DOJ demands more in BofA, Countrywide deal

Let’s start with the numbers that were on the table when Gibbs & Bruns and its group of 22 major Countrywide mbs investors sat down across from Bank of America and. worth as much or more to.

Bank of America was far more conservative in its lending–trying to steer clear of risky loans and questionable borrowers. So now Countrywide falls under the BofA model.

In mid-2012 the Wall Street Journal reported that “people close to the bank” estimated that Countrywide had cost BofA more than $40 billion in real estate losses, legal.

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.

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The Justice Department announced a. rose about 1% to $5.21 after Wednesday’s announcement. Bank of America purchased leading mortgage lender Countrywide in 2008 for $4.

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 · Bank of America bought countrywide financial in 2008 and it’s fair to say that went poorly; the wall street journal totted up total Countrywide losses at.

Bank of America Corp.’s $8.5 billion settlement with mortgage-bond investors drew more state opposition. Biden’s office said in a court filing. “The Delaware Department of Justice, based upon the.

As investor reaction indicated, this deal was much more important to MBIA than to Bank of America. With $1.6 billion in cash from the bank, plus the remittance of $137 million in MBIA notes held by BofA, MBIA’s withered structured finance arm can pay back the $1.7 billion it owes the company’s bond insurance arm, which financed settlements.

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DOJ demands more in BofA, Countrywide deal. Posted on July 29, 2014 | Leave a comment. 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.

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 · Bank of America Lawsuit Reveals Why Getting a Mortgage Is So Hard. Instead, the Countrywide deal became one of the worst corporate acquisitions in history, saddling a once-healthy bank with billions in losses and another $40 billion in fees for litigation and restitution, according to estimates by Credit Suisse.