I’ve gone through only the first day of testimony from the AIG bailout trial, and we are already up to our third bombshell. The first witness called by the plaintiff, Starr International (an investment vehicle controlled by Hank Greenberg), was Scott Alvarez, general counsel for.
Several Wall Street firms have settled similar claims by the SEC, which has generally stuck to the strategy used by the agency to get a $550 million settlement last year with Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. And the SEC’s investigation of the Wall Street mortgage machine isn’t over yet.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. agreed to pay more than $5 billion to settle U.S. and state claims stemming from the sale of mortgage bonds heading into the financial crisis.
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Investments Lending Goldman Sachs officially reaches b settlement over toxic mortgage bonds Will pay $2.385B in civil penalty, provide $1.8B in consumer relief
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July 2014 Bank of America settles its dispute with American International Group over toxic mortgage. they were seeking. A settlement is reached to resolve claims brought by mortgage-bond insurer.
Wells Fargo is required to pay $1.2 billion, the largest settlement in the history of the FHA, to cover the costs of bad loans that went undisclosed. Another bank, Goldman Sachs, is also required to pay to cover the cost of toxic mortgage bonds in a $5 billion settlement.
Wells Fargo (wf) reported consumer relief and refinance credits totaling $4.4 billion as of June 30, 2013, to the Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight, the bank said in a press release. As a whole,