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State gave tax break to company Bondi was investigating for foreclosure fraud

While attorney general Pam Bondi was investigating Lender Processing Services for foreclosure abuses, the state of Florida was preparing a sweet tax break deal for the Jacksonville-based company.

Last week, Bondi announced a national settlement with LPS, and the company agreed to pay $120 million to settle allegations that it operated as a so-called foreclosure mill, making use of fraudulently signed court documents.

Money kicked in from Florida taxpayers could help pay that fine. LPS received a tax incentive award of at least $1.15 million, with some of the payments going out even as Bondi’s fraud inquiry was ongoing.

“This settlement reflects the efforts of the states to work together to remedy the widespread abuses occurring in the residential mortgage industry in the past few years,” Bondi said in a statement last week. “The proposed judgment holds LPS and its subsidiaries accountable and requires reforms that ensure the proper handling of residential mortgage-related documents.”

Florida’s tax incentive describes Lender Processing Services—a mortgage data and processing--as a “qualified target industry” tax credit recipient. As part of the settlement with Bondi, the company admitted that it had an organized practice of "surrogate signing," in which unauthorized employees signed legal documents under the names of other people. 

The company has agreed to create or retain 210 jobs as part of the tax break deal.

Bondi faced some criticism in 2011 after her office fired two investigators who had been looking into foreclosure abuses at LPS, which had contributed to the AG’s campaign. A subsequent review of the firings cleared Bondi of any wrongdoing.

LPS was further scrutinized because a former assistant AG left government and went to work for the company.

Florida is set to receive $8.6 million from the national settlement.

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Amada L Escandon-O'Rourke

CAN SOMEONE HELP?...
LPS and Western Progressive LLC
RECORDER on 12/07/2012 NOD-2012-0771596-Trustee Sale # 2011-10981-

they have been adding a lot of fees USING Ocwen LOan Servicer and the amount of the NOD is now more than 70K DUE on 3-07-2013!
they even have a forced place home Insurance for more than 2K and they are COLLECTING TITLE Search for $700 every month since 2011 and litigation fees fer FORECLOSURE DEFENSE!
inflating MY HOME LOAN with INSPECTION fees and LOT's of BOGUS fees.
THEY KNOW as a debt collector only they CAN NOT ADD all these charges WHEN THE HOMEOWNER IS LIVING IN THE PROPERTY! like in our case.

the NOD STATES:

in order to STOP FORECLOSURE , CONTACT:

Ocwen Loan servicer LLC,
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
as Trustee
for
POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT
Dated as NOVEMBER 1, 2004

PARK PLACE Securities, INC-
Asset-Backed Pass-

Through Certificates Series 2004-
WHQ2, BY OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC,

it's attorney in fact:
C/O
Western Progressive LLC-
Madan Kumar -www.madan.kumar@atltisource.com-
Team Lead,Western Progressive,DEFAULT Managemet Services
2002 Summit Blvd.600
Atlanta, Ga 30319
770 612 7007 x 297270

Wester Progressive P.O.Box # 9045 TEMECULA,CA 92589

BENEFICIARY PHONE -877-596-8580 (OCWEN LOAN SERV)1661 Worthington Rd 100 West Palm Beach Fl 33409
we have called the Beneficiary phone 877-596-8580 and it's Ocwen Loan Servicer again

and Ocwen Loan servicer told us to call attorney in fact Western Progressive LLc-Mr. MADAN KUMAR and

this man told us not to CALLED HIM and NOT to bother him anymore and to wait
for a phone call from a lawyer and 5 minutes later a PHONE CALL to my private number from Houser & Allison APc,Carslbad, CA, NY-ph# 760-603-9664 www.houser-law.com
lawyer MR. MANFORD B SUSMAN called to INFORMED ME ABOUT MY FORECLOSURE PROCESS where I like it or not because he is COUNSEL from
OCWEN AND WELLS FARGO BANK NA and THE ONLY WAY TO AVOID FORECLOSURE IS to DEPOSIT THE MONEY TO:Wells Frago NA San Francisco, CA
Acct # 4124823352
RT# 121000248

Ocwen LOan Servicer messenger centre in India (on recorder conversation) told us not to speak with lawyer B.Susman! can someone figure ouit this pooling of Wells Fargo NA/dba Ocwn dba Altisource and new Acquisitions?.eg HLLS ...can someone help?.
www.Madan.kumar@alticource.com/Western Progressive LLC,/LPS/WF"attorney in fact-Madan Kumar from/Western Progressive LLC,and Lawyer Manford B.Susman from WF/OLS/Houser & Allisn APc,Carslbad, CA, NY-
these companies-debt collectors won't give us the opportunity to save our home from foreclosure!
Does anyone Know the Lawyer LIC from Mandan Kumar in Atlanta, GA?.this doc was just recorder

Doc No: 2013-0056477 Record Date: 1/28/2013
Reel: 0 Image: 0 Pages: 3
Document Type: ASGT TRUST DEED
Grantor(s:(
AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE COMPANY
O ROURKE GEORGE M
O ROURKE AMADA L
Grantee(s:(
WELLS FARGO BANK N A
Descriptors(s:(
DOC 973029 2004
If you know a REAL ESTATE LAW -Tort -lease let me know.
thanks

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