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First-Quarter 2012 Mortgage Litigation Index

Modifications Lawsuits
First-Quarter 2012 Mortgage Litigation Index

Actions tied to loan modifications and modification firms.

Case Title
Case Number
Date Filed Date of Activity Link to Story
Secure Property Solutions LLC and Joseph A. Gembala III and Associates LLC; Fresh Start Home Modifications LLC and Thomas R. Mansell Jr.; and Financial Investigators of America LLC and Michael Quellman New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs na $398,059 Notices of violation issued. na na na 3/9/2012
The Mortgage Law Group LLP, Underwater Property Solutions LLC State of Arizona, ex rel. Thomas C. Horne, Attorney Genera Superior Court of the State of Arizona in and for the County of Maricopa na Complaint filed. State of Arizona, ex rel. Thomas C. Horne, Attorney Genera., Plaintiff, -vs- The Mortgage Law Group LLP, a foreign limited liability partnership, also know as the law firm of Macey, Aleman & Searns; and Underwater Property Solutions LLC, an Arizona limited liability company, Defendants CV2012-003966 2/20/2012 2/26/2012
Bank of America na na $1,000,000,000 Side deal on servicer settlement. na na na 3/9/2012
Gregory Flahive, Cynthia Flahive, Mike Johnson State of California na na Defendants arrested. na na na 3/8/2012
Sameer Lakhany, The Credit Shop LLC, Fidelity Legal Services LLC, Titanium Realty Inc., Precision Law Center Inc., Precision Law Center LLC. Federal Trade Commission U.S. District Court for the Central District of California na Preliminary injunction issued. Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff v. Sameer Lakhany, The Credit Shop, LLC, Fidelity Legal Services LLC, Titanium Realty, Inc., Precision Law Center, Inc., Precision Law Center LLC, Defendants Case No. 8:12-cv-00337-CJC-JPR, FTC File No. 112 3136 3/5/2012 3/19/2012
Wells Fargo State of Maryland na $940,056 Settlement reached on World Savings loans. na na na 1/5/2012
Bank of America Corp., Countrywide Financial Corp. Department of Housing and Urban Development U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York $1,000,000,000 Settlement. na na na 2/9/2012
Jacob J. Cunningham, Justin D. Koelle, Andrew M. Phalen, Dominic A. Nolan and John D. Silva United States of America na na Indicted na na na 3/2/2012
Ziad Nabil Mohammed Al Saffar, Sara Beth Bushore Rosengrant United States of America U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California $90,000 Plea agreements reached. na na na 2/14/2012
Rodney Andrews Sacramento County na na Defendant sentenced to 4 years prison. na na na 3/1/2012
USA Home Recovery Service, Maria Victoria Santos, Felipe Carlos Segovia Castro, Laura Cecilia Carlson and Margie Joanna Vargas Ventura County na na Felony complaint filed. na na na 1/13/2012
SYLVIA T. FICCO BAC HOME LOAN SERVICING, L.P. The Appellate Division Superior Court of New Jersey, Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, General Equity, Morris County na Appeal argued. BAC HOME LOAN SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff-Appellant, v. SYLVIA T. FICCO, Defendant-Respondent DOCKET NO. A-4756-10T4, Docket No. F-24872-08 na 1/31/2012
U.S. Mortgage Funding Inc., Debt Remedy Partners Inc., Lower My LLC, David Mahler, James Lachs, John Incandela, Jr. and Louis Gendason Federal Trade Commission U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida $19,000,000 Plaintiff obtained judgment against defendants. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, Plaintiff, vs. U.S. MORTGAGE FUNDING, INC., a Florida corporation, et al., Defendants Case No. 9:11-cv-80155-JIC, FTC File No. 102 3146 2/7/2011 2/2/2012
U.S. Bank, N.A. Barbara Kimmick District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fourth District na Foreclosure reversed on appeal. BARBARA KIMMICK a/k/a BARBARA WALDON KIMMICK, Appellant, v. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Trustee for the GSAA Home Equity Trust 2007-7 Asset Backed Certificates, Series 2007-7; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, Appellees 4D10-4158 na 1/18/2012
Jose Benjamin Rodriguez, Majestic Group LLC and Nevada Sky Premier LLC Nevada Department of Business and Industry’s Division of Mortgage Lending na $24,721 Defendant was ordered to cease operations and return illegally collected fees. na na na 3/26/2012

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