Orlando, FL (AP) - Fannie Mae has asked a Florida law firm
under investigation by state officials for fabricating foreclosure
documents to put on hold all the cases involving the
government-controlled mortgage buyer.
Fannie Mae on Monday also asked the Law Offices of David Stern
to stop setting up hearings for Fannie Mae cases. Spokeswoman Amy
Bonitatibus said Fannie Mae was working closely with their
regulator on this matter.
Last week, the Florida Attorney General's office released the
deposition of a former assistant at the law firm who testified that
the office manager for the foreclosure department would sign 1,000
files a day without reviewing them. The office manager also would
allow paralegals to sign her name for her when she got tired, the
former assistant said.
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