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If you know about foreclosure fraud, the mass fabrication of mortgage documents in state courts by banks attempting to foreclose on homeowners, you may have one nagging question: Why did banks have to resort to this illegal scheme?
Was it just cheaper to mock up the documents than to provide the real ones?
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At the time, the White House vowed a "proportional response" to the cyberactivity, though declined to preview what that response might entail.
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The lawsuit states that banks resorted to fake documents because they could not legally establish true ownership of the loans when trying to foreclose.
This reality, which banks did not contest but instead settled out of court, means that tens of millions of mortgages in America lack a legitimate chain of ownership, with implications far into the future. District Court in both North and South Carolina, by a white-collar fraud specialist named Lynn Szymoniak, on behalf of the federal government, 17 states and three cities.
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