DOJ Announces Record $5.69 Billion Recovered Under the False Claims Act in Fiscal Year 2014

The DOJ recently announced its record-breaking $5.69 billion in recoveries under the False Claims Act this fiscal year.Image source: Wikimedia Commons In a recent announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice, a record $5.69 billion was recovered under the False Claims Act in fiscal year 2014. This is [...]

By | 2018-03-25T16:07:03+00:00 December 15th, 2014|False Claims Act Legal News|

DOJ Unseals False Claims Act Complaint Alleging Mortgage Loan Fraud by OneWest Bank

The federal HAMP program is administered in concert with the U.S. Treasury and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). It requires lenders to fully disclose all fees and charges to borrowers. The Department of Justice recently unsealed a False Claims Act lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York alleging [...]

By | 2018-03-27T08:56:05+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Mortgage Fraud|

Office of Inspector General Offers Suggestions to the DOJ to Combat Mortgage Fraud

Mortgage fraud not only displaces borrowers from their homes, but it has historically cost the federal government millions of dollars in mortgage insurance claims.Image source: Wikimedia Commons In yesterday’s post, we began examining a recent audit of the Department of Justice with regard to its mortgage fraud division. Specifically, the Office of Inspector [...]

By | 2018-03-26T04:29:12+00:00 April 29th, 2014|Mortgage Fraud|