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  • Ocwen reaches mortgage servicing settlement with Connecticut

    Settlement stipulates that Ocwen will pay $500,000 fine if it doesn’t comply
    Ocwen Financial is one step closer to ridding itself of the mortgage servicing restrictions placed on the nonbank last year when 31 states took regulatory actions over alleged escrow and other servicing issues. Ocwen disclosed late Thursday in a SEC filing that it reached a servicing settlement with the state of Connecticut.
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  • Massachusetts hits Nationstar (aka Mr. Cooper) with fine, sanctions over servicing abuses

    Accused of offering borrowers “unfair and deceptive” mortgage modifications
    Nationstar Mortgage, the nonbank now known as Mr. Cooper, allegedly put hundreds of borrowers in Massachusetts at a heightened risk of foreclosure by offering them “unfair and deceptive” mortgage modifications, the state’s attorney general said Tuesday. “Nationstar failed to stop foreclosures and this settlement gives homeowners in the hardest hit areas in Massachusetts a chance to stay in their homes,” Massachusetts AG Maura Healey said.
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  • Pennsylvania now requires nonbank servicers to be licensed to operate in state

    Deadline for licensing applications is June 30, 2018
    Nonbank mortgage servicers have five months to get licensed in the state of Pennsylvania if they want to keep operating in the state. The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities announced this week that it will soon begin accepting licensing applications from nonbank servicers as part of the state’s move to increase oversight into mortgage servicing.
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  • Ocwen reaches mortgage settlements with two more states, inks new deal with New Residential

    SEC filing reveals cavalcade of news about nonbank
    Ocwen disclosed Friday that it reached a settlement with two more of the 31 states that took regulatory actions against the nonbank last year over alleged escrow and other servicing issues. But that wasn’t the only interesting item that Ocwen disclosed in its latest SEC filing.
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  • Ocwen reaches mortgage servicing settlements with two more states

    Also agrees to give company shares in class action settlement
    Ocwen Financial’s settlement streak is continuing, as the nonbank announced Wednesday that it reached settlements with two more states that will remove each state’s mortgage servicing restrictions on Ocwen’s business. Ocwen also disclosed that it finalized a class action settlement agreement over the nonbank restating its 2013 and 2014 earnings.
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  • Movement Mortgage to pay $1.1 million for California mortgage servicing violations

    Accused of operating in state without a license, plus per diem violations
    Movement Mortgage overcharged more than 1,000 mortgage borrowers and operated in the state of California without a license, the California Department of Business Oversight said on Monday. The CDBO announced Monday that it reached a $1.1 million settlement with Movement Mortgage to resolve the allegations.
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