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Maryland banking official helped craft foreclosure settlement (access required)

Maryland’s Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation was one of only two state banking agencies to be represented on the executive committee that oversaw the investigation that led to the multibillion-dollar nationwide foreclosure settlement with the country’s five largest ...

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Gansler prepares to join other AGs in $25 billion foreclosure settlement (access required)

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler spoke to The Daily Record on Wednesday prior to an expected announcement Thursday that the state had joined more than 40 other jurisdictions in a pending nationwide settlement with the five largest mortgage lenders over alleged foreclosure abuses.

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California, New York considering foreclosure-abuse deal

WASHINGTON — California and New York were considering Monday whether to join most other states in backing a long-awaited settlement with banks over foreclosure abuses. The deal would require the five largest mortgage lenders to reduce loans for about 1 ...

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Government faults 3 lenders over mortgage-aid efforts

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is blaming the three largest U.S. mortgage lenders for the failures of its foreclosure-prevention program. It says they’ve done little to help people at risk of losing their homes. The Treasury Department said Thursday that ...

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Gov’t orders 15 lenders to reimburse homeowners

WASHINGTON — The federal government ordered 17 mortgage lenders and servicers on Wednesday to reimburse homeowners who were incorrectly foreclosed upon. The Federal Reserve, Office of Thrift Supervision and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency also told the lenders ...

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