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AG Schneiderman Announces $13 Billion Mortgage Settlement With JPMorgan Chase

The settlement announced Tuesday requires JPMorgan to pay $9 billion and provide $4 billion in consumer relief, including principal reductions and other mortgage modifications for homeowners facing foreclosure.

11/19/2013

People walk by a Bank of America branch in Times Square on Sept. 20, 2012. (credit: Getty Images)

Bank Of America Found Liable In Mortgage Fraud Trial

Bank of America was found liable for fraud in a civil case the government said captured the frenzied pursuit of profits at all costs just before the economy collapsed.

10/23/2013

A truck drives down a flooded street after water levels lowered October 30, 2012 in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie Announces $57 Million Voucher Program For Families Still Impacted By Sandy

Christie made the announcement Tuesday in Little Ferry, the site of widespread flooding from the Hackensack River after the storm hit last October.

10/22/2013

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AG Schneiderman Sues Wells Fargo For Failing To Comply With Mortgage Settlement

Similar action was being sought against Bank of America but has been suspended after the bank and the AG reached an agreement.

10/02/2013

A home along the Jersey Shore in Beach Haven damaged by superstorm Sandy - Nov. 10, 2012 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

HUD Secretary Announces Extended Mortgage Assistance For Sandy Victims

Shaun Donovan, the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, said that families who are rebuilding and have FHA loans can put off making their mortgage payments for another 12 months.

04/12/2013

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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.

03/18/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo: State To Probe Banks’ Handling Of Sandy Victims’ Mortgages

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced a state review of banks and mortgage lenders who were allowed to delay payments as a result of damage from Superstorm Sandy, only to be asked to pay it all back in one lump sum.

03/06/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer meets with superstorm Sandy victims March 3, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer Calls On Banks To Extend Mortgage Payment Window For Sandy Victims

Following Sandy, banks allowed homeowners to delay mortgage payments for three to six months, but that window is set to expire.

03/03/2013

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Alert Sounded About Mortgage Rescue Scams On Long Island

Mortgage rescue scams are on the rise on Long Island, where housing officials are issuing an alert.

10/11/2012

8.16 Money Matters

Expert: 5 Common Money Mistakes — And How To Fix Them

Carmen Wong Ulrich, finance expert and author of “The Real Cost of Living,” sat down with TV-55’s John Elliott and Lisa Kerney to answer the 5 big questions people have about money

08/16/2012

Ernest Leak and Brooklyn District Attorney Joe Hynes  (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn DA: Elderly Citizens Targeted In Brooklyn Real Estate Scam

One of the victims, an Air Force veteran and former New York City firefighter, said a scammer took his personal information and collected $351,000.

03/07/2012

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NY, NJ & CT Will Receive Millions After Mortgage Settlement

New York and New Jersey will receive upwards of $800 million each while Connecticut will receive $119 million for struggling homeowners, WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond reported.

02/09/2012

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Two Plead Guilty In Sub-Prime Mortgage Probe

Two former Credit Suisse traders pleaded guilty to conspiracy and signed cooperation agreements Wednesday in a long-running probe of the federal sub-prime mortgage securities market that was expected to result in more arrests.

02/01/2012

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Jailed New York Mortgage Fraudster Admits Plotting To Kill Witness

A New York man convicted of masterminding a $100 million mortgage fraud scheme has admitted trying to order a hit on a key witness in his trial.

01/23/2012

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NYC U.S. Att’y Sues Allied Home Mortgage For Fraud

The federal government sued one of the nation’s largest privately held mortgage brokers, saying its decade-long fraudulent lending practices cost the government hundreds of millions of dollars and forced thousands of American homeowners to lose their homes.

11/01/2011

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