The system of pooling and selling mortgages around the world has caused widespread confusion about who owns the loans and raises questions about whether banks in some cases have the legal standing to foreclose, a state judge and consumer attorneys testified before Congress on Thursday.
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Regulators criticized for not catching foreclosure crisis (Post, November 18, 2010; 8:31 PM)
Aggressive lobbying defends mortgage-trading system (Post, November 18, 2010; 11:10 PM)
States, mortgage lenders in talks over fund for borrowers in foreclosure mess (Post, November 17, 2010; 12:03 AM)
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Some judges chastise banks over foreclosure paperwork (Post, November 9, 2010; 12:07 AM)
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Amid mortgage mess, owners blindsided (Post, October 30, 2010; 12:53 AM)
Title insurers drop demands on mortgage lenders in foreclosure cases (Post, October 28, 2010; 9:26 PM)
Wells Fargo acknowledges problems in foreclosure paperwork (Post, October 27, 2010; 8:15 PM)
Federal bailout oversight panel raises alarms over foreclosure crisis (Post, October 27, 2010; 8:41 PM)
Most Americans worry about ability to pay mortgage or rent, poll finds (Post, October 28, 2010; 12:52 AM)
Mortgage scandal boosts investors' campaign to get banks to buy back securities (Post, October 26, 2010; 9:39 PM)
Warning signs of foreclosure crisis were ignored, says FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair (Post, October 25, 2010; 8:20 PM)
U.S. probing foreclosure processing firms (Post, October 25, 2010; 9:43 PM)
Law firms gear up for work on cases involving faulty foreclosures (Post, October 25, 2010)
Title insurers seek to insulate themselves from foreclosure losses (Post, October 22, 2010; 10:31 PM)
Iowa attorney general launches foreclosure probe amid fierce public outrage (Post, October 22, 2010; 11:45 PM)
Florida activists read between the lines on foreclosure paperwork: (Post, October 21, 2010; 12:27 AM)
Foreclosure crisis puts Wall Street reform legislation to the test (Post, October 21, 2010; 8:40 PM)
As foreclosure freeze spreads, more could stop making payments, economists warn (Post, October 19, 2010; 7:28 PM)
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