December 13, 2013

Black & LoBello on AM720 KDWN

Listen to the Legal Hour on AM720 KDWN from December 11th, 2013 in which Michael J. Ryan, Esq., discusses state run workers’ compensation (1:40), workers’ compensation vs. […]
February 24, 2011

Finally, a Lender Admits to Fraud in U.S. Financial Meltdown

A Justice Department Press Release reports that Desiree Brown, the former treasurer of a private mortgage lending company, Taylor, Bean & Whitaker (TBW), pleaded guilty to […]
December 20, 2010

Testimony in the Hearing on the TARP Foreclosure Mitigation Program

Click here to read Katherine Porter’s testimony before the Congressional Oversight Panel at the Hearing on the TARP Foreclosure Mitigation Program in which she describes how […]
December 16, 2010

Huffington Post Article: Tom Miller says, “We Will Put People In Jail” For Foreclosure Fraud

The leader of a nationwide investigation of foreclosure fraud told homeowners Tuesday that the probe will have some serious consequences for bankers.  To read the full […]
July 19, 2010

Fraud Still Happening Despite Crackdown by Lenders

Despite the mortgage industry’s recent decline in fraud risk, CoreLogic reports that 1 in 200 home loans still contain misrepresentations that could result in default.  Short sales […]
June 21, 2010

Government Arrests Mortgage Lenders

As part of Operation Stolen Dreams, the government’s push against mortgage fraud, federal authorities investigated 1,215 criminal defendants allegedly responsible for more than $2.3 billion in […]
May 11, 2010

Channel 13 Investigation of Bank of America

Local news station, Channel 13 Action News, investigates Bank of America, the largest home mortgage lender in Nevada.  Read the full story here. 
January 26, 2010

Columbus Accountant and Realtor Plead Guilty to Mortgage Fraud & Obstruction of Justice Conspiracies

Dennis G. Sartain of Hilliard, Ohio; and Bonnie Helt, of Columbus, Ohio, pleaded guilty on January 21, 2010, to conspiring to commit mortgage fraud, money laundering […]