Lynn Szymoniak’s Story in 60 Minutes Wins Prestigious Loeb Award

By: Wednesday June 27, 2012 6:15 am

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of appearing on a panel at Netroots Nation with, among others, Lynn Szymoniak, the lawyer and forensics expert who during her own foreclosure case recognized the massive fraud in documentation being perpetrated by banks. Lynn devoted the next several years to rooting out this fraud and telling anyone [...]

Foreclosure Fraud Whistleblower Harassed by Mortgage Lender

By: Wednesday March 28, 2012 8:55 am

I’ve written before about Lynn Szymoniak, the foreclosure victim and anti-fraud expert who lodged a one-woman crusade against the banks’ faulty assignments and documents. You may know her from her appearance on 60 Minutes, blowing the whistle on foreclosure fraud. As part of the foreclosure fraud settlement, Szymoniak won an $18 million judgment for her [...]

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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