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Fourth-Quarter 2012 Mortgage Litigation Index

Modifications Lawsuits

Fourth-Quarter 2012 Mortgage Litigation Index

Actions tied to loan modifications and modification firms.

Defendant
Plaintiff
Court
Amount
Overview
Case Title
Case Number
Date Filed Date of Activity Link to Story
Wells Fargo & Co. na na na Complaint filed. na na 12/14/2012 12/14/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/MctLawsuitWells121112.asp
FREEDOM C0MPANIES MARKETING, INC.,
a Minnesota corporation, also d/b/a Freedom
Companies, Freedom Financial Mortgage,
Advantage Solutions Group, et al.
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
EASTERN DIVISION
$2,390,000 Settlement order bans defendants from marketing any mortgage assistance relief products or services, and prohibits the defendants from making misleading claims about any product, service, plan, or program that they market or advertise. Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff, v. Freedom Companies Marketing, Inc., also doing business as Freedom Companies, Freedom Financial Mortgage, and Advantage Solutions Group; Freedom Companies Lending, Inc., also doing business as Freedom Companies, Freedom Financial Mortgage, and Advantage Solutions Group; Freedom Companies, Inc., also doing business as Freedom Companies, Freedom Financial Mortgage, and Advantage Solutions Group; Freedom Information Services, Inc., also doing business as Freedom Companies, Freedom Financial Mortgage, and Advantage Solutions Group; Haiti Management, Inc., also doing business as Freedom Companies, Freedom Financial Mortgage, and Advantage Solutions Group; Grupo Marketing Dominicana, also doing business as Freedom Companies, Freedom Financial Mortgage, and Advantage Solutions Group; and David Preiner, Defendants  12-cv-5743, FTC File No. 122 3007 7/23/2012 12/21/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/ForeclosureLawsuits4q2012.asp
Alex P. Soria United States of America U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada $320,266 Defendant sentenced to 37 months. na na na 12/11/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/CriminalActions4q2012.asp
Dean G. Chandler, Shelveen Singh  United States of America U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California $11,000,000 Arraingment follows 9 guilty pleas. In re. Chandler 12CR4031-BEN na 10/2/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationForeclosureFirmsCA101512.asp
Rene Solis, Nino Vera, Hector Menendez Ventura County, Calif. na $78,000 Plea agreement reached for Solis. na na na 10/4/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationForeclosureFirmsCA101512.asp
Sonia Dixon Rockland County District Attorney Town of Clarkstown Justice Court $13,900 Defendant arraigned and released on her own recognizance. na na na 11/27/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/MortgageFraudLawsuits4q2012.asp
Alex P. Soria United States of America U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada $320,266 Defendant sentenced to 37 months. na na na 12/11/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/CriminalActions4q2012.asp
Dean G. Chandler, Shelveen Singh  United States of America U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California $11,000,000 Arraingment follows 9 guilty pleas. In re. Chandler 12CR4031-BEN na 10/2/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationForeclosureFirmsCA101512.asp
Rene Solis, Nino Vera, Hector Menendez Ventura County, Calif. na $78,000 Plea agreement reached for Solis. na na na 10/4/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationForeclosureFirmsCA101512.asp
Sonia Dixon Rockland County District Attorney Town of Clarkstown Justice Court $13,900 Defendant arraigned and released on her own recognizance. na na na 11/27/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/MortgageFraudLawsuits4q2012.asp
Rickey White State of Michigan Oakland County Sixth Circuit Court $283,245 Sentence of between 23 and 40 years na na na 10/3/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationForeclosureFirmsCriminal101512.asp
Gordon Law Firm Consumer Financial Protection Bureau U.S. District Court $10,000,000 Judge orders halt to business. na na Dec. 2012 12/11/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/ForeclosureLawsuits4q2012.asp
Najia Jalan, Richard K. Nelson, National Legal Help Center, National Legal Assistance, First Class Doc Prep, Williams Litigation Center Consumer Financial Protection Bureau U.S. District Court for the  Central District of California $10,000,000 Judge orders halt to business. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Plaintiff, v. Najia Jalan, et al. SACV12-02088 12/3/2012 12/3/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/ForeclosureLawsuits4q2012.asp
Bank of America Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Co., Citibank and Ally Financial Multiple states’ attorney generals and federal agencies U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia $25,000,000,000 Settlement progress report issued. na na n 11/19/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/ServicerSettlementProgress111912.asp
MARK SANDERS CITIMORTGAGE, INC. U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas na Order addressing requirements for a deposition and document requests issued. CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, v. MARK SANDERS, et al., Defendants 11-CV-2540-EFM-GLR na 12/4/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationModifications020513.asp
Nancy E. Easterling, et al., Appellants PHH Mortgage Corporation, Appellee Court of Appeals of Ohio, Ninth District, Summit County na Summay judgment in favor of plaintiff reversed and remanded for further proceedings. PHH Mortgage Corp. v. Easterling 26316 na 10/24/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationModifications020513.asp
ONEWEST BANK, FSB STACEY FLETCHER U.S District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division na Defendant’s motion to dismiss denied. STACEY FLETCHER, on behalf of herself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. ONEWEST BANK, FSB, Defendant 10-cv-4682 na 10/22/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/MctLawsuitOnewest102412.asp
OTIS WAYNE PHILLIPS U.S. BANK, N.A. Court of Appeals of Georgia na Plaintiff’s motion to dismiss action filed by defendant denited. U.S. BANK, N.A., v. OTIS WAYNE PHILLIPS A12A0957 na 11/28/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationModifications020513.asp
US Bank, NA Otis Wayne Phillips Court of Appeals of Georgia na Trial court’s decision vacated as to the claim for wrongful attempted foreclosure and case remanded. US Bank, NA v Phillips A12A0957 na 11/28/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/ModificationLitigation4q2012.asp
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, INC. et al. DENNLY R. BECKER, et al. United States District Court, E.D. California na Defendants’ motion to dismiss is denied. DENNLY R. BECKER, et al., Plaintiffs,  v. WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, INC. et al., Defendants 2:10-cv-02799 LKK KJN PS na 11/30/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationModifications020513.asp
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. Euihyung Kim, In Sook Kim Michigan Supreme Court, e Court of Appeals, Macomb Circuit Court $615,000 Appeals court reversal of trial court decision overturned by state supreme court. KIM v JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA 144690 11/30/2009 12/21/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/TitleInsuranceLawsuits4q2012.asp
James A. Louy, et al., Appellants Metlife Home Loans, Appellee Court of Appeals of Ohio, Sixth District, Fulton County $159,000 Default judgment in favor of MetLife overturned on appeal. Metlife Home Loans, Appellee, v. James A. Louy, et al., Appellants F-11-019 6/7/2011 12/31/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationModifications020513.asp
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Countrywide Financial Corp., Countrywide Home Loans Inc., ReconTrust Co., Bank of New York Mellon, the Federal National Mortgage Association, Wells Fargo Bank, U.S. Bank, Bank of the West and HSBC Bank CARLA VISENDI Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California na Motions to dismiss denied. Case remanded to Superior court. CARLA VISENDI, et al., Plaintiffs, v. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Defendants 2:11-cv-02413-MCE-GGH na 12/20/2012 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationModifications020513.asp


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