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    General Electric reaches $1.5B ‘agreement in principle’ with DOJ


    General Electric has reached “an agreement in principle” with the Department of Justice, with GE to pay a civil penalty of $1.5 billion concerning its now-defunct WMC mortgage business, the company announced in an earnings report today.

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    Citigroup Compliance Update Posted


    Six months following Citigroup’s $7 billion settlement with the government to resolve a federal investigation into the sale of subprime mortgages, the bank’s compliance monitor has published his first report on progress made. The report details Citi’s efforts on outreach requirements, tax reporting requirements, and consumer relief credit to date. ...

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    Ocwen Financial to Pay $150 Million Over Wrongful Foreclosures


    Ocwen Financial this week agreed to pay a total of $150 million in “hard-dollar” assistance to current and former New York borrowers to resolve numerous and significant abuses in violation of a previous settlement agreement with the New York Department of Financial Services. As part of the settlement, founder William ...

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    Federal Regulators Probing Subprime Auto Loans


    Ally Financial recently became the latest auto-lending company to face a government investigation into its subprime auto lending practices. In the last few months, GM Financial and Santander Consumer USA Holdings have received subpoenas from the Department of Justice for similar practices, raising questions among some as to whether the ...