by Alan Pyke Posted on March 20, 2014
Banks have met their obligations under the National Mortgage Settlement, but few families got the relief they were promised.
by Bryce Covert Posted on March 17, 2014
An audit of the Department of Justice's efforts to go after Wall Street for mortgage fraud turns up lots of disappointments.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 13, 2014
A Wells Fargo instructional manual allegedly showed staff how to falsify documents and create missing ones that the bank needed for foreclosures.
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by Alan Pyke Posted on March 4, 2014
Detroit is trying to pay two giant banks just 30 cents on the dollar, and the banks see this as good news.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 1, 2014
Only 15 states prohibit high-interest payday loans, and that could fall to 14 if a pair of Pennsylania Republicans get their way.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 27, 2014 Updated: February 27, 2014
Housing discrimination advocates filed a complaint against a fourth major bank for failing to maintain foreclosed homes in non-white neighborhoods.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 26, 2014
A years-long investigation details how just one Swiss bank went about recruiting tax dodgers and how American officials risk letting them off the hook.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 14, 2014
By a 44-37 margin, Americans support replacing predatory cash-advance companies with the U.S. Postal Service.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 10, 2014
The Department of Justice acted "as prosecutor, jury, and judge" in settling with JP Morgan unilaterally rather than seeking judicial review, the suit says.
by Alan Pyke Posted on February 7, 2014
A new legally binding banker oath of office in the Netherlands indicates regulators may be at their wit's end.