Lynn Szymoniak is the lawyer and forensics expert who during her own foreclosure case recognized the massive fraud in documentation being perpetrated by banks. Lynn devoted the next several years to rooting out this fraud and telling anyone who will listen about what the banks were doing with mortgage assignments. And now, the 60 Minutes piece that gave her national notoriety won a Loeb Award, the most prestigious award in business journalism.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday June 27, 2012 7:15 am|
|By: David Dayen Wednesday March 28, 2012 9:50 am|
As part of the foreclosure fraud settlement, Lynn Szymoniak won an $18 million judgment for her work in helping expose document fraud. However, she has to wait at least a couple months for the formal blessing of the settlement by a US district court judge to reap her reward. Meanwhile, she is still in foreclosure proceedings with Deutsche Bank. And they seem to be going out of their way to humiliate her.
|By: David Dayen Monday January 9, 2012 9:30 am|
A remarkable report from an Inspector General in Florida not only clears the state Attorney General’s office for the firings of two foreclosure fraud investigators, it accuses bloggers and advocates of dictating and controlling investigations, sometimes for nakedly personal reasons. It has all the signs of a whitewash.