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Countrywide Whistleblower Receives $14.5 Million in Mortgage Fraud Case

After filing a 2009 qui tam lawsuit against Countrywide Financial on behalf of the United States government, whistleblower Kyle Lagow has learned that he will receive a relator’s share of $14.5 million. Lagow, who formerly worked as an appraiser with Countrywide subsidiary LandSafe Inc., accused the lender of fraudulently inflating appraisals on government-insured mortgage loans. [...]

By | 2018-09-11T11:55:43+00:00 July 1st, 2013|Mortgage Fraud|

Mortgage Fraud: Beazer Homes Settles False Claims Act Suit

After being charged with fraudulent mortgage origination activities, a Georgia-based home builder and mortgage lender have agreed to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit. Beazer Homes USA Inc. and Beazer Mortgage Corporation have agreed to pay the government $5 million, plus contingent payments of up to $48 million. Headquartered in Atlanta, Beazer designs, sells and builds [...]

By | 2018-09-13T12:05:47+00:00 June 21st, 2013|Mortgage Fraud|