Did a Spiked Story Help Lisa Epstein’s Opponent in Palm Beach County Clerk of Courts Race?

By: Monday August 20, 2012 8:15 am

Just days after Lisa Epstein came up short in her bid to win a term as Clerk of Courts in Palm Beach County, local media released a report (conveniently after the election) about criminal investigations into that office. State prosecutors are investigating possible criminal wrongdoing involving three Palm Beach County Clerk and Comptroller employees responsible [...]

Lisa Epstein Falls Short in Bid for Clerk of Courts in Palm Beach County, Florida

By: Thursday August 16, 2012 9:35 am

To circle back on a previous item, Lisa Epstein, the foreclosure fighter who challenged a long-term incumbent for a position as Palm Beach County Clerk of Courts, amid intimidation from local Democratic Party officials, lost on Tuesday. The final results show that Epstein garnered 27,001 votes, but ended up falling to incumbent Sharon Bock, 76%-24%. [...]

Lisa Epstein Challenging Incumbent for Palm Beach County Clerk of Courts, Election on Tuesday

By: Sunday August 12, 2012 3:45 pm

Lisa Epstein, the foreclosure fighter who gained national recognition for her research and discovery, attempts to pull off an upset on Tuesday in the race for Clerk of Court in Palm Beach County. This is the equivalent of a register of deeds, the official who records mortgage transfer documents in counties across the country. Epstein [...]

Lisa Epstein Files for Palm Beach County Clerk of Court After Intimidation Campaign By Incumbent

By: Wednesday June 20, 2012 8:54 am

I wrote back in April about Lisa Epstein, the foreclosure fraud activist running for Clerk of Courts in Palm Beach County, Florida this year. Lisa officially filed and qualified for the August 14 primary election last week. She’ll face longtime incumbent Sharon Bock, who Lisa believes has done basically nothing to leverage her power to [...]

Foreclosure Fraud Activist Lisa Epstein Runs for Clerk of Courts in Palm Beach County

By: Thursday April 12, 2012 6:00 am

It’s a quiet story that most progressive groups operating out of Washington, DC don’t want to talk about: they can’t attract votes anymore. In two recent primary races, in Illinois and Maryland, the more liberal candidate was overwhelmed by the establishment, despite widespread support from labor and online progressive groups. Since a high-water mark in [...]

Registers of Deeds’ Work Gets Newfound Attention

By: Monday March 26, 2012 12:44 pm

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Last Friday, Rachel Maddow featured Jeff Thigpen the courageous register of deeds in Guilford County, North Carolina, who has sued MERS and leading banks over faulty documents filed at his office. Rachel calls it an “exclusive” though I had the Thigpen lawsuit for [...]

IG Report Whitewashes Firing of Foreclosure Fraud Investigators in Florida

By: Monday January 9, 2012 7:22 am

A remarkable report from an Inspector General in Florida not only clears the state Attorney General’s office for the firings of two foreclosure fraud investigators, it accuses bloggers and advocates of dictating and controlling investigations, sometimes for nakedly personal reasons. The story, which most clearly resembles the US Attorney scandal of the Bush era, requires [...]

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