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Wells Fargo Settles With HUD Over Maternity Leave Discrimination Complaints

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has reached a $5 million settlement with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, the largest provider of residential mortgage loans in the nation, to resolve allegations that Wells Fargo discriminated against women who were either pregnant or on maternity leave, HUD announced Thursday.

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HSBC Agrees to Pay $550M in RMBS Settlement

In a settlement announced Friday, HSBC agreed to pay $550 million to FHFA to resolve allegations it violated state and federal securities laws in its selling of private-label securities to the GSEs between 2005 and 2007. HSBC stopped issuing and distributing MBS in 2007.

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Morgan Stanley Settles MBS Suit for $95 Million

Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $95 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that the New York City-based financial services giant misled investors in mortgage-backed securities prior to the financial crisis of 2008, according to New York federal court papers.

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Michigan-Based Bank Discussing Settlement With CFPB

Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. announced earlier this week that it has filed a Form 8-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in order to notify its investors that the bank is currently trying to work out a settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regarding alleged violations of financial laws.

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Obama Administration Applauds Bank of America Settlement

Obama administration officials praised Thursday's $16.65 billion settlement between Bank of America and the U.S. Department of Justice, $7 billion of which will go to provide consumer relief to assist those distressed by the collapse of the housing market in 2008.

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New Jersey Lender Settles Complaint

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New Jersey-based nationwide residential lender Freedom Mortgage Corporation agreed to pay $104,000 in a discrimination settlement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, HUD announced on August 13.

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