Register of Deeds Curtis Hertel Received FBI Subpoena on Foreclosures

By: Thursday August 18, 2011 8:20 am

Curtis Hertel of Ingham County is the latest register of deeds to gain notoriety for work exposing foreclosure fraud. Marcy Wheeler reports on how he’s using the evidence collected at his office to push to change Michigan into a judicial foreclosure state. In Lansing today, Ingham County (Lansing Area) Registrar of Deeds, Curtis Hertel and [...]

Ingham County, MI Register of Deeds Seeks Back Taxes on Mortgage Transfers

By: Thursday June 23, 2011 8:15 am

In Michigan, a civil rights law group has filed suit against the “emergency financial manager” law which they say “violates one of the basic principles of democracy, where people get to vote and no one can impose a dictator on them.” Bill Goodman, the lead attorney in the case, said that the EFM law also [...]

Heroic Registers of Deeds Battling Mortgage Fraud

By: Thursday May 5, 2011 12:13 pm

Federal regulators simply aren’t that interested in investigating foreclosure fraud and laying down the appropriate punishments. Tom Miller is too busy deflecting criticism about massive campaign contributions from the banking sector to run a proper state-based investigation. So it’s actually come down to the registers of deeds – the unassuming public servants working in county [...]

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