Reunion Mortgage to Pay $1.04 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

In a recent case out of California, mortgage lender Reunion Mortgage, Inc. and its former affiliates have agreed to pay $1.04 million to settle allegations of False Claims Act violations. The case originated pursuant to an investigation by the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Civil Fraud Division and resulted in the discovery of several [...]

By | 2018-09-24T14:19:10+00:00 May 23rd, 2014|Mortgage Fraud|

Office of Inspector General Reveals Several Weak Areas of DOJ’s Response to Mortgage Fraud

We regularly report on the effects of mortgage fraud, including several high-profile cases between the Office of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and several large banking institutions. Mortgage fraud can occur in any number of ways, including false assertions by lenders that borrowers should qualify for mortgage insurance or failing to abide by underwriting standards [...]

By | 2018-09-14T14:18:52+00:00 April 28th, 2014|Mortgage Fraud|

Property Management Firm to Settle Allegations of Defrauding the U.S. Department of Housing

The False Claims Act applies to virtually any intentional submission of a false claim for payment to the federal government. Often times, this involves healthcare fraud and fraud in the defense contracting sector. However, every now and then, a story will emerge involving a less-publicized public entity on the receiving end of unethical, unlawful false [...]

By | 2018-09-21T15:32:29+00:00 March 10th, 2014|False Claims Act Legal News|