Kamala Harris Files Lawsuit Against Fannie and Freddie

Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have received an unwelcome Christmas present from California’s attorney general Kamala Harris – a lawsuit filing. The attorney general is demanding Fannie and Freddie respond to a total of fifty-one questions regarding foreclosures and other practices they have made in the state. According to a report from the

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California Attorney General Pulls Out Of Bank Settlement

California’s Attorney General Kamala Harris has announced she is pulling out of multi-state foreclosure practice negotiations which are currently under way with some of the country’s biggest banks, saying she intends to pursue her own investigations in an attempt to reduce foreclosure numbers and reform bank practices. Harris, in a letter to the committee, said

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US Banks Strive to Win Broad Liability Releases

Apparently efforts by US banks to win broad liability releases are proving to be a major obstacle in talks to resolve foreclosure practices and mortgage servicing. The liability releases would give the US Banks protection from further state and federal probes into their mortgage practices, including the lending and securitization of loans, and would form

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