Resources > News > Foreclosure Crisis News: March 2011

“Surrogate signers” signed countless foreclosure documents - with someone else’ name. THE PALM BEACH POST - blog (Christine Stapleton) March 31, 2011

Big Banks Save Billions As Homeowners Suffer, Internal Federal Report By CFPB Finds. THE HUFFINGTON POST (Shahien Nasiripour) March 30, 2011

Judge names foreclosure overseer. AP (Samantha Henry) March 30, 2011

South Florida law firm's demise puts 9,000 foreclosures in limbo. THE PALM BEACH POST (Kimberly Miller) March 30, 2011

Judge says David J. Stern can't just drop foreclosure cases. DAILY BUSINESS REVIEW (Adolfo Pesquera) March 30, 2011

Foreclosure Aid Fell Short, and Is Fading. THE NEW YORK TIMES (Michael Powell and Andrew Martin) March 30, 2011

Chief judge asks foreclosure attorney to reconsider unilateral decision to quit cases. THE PALM BEACH POST-blog (Kim Miller) March 29, 2011

Chase demands Ben-Ezra & Katz turn over foreclosure files. THE PALM BEACH POST (Christine Stapleton) March 29, 2011

Foreclosures' hidden risk: Debt that haunts for two decades. THE PALM BEACH POST ( Kimberly Miller and Christine Stapleton) March 28, 2011

Deficiency judgments let creditors haunt borrowers for up to 20 years. ST. PETERSBURG TIMES (Kris Hundley) March 28, 2011

Illinois Court orders halt in foreclosures in Shapiro cases. UPI March 26, 2011

Analysis: Doubts raised on OCC foreclosure estimate. REUTERS (Scot J. Paltrow) March 26, 2011

Florida settles with Fort Lauderdale firm over foreclosures. THE PALM BEACH POST (Christine Stapleton) March 26, 2011

Florida law firm to pay $2 million to settle foreclosure fraud charges. THE WASHINGTON POST (Ariana Eunjung Cha) March 26, 2011

Fannie Report Warned of Foreclosure Problems in 2006. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (Carrick Mollenkamp and Nick Timiraos) March 25, 2011

Bogus letter tells man with refinanced mortgage to pay balance. THE TAMPA TRIBUNE (Shannon Behnken) March 25, 2011

Fannie report warned of foreclosure problems: report. REUTERS (JoAnne Allen) March 25, 2011

$1 billion foreclosure prevention program could open statewide next month, but homeowners to get less. THE PALM BEACH POST (Kimberly Miller) March 24, 2011

Sen. J.D. Alexander suggests paying Florida judges bonuses to hear more cases. ST. PETERSBURG TIMES (Steve Bousquet) March 24, 2011

Before foreclosure was complete, Lauderhill couple say Chase locked them out of their house. DAILY BUSINESS REVIEW (Polyana da Costa) March 24, 2011

10-day notice needed to cancel foreclosures in Broward. SUN SENTINEL (Paul Owers) March 24, 2011

Number of Fla. lawyers under investigation for foreclosure-related wrongdoing grows. THE PALM BEACH POST (Kimberly Miller) March 24, 2011

Scott approves partial bailout for Florida courts. AP (Bill Kaczor) March 22, 2011

Foreclosure crisis: Common ground between investors and homeowners. ST. PETERSBURG TIMES (Kris Hundley) March 22, 2011

ACLU looking critically at Lee, other counties that expedite foreclosures. NAPLES NEWS (Steven Beardsley) March 21, 2011

A Swift Deal May Not Be a Sound One. THE NEW YORK TIMES (Gretchen Morgenson) March 21, 2011

9,000 dropped foreclosure cases from Plantation law firm now in limbo in Palm Beach County. THE PALM BEACH POST (Kimberly Miller) March 19, 2011

Missouri Attorney General discusses foreclosure fraud. FOX2NOW March 19, 2011

David J. Stern: The man behind the crumbling foreclosure empire. SUN SENTINEL (Diane Lade) March 15, 2011

Listen to Judge Lippman. THE NEW YORK TIMES EDITORIAL March 14, 2011

Former President of TBW Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE PRESS RELEASE March 14, 2011

Area sees big drop in foreclosures, but it's likely a fleeting reprieve. THE PALM BEACH POST (Kimberly Miller) March 10, 2011

Anti-foreclosure efforts need more support, not less. THE ARIZONA DAILY STAR (editorial) March 7, 2011

Behind the foreclosure crisis, big banks' reign of error. THE WASHINGTON POST (Dana Milbank) March 6, 2011

Foreclosure crisis: Lenders holding back critical information at mediations. THE SUN SENTINEL (Diane C. Lade) March 6, 2011

What Do HSBC's Foreclosure Moratorium and Robo-Signing Claims Really Mean? DAILY FINANCE (Abigail Field) March 4, 2011

Obama officials, attorneys general closer to possible deal with banks in foreclosure mess. THE WASHINGTON POST (Zachary A. Goldfarb and Dina ElBoghdady) March 4, 2011

U.S. banks asked to forgive some of the amount owed on troubled mortgages in a proposal sent to them by state attorneys general and federal agencies, according to a source with knowledge of the negotiations. REUTERS (Corbett B. Daly and Dave Clarke) March 4, 2011

Ocwen Financial Discloses FTC Probe. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (Ruth Simon) March 4, 2011

With fewer foreclosures, court money drying up. THE ST. AUGUSTINE RECORD (David Royse) March 3, 2011

Are Banks Abandoning Foreclosures in Florida? DAILY FINANCE (Abigail Field) March 3, 2011

Harsh words for South Florida foreclosure law firm in transcript of contempt hearing, work called “shoddy” and “grossly incompetent”. THE PALM BEACH POST (Kimberly Miller) March 3, 2011