantive Loan Trust 2006-S2, J.P. Morgan Alertantive Loan Trust 2006-S3, J.P. Morgan Alertantive Loan Trust 2006-S4, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-A3, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-A4, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-A5, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-A6, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-A73, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-ACC1, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-CH2, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-HE2, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-HE3, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-NC1, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-RM1, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-S2, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-WF1, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-WMC2, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-WMC3, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2006-WMC4, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2007-A1, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2007-A2, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2007-CH1, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2007-CH2, J.P. Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Trust 2007-S1, J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., David M. Duzyk, Louis Schioppo Jr., Christine E. Cole and Edwin F. McMichael Plumbers’ & Pipefitters’ Local #562 Supplemental Plan & Trust and Plumbers’ & Pipefitters’ Local # 562 Pension fund U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York na Class action filed by MBS investors accusing JPMorgan of misrepresenting the maximum debt-to-income ratios, documentation and payment ability of borrowers on loans included in the trusts. na na Jan. 21, 2009 www.mortgagedaily.com/InvestorClassActions020609.asp
GS Mortgage Securities Corp. Mississippi Public Employees Retirement System, et al. U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York na MBS investors allege GS made false statements and omitted information about underwriting standards used by loan originators, appraisal standards used to value the properties collateralizing the loans and the ratings assigned to each tranche of the certificates. na No. 09-CV-1110 na www.mortgagedaily.com/InvestorLawsuits031009.asp
Merrill Lynch Mortgage Investors Mississippi Public Employees Retirement System, et al. U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York na MBS investors allege Merrill made false statements and omitted information about underwriting standards used by loan originators, appraisal standards used to value the properties collateralizing the loans and the ratings assigned to each tranche of the certificates. na No. 09-CV-1392 Feb. 17, 2009 www.mortgagedaily.com/InvestorLawsuits031009.asp
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