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DOJ demands more in BofA, Countrywide deal

On August 21, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and other federal. billion legal Settlement with Bank of America (BOA) to settle civil claims involving the company's. In addition to the $9.65 billion in cash payments, more than $490. occurred at Countrywide and Merrill Lynch before BOA acquired.

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Despite already offering $13 billion to end the government’s mortgage securities probe, the Department of Justice is demanding billions of more from Bank of America for the dealings of Countrywide.

Attorney General Eric Holder and Associate Attorney General Tony West announced today that the Department of Justice has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America Corporation – the largest civil settlement with a single entity in American history – to resolve federal and state claims against Bank of America and its former and current subsidiaries, including Countrywide Financial Corporation and Merrill Lynch.

About $7 billion in the settlement will go to consumers "harmed by the financial crisis precipitated by the unlawful conduct of Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and Countrywide," according to the Department of Justice. The relief will be delivered as principal reductions and loan modifications for homeowners who are underwater on their mortgages.

How do I get a copy of the settlement agreement?. Can you give me advice on whether I have legal claims against my bank?.. between the prior settlement agreement with Countrywide/Bank of America and the. mortgage settlement that says it is from the California Department of Justice. More Mortgage Information.

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While Bank of America has offered $12 billion to put paid to this – hopefully – last big legal dispute over toxic mortgage bonds, the DOJ want more. Quite a bit more. money for its own coffers. Is.

Bank of America. lost more than $50 billion since the charlotte bank bought countrywide financial for $2.5 billion, according to an Observer tally, and more losses are coming in an expected Justice.

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