Judge dismisses Prudential mortgage fraud lawsuit against BofA

Judge dismisses Prudential mortgage fraud lawsuit against BofA

"We believe that Bank of America gamed the system, perpetrating a fraud on both its customers and American taxpayers," said Steve Berman, managing partner of Hagens Berman and one of the attorneys who filed the lawsuit. "BofA promised that it would work with homeowners to modify their mortgages under the HAMP program.

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Although Bank of America (BoA), along with other big banks like Wells Fargo, Citibank, Ally/GMAC and JPMorgan Chase, recently reached a very favorable settlement of potential criminal fraud charges related to their mortgage lending practices, two recently unsealed civil fraud lawsuits against BoA reveal they may not be out of the woods just yet.

The Justice Department has asserted the law in mortgage-related cases pending against Bank of America Corp. that the court dismissed a number of the claims advanced by the government.” The judge.

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit brought by Prudential Financial (PRU), which claimed that Bank of America(BAC) falsely represented the quality of $1.9 billion of pre-crisis residential mortgage-backed securities, leaving Prudential on the hook for "countless" home loans that defaulted.

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Last week, a New york state judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit against Bank of America on behalf of 374. a federal judge in Manhattan rejected fraud claims by two trusts suing Countrywide over.

A federal judge dismissed claims in lawsuits against U.S. Bancorp and Bank of America accusing the two banks of failing in their duties as trustees for residential mortgage-backed securities that.

Since then, new evidence and pre-trial rulings by U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff have pared the case back. Bank of America has said the lawsuit’s claims are. In the "Hustle" case, Rakoff dismissed.

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By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) – A federal judge has thrown out much of Prudential Financial Inc’s (PRU.N) lawsuit accusing bank of America Corp (BAC.N) of defrauding it before the financial crisis.

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