Federal officials announced Thursday that 49 states have accepted a billion foreclosure-abuse settlement with the five largest mortgage lenders — a deal that primarily helps underwater.

The government’s $25 billion settlement Thursday with banks over fraudulent foreclosure practices begins a long-promised reckoning with the financial industry over its role in the worst economic.

What the $25 Billion Mortgage Settlement Means to You. Having punished the five largest mortgage servicers for their foreclosure practices to the tune of a $25 billion settlement. Wells Fargo agreed to in their landmark settlement. New York State.

April 5, 2012 7:07 p.m. A federal judge signed off on the $25-billion foreclosure settlement between banks, federal agencies, and the state attorneys general from 49 states and the District of Columbia on Wednesday. The settlement was announced in February and filed in court as a consent judgment last month.

A washington federal judge on Wednesday approved the landmark $25 billion settlement between the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers, the federal government and 49 state attorneys general.

A federal judge approved a $25 billion mortgage settlement with five top U.S. banks over allegations of foreclosure abuses and misconduct in servicing home loans, according to court documents.

Homeowners more deeply underwater on mortgages handled by five major U.S. banking firms are prime candidates for getting help from a $25-billion nationwide settlement over alleged foreclosure abuses ..

Biden secured $45 million for Delaware and fought for important new protections for America’s military men and women Wilmington – Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that a federal judge has approved the consent judgments that will implement the $25 billion national mortgage settlement between Delaware, 48 other states and the District of [.]

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Now we have a better idea of the extent of the campaign, thanks to the settlement agreements that the DOJ filed Monday in connection with last month’s $25 billion foreclosure settlement.

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Earlier this year, five of the country’s biggest banks agreed to cough up $25 billion because they’d routinely fleeced their own customers and wreaked tremendous economic havoc along the way. The.

The state and federal regulators who announced the $25 billion foreclosure settlement with five major banks last week aren’t the only folks complaining about robosigning. The exposure of that practice – in which bank representatives, in order to speed up foreclosures, signed thousands of mortgage-related affidavits without actually reading them – sparked the nationwide foreclosure.

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