Reuters: DOJ collects $24.7 billion in settlements in 2014

And as a result, I can report today that – during Fiscal Year 2014 – the justice department collected a total of $24.7 billion in civil and criminal actions. "That’s more than three times the $8 billion total the Department collected in 2013.

Bank of America said it had set aside reserves by June 30 for the $650 million settlement, which also resolves three actions it brought to collect mortgage insurance proceeds from AIG’s United.

BofA Could Cover Unemployed Borrower Mortgages for 9 Months Hurdles remain for disparate impact claims in housing despite SCOTUS ruling Many policies will cover 6-8 months of mortgage payments in a year. Most policies do not pay until 30 days after you are laid off and may require you to show proof of unemployment. Most insurance companies do not pay if the mortgage owner loses jobs within 6 months of buying a mortgage protection policy.

NEW YORK (Reuters. had agreed to the settlement, with the Bank of New York Mellon Corp (BK.N) serving as trustee. AIG claimed the settlement undervalued its claims, and had been appealing January’s.

Mobile Capture won the Elegant Implementation award category for the 2014 HW TECH100, announced in HousingWire’s March issue, recognizing the housing economy’s most innovative technology companies..

 · While the budget only asks Congress for the $56.7 billion, the Education Department stands to spend closer to $71.2 billion. That difference – $14.5 billion – is the amount the agency collects from student loan interest, fees and other sources, letting the Education Department ask for less than it spends. — Agency: Energy

Published on Nov 19, 2014 The U.S. Department of Justice collected a record $24.7 billion in penalties from fraud and other cases in fiscal year 2014, the agency said on Wednesday, as fines.

Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion to resolve a U.S. investigation into years of privacy violations, a settlement that increases the board of directors’ responsibility for protecting users’ data while changing little about the company’s lucrative advertising business. The agreement.

While “Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence” is largely an exercise in stage-setting, the report is likely a harbinger of the same type of attention and focus that emerged within the advocacy community in the wake of the White House’s 2014 Big Data Report. For the privacy profession, the report hints at a few areas where.

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Similarly, JPMorgan Chase can deduct at least $7 billion of its $13 billion deal last November, and Citigroup can put at least $3 billion of its $7 billion deal last July against its taxes.

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 · The mounting financial pressures on the Palestinians’ self-ruling entity have sent its debt soaring to $3 billion (£2.3 billion), and led to a severe contraction in its estimated $13 billion gdp economy for the first time in years, Azzam Shawwa told Reuters.

Obama signs extension for higher FHA loan limits Last Friday, President Obama signed into law a bill that includes provisions to extend and expand the $8,000 credit for first-time homebuyers. The credit, due to expire on November 30th of this year, will be extended to contracts signed thru April 2010, for purchases completed by the end of July 1, 2010.