David Dayen: How America’s Biggest Bank- JPMorgan Chase Paid its Fine for the 2008 Mortgage Crisis—With Phony Mortgages! Alleged fraud put JPMorgan Chase hundreds of millions of dollars ahead; ordinary homeowners, not so much.

Not enough attorneys have included their state AG in the defense action, and fail to quote the National Mortgage Settlement terms, or OCC Consent Orders in detail. Forged documents ought to raise to the level of fraud on the court, right?

But let’s not let our legislators off the hook, either. Why have they all failed to pass a bill to mandate all endorsements be dated. In the words of Ina Garten, “how simple is that?”

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1496335358115-wallstreet-1 JPMorgan is a criminal Racketeering Organization

by David Dayen, for The Nation:

“You know the old joke: How do you make a killing on Wall Street and never risk a loss? Easy—use other people’s money. Jamie Dimon and his underlings at JPMorgan Chase have perfected this dark art at America’s largest bank, which boasts a balance sheet one-eighth the size of the entire US economy.

After JPMorgan’s deceitful activities in the housing market helped trigger the 2008 financial crash that cost millions of Americans their jobs, homes, and life savings, punishment was in order. Among a vast array of misconduct, JPMorgan engaged in the routine use of “robo-signing,” which allowed bank employees to automatically sign hundreds, even thousands, of foreclosure documents per day without verifying their contents……….

To continue to The Nation click here: https://www.thenation.com/article/how-americas-biggest-bank-paid-its-fine-for-the-2008-mortgage-crisis-with-phony-mortgages/

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