mortgage

Subprime Mortgage Whistleblowers Warn Bigger Crash on Its Way

February 21, 2016

Whistleblowers Richard Bowen and Michael Winston, along with UMKC’s Bill Black, discuss the rampant fraud at Countrywide and Citigroup and how today’s high foreclosure rates in states like Nevada could be a sign of what’s to come

DOJ Misses Another Opportunity to Go After Banks

December 21, 2014

Bill Black: Obama administration quietly gave a $57 million award to a whistleblower regarding the Countrywide and Bank of America mortgage scandal

Marsha Coleman-Adebayo on Whistleblowers

October 22, 2013
Marsha Coleman-Adebayo: President Obama’s program encourages federal employees to report suspicious actions by their coworkers, creating a culture similar to the East German Statsi

Revealed: Banks Rewarded and Blacklisted Appraisers to Artificially Inflate Real Estate Prices

July 11, 2013

Thousands of appraisers warned Washington regulators of fraud during the seven years leading up to the housing crash

Ex-Employees Say Bank of America Rewarded Fraudulent Foreclosures

June 20, 2013

Bill Black: Bank of America and other financial giants undeterred by Obama Admins weak oversight and enforcement of industry

Americans Living in Poverty

June 3, 2013
Paul Buchheit PT2: Poor Americans are angry but so far don’t think there is much they can do about their situation except find some individual solution

Mutual Interest Hidden Beneath Apple and Samsung Legal Struggle

March 17, 2013

Both companies benefit from turning patents into a bulwark against innovation, the general public pays the price when two corporations divide the market between them

Banks’ $8.5 Billion Mortgage Settlement a Mild Slap on the Wrist

January 8, 2013

James Heintz: Settlement is a drop in the bucket compared to $6.9 trillion of lost household wealth