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Goldman Paying $3.15B Over U.S. Mortgage Bond Claims

Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay $3.15 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007.

08/23/2014

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Maryland To Share $75M In Bank Of America Mortgage Fraud Settlement

Bank of America reaches a record breaking settlement with U.S. regulators for misleading investors into buying toxic mortgage-backed securities.

08/21/2014

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Man Sentenced To 37 Months For $6M Mortgage Fraud

A Bowie man has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for a mortgage fraud scheme that cost lenders nearly $6 million.

08/28/2013

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Legal Q&A: Staying In Your Home For Life

When parents are selling larger house to move into smaller house.

07/08/2013

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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

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Grants Announced For Housing Counseling

Maryland officials have announced $11.8 million in grant awards that will be distributed over three years to members of the Maryland HOPE Counseling Network.

02/14/2013

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Md. May Divert Some Money From Mortgage Settlement

The ink wasn’t even dry on a settlement with the nation’s top mortgage lenders when Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon laid claim to a chunk of the money to avert a huge budget cut for public colleges and universities.

02/22/2012

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$960M In Foreclosure Settlement Intended To Help Marylanders Keep Their Homes

There’s new hope for Maryland homeowners struggling to make ends meet. Nearly a billion dollars is coming our way as part of a massive settlement with five major U.S. banks.

02/09/2012

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Man Sentenced In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Federal prosecutors say a Maryland man has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for participating in a scheme to defraud lenders, family members and others of more than $1.4 million through a series of real estate transactions.

01/13/2012

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Md. AG Announces Mortgage Rate Settlement

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler has announced an agreement with Wells Fargo relating to allegedly deceptive marketing of adjustable rate mortgages written by companies it acquired in 2008.

01/05/2012

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Fannie Mae Opens Foreclosure Center In Greenbelt

Mortgage giant Fannie Mae has opened a center in Prince George’s County to help homeowners who are facing foreclosure.

11/10/2011

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Title Company Owner Pleads Guilty To Fraud Charges

Authorities say a Maryland man has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for his role in a scheme to defraud lenders and a title insurance company of at least $937,000.

10/21/2011

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