April 13, 2015
- Bankrupt Washington Mutual settles in class action suit for $10 million after duping plaintiffs into taking out mortgages with low “teaser rates.”
- Goldman Sachs asks NY Federal Judge not to certify class action suit over its Abacus collateralized debt obligation, which caused $1 billion in investor losses.
- The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) covers foreclosure complaints in suit brought by Bank of America and a NJ law firm.
- First Horizon National Corp.’s subsidiary First Tennessee Bank settles with FDIC over violation of due-diligence regulations for Federal Housing Administration-insured home loans for $212.5 million.
- HSBC and Assurant settle for $1.8 billion over allegations that the bank got kickbacks for getting consumers to purchase inflated flood insurance.