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A landmark $25 billion settlement with the nation's top mortgage lenders was hailed by government officials Thursday as long-overdue ...
relief for victims of foreclosure abuses. But consumer advocates countered that far too few people will benefit. (Feb. 9)
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[LOCATION: CHICAGO, IL--FEBRUARY 9, 2012][SOURCE: AP][NAT-BREAK: CHICAGO, IL--FEBRUARY 9, 2012][VOICE-OVER]IN THE LATEST EFFORT BY THE GOVERNMENT TO STOP THE HOUSING MARKET'S SLIDEMORE THAN 2 MILLION AMERICANS COULD RECEIVE MONEY FROM A 25 BILLION DOLLAR RELIEF PACKAGE FROM THE NATIONS BIGGEST BANKS.[SOT: ERIC HOLDER / US ATTORNEY GENERAL]"OUR INVESTIGATIONS REVEALED DISTURBING PRACTICES FOR INSTANCE WE SAW THAT FAR TO OFTEN SERVICES PUSHED BORROWERS INTO FORECLOSURE AND THIS FUELD THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL OF OUR ECONOMY."[STAND-UP: ROBERT RAY / ASSOCIATED PRESS]"THE NATIONWIDE SETTLEMENT STEMS FROM ABUSES THAT OCCURRED AFTER THE HOUSING BUBBLE BURST. MANY COMPANIES THAT PROCESS FORECLOSURES FAILED TO VERIFY DOCUMENTS. SOME EMPLOYEES SIGNED PAPERS THEY HADN'T READ OR USED FAKE SIGNATURES TO SPEED FORECLOSURES - AN ACTION KNOWN AS ROBO-SIGNING"[VOICE-OVER]THE BANKS INVOLVED IN THE DEAL ARE[FULL SCREEN]BANK OF AMERICA, JP MORGAN CHASE, WELLS FARGO, CITIGROUP AND ALLY FINANCIALFOUR MILLION AMERICANS HAVE FORECLOSED SINCE THE BEGINNING OF 2007REAL ESTATE BROKERS LIKE KEITH WOLF OUTSIDE CHICAGO WELCOME THE RELIEF PACKAGE BUT IS STILL SKEPTICAL[SOT: KEITH WOLF / WINFIELD REALTY]"SO THIS COULD BE THE CHANGE IN THE TIDE THAT ALLOWS THE MARKETS TO RECOVER OR I COULD JUST BE THE MORE OF THE SAME STAGNATION AND SIDEWAYS MOVEMENT. IT'S HARD TO TELL."[VOICE-OVER]THE DEAL REQUIRES THE BANKS TO REDUCE LOANS FOR ABOUT 1 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS AT RISK OF FORECLOSURE. THE LENDERS WILL ALSO SEND CHECKS OF $2,000 TO 750,000 AMERICANS WHO WERE IMPROPERLY FORECLOSED UPON.[NAT-BREAK: DEKALB, IL--FEBRUARY 9, 2012] [VOICE-OVER]FOR TAMARA HESCOTT THE SETTLEMENT IS TOO LATEHER HOME IS WORTH NEARLY 80 THOUSAND LESS THAN WHAT SHE BOUGHT FOR 7 YEARS AGO AND SHE WAS HAVING A HARD TIME MAKING THE PAYMENTSBY THE TIME SHE WAS CONSIDERED FOR A LOAN REMODIFICATION WELLS FARGO HAD ALREADY DECIDED TO START THE FORECLOSURE PROCESSBUT WITH THE HELP OF AN ATTORNEY SHE IS INSTEAD SETTLING FOR A SHORT SALETHOUGH THE EMOTIONAL TOLL ON THE FAMILY HAS BEEN DIFFICULT[SOT: TAMARA HESCOTT / LOSING HER HOME]"I FEEL LIKE I HAVE FAILED MY KIDS, BUT I KNOW I HAVEN'T. I HOPE THAT WELLS FARGO AND OTHER BANKS THAT HAVE BEEN GIVING SO MUCH DIFFICULTY TO FAMILIES WHO COULD HAVE BEEN MAKING SOME SORT OF PAYMENT SEE WHAT WE ARE GOING THROUGH AND BE MORE HONEST AND RIGHTOUS AND FORTHRIGHT IN HELPING PEOPLE INSTEAD OF TAKING IT AWAY."(VOICE-OVER)THE DEAL STILL NEEDS FINAL APPROVAL BY A FEDERAL JUDGEOF SIGNED OFF ON THIS IS THE LARGEST GOVERNMENT-INDUSTRY SETTLEMENT SINCE A MULTI-STATE DEAL WITHT HE TOBACCO INDUSTRY IN 1998ROBERT RAY, ASSOCIATED PRESS, CHICAGO