Housing Groups Point to Justice Department as Stonewalling Investigations into Banks

By: Thursday July 12, 2012 10:27 am

A coalition of housing advocates that supported the state/federal investigation into securitization abuses that accompanied the foreclosure fraud settlement has turned against it sharply, charging the Justice Department with stonewalling the investigation and denying it critical resources that could move prosecutions against leading banks for their role in the housing crash and subsequent economic crisis. [...]

Campaign for a Fair Settlement Protests Obama Fundraiser: “Help Us”

By: Friday May 11, 2012 7:41 am

President Obama’s star-studded fundraiser at George Clooney’s house went off without a hitch. But before the event, about 50 activists with the Campaign for a Fair Settlement, mostly low-income victims of foreclosure or predatory activity by the financial sector, made their appeal to the President in a protest on the motorcade route to the residence, [...]

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