SunTrust pays $320M to resolve HAMP violations

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SunTrust will pay up to $320 million to settle claims whether it had dealt inappropriately with homeowners looking to take advantage of HAMP.

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Servicers Make 116,000 HAMP Trials Permanent Over a hundred servicers together with thousands of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac servicers are participating in HAMP and about 89% of all outstanding residential mortgage are covered by the HAMP program. The U.S. Treasury Dept. reports though that only about 116,000 homeowners have received permanent modifications.

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SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) today announced that the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Virginia and SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. have reached an agreement resolving claims related to the company’s administration of the federal home affordable Modification Program (HAMP).

SunTrust mortgage settles federal probe for $320M By: The Associated Press July 3, 2014 charlottesville (ap) suntrust mortgage Inc. has agreed to pay up to $320 million to resolve allegations that it misled customers seeking loan modifications under a government program established to help homeowners avoid foreclosure, the company and federal.

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On July 3, DOJ announced that SunTrust Mortgage Inc. has agreed to pay $320 million to resolve a criminal investigation relating to its administration of the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), a U.S. mortgage-modification program.

 · SunTrust Agrees to $320M Settlement to Resolve HAMP Misconduct By Cassandra Dowell | July 8, 2014 June 11, 2019 SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. could pay up to $320 million in remediation fees under a new agreement to settle claims related to the company’s alleged neglect and mishandling of the federal Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).

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SunTrust to pay $320M for HAMP violations July 8, 2014 – SunTrust Mortgage will pay $320 million in order to resolve the Justice Department’s investigation into its misleading of homeowners interested in the federal Home Affordable Modification Program, or HAMP.

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