Articles Tagged with ''Subprime RMBS''

GE to pay $1.5 billion fine over WMC Mortgage subprime loans

Reaches settlement with DOJ
General Electric will pay a fine of $1.5 billion as part of a settlement with the Department of Justice over the pre-crisis lending activities of GE’s shuttered subprime lending unit, WMC Mortgage. The lender allegedly misrepresented the quality of the “majority” of its loans, which were sold to investors as part of residential mortgage-backed securities between 2005 and 2007.
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Barclays agrees to pay $2 billion to settle crisis-era RMBS fraud charges

Two subprime mortgage bond traders also fined $2 million
Barclays Capital will pay $2 billion to the federal government to settle charges brought against the bank by the Department of Justice, which accused the company of misleading investors about the quality of the underlying subprime and Alt-A mortgages in $31 billion in mortgage bonds, which, as the DOJ put it, “proved to be catastrophic failures.”
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Former Deutsche Bank head subprime mortgage bond trader fires back at U.S. fraud charges

Denies all charges, accuses government of ‘concocting a baseless theory of fraud’
Paul Mangione, the former head of subprime mortgage trading at Deutsche Bank who stands accused over overseeing systemic mortgage bond fraud during the run-up to the financial crisis, says that the government kowtowed to public pressure to see individuals held responsible for the financial crisis by filing lawsuit against him that is wrong, unfair, and without merit.
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Shocker: U.S. sues former Deutsche Bank head subprime mortgage bond trader for crisis-era fraud

Paul Mangione accused of ‘systematically, intentionally’ lying about subprime mortgages
In what can only be regarded as a shocking development, the United States is suing the former head of subprime mortgage trading at Deutsche Bank over “systematically and intentionally” lying about the quality of subprime mortgages that backed nearly $1.5 billion in mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the crisis.
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Morgan Stanley expects mortgage bond lawsuit from New York AG

Subprime securitizations at the center of lawsuit
It turns out that Morgan Stanley is not out of the woods when it comes to trouble with regulators. Far from it, in fact. The company disclosed that it is expecting to be the subject of a lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over approximately 30 subprime securitizations sponsored by the company.
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$728 million in subprime vintage debt just hit secondary market

Massive subprime portfolio trades for second week in a row
Included among the list of bonds available for purchase are some of the biggest names from the ghosts of subprime’s past, like Countrywide, Wells Fargo, Structured Asset Investment Loan Trust, Ace Securities, Park Place Securities, and others.
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Massive subprime mortgage bond portfolio ready to trade

Interested in subprime bonds? More than $2.4 billion is available now
According to bond analytics firm Interactive Data, the $4.6 billion portfolio of vintage debt is the largest of 2014, surpassing the January liquidation of the ING US portfolio from the Dutch State Treasury Agency, which checked in at $4.3 billion.
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