Wells Fargo Improper Mortgage Insurance Premiums Class Action

Wells Fargo is a very large mortgage lender. Some of its mortgages are insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The complaint for this class action names Wells Fargo, NA and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage as defendants and alleges that Wells Fargo continues charging borrowers for FHA premiums even after they are no longer due.  Read more

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MegaStar Mortgage Loans Pay-to-Pay Fees California Class Action

MegaStar Financial Corp. services mortgages. But the complaint for this class action alleges that they “impermissibly profit” off homeowners “by charging and collecting illegal payment processing fees when borrowers make their monthly mortgage payments by telephone or online…” These are known as pay-to-pay fees, and the complaint claims they violate debt collection laws and breaches  Read more

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LoanCare Improper Escrow of Water Quality Fees Class Action

LoanCare, LLC is a mortgage servicing company. Like many mortgage servicers, it collects additional funds for things like taxes on the mortgaged property, which it holds in an escrow account until payment comes due. But the complaint for this class action alleges that it should not be collecting water quality fees in this same manner.  Read more

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Wells Fargo Mortgage Forbearance Enrollment Without Consent Class Action

In an earlier scandal, Wells Fargo was caught opening credit card and other accounts for clients without their knowledge or permission. The complaint for this class action alleges that Wells Fargo & Company and Wells Fargo Bank, NA have now enrolled some mortgage customers in Covid-19-related forbearance programs without their knowledge or permission.  Read more

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Mortgage Processing Fees for Online or Phone Payments Investigation

Have you ever made a mortgage payment online or over the telephone? Were you charged a fee for it? Many such “processing” fees are unlawful. This may be because they are not permitted under the mortgage agreement, or because they are much higher than the actual cost of processing. We’re investigating to see if a  Read more

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LoanCare Mortgage Online or Phone Payment Fees Florida Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that mortgage servicer LoanCare, LLC charges mortgage holders an additional fee when they pay their monthly mortgage bill online or over the telephone. The complaint claims that these fees are not legal for more than one reason.  Read more

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PennyMac Mortgage Payment Processing Fees Florida Class Action

Most mortgage holders pay their mortgages once a month. Sometimes, they prefer to pay online or by telephone, to avoid the uncertainties of mail delivery. The complaint for this class action alleges that PennyMac Loan Services, LLC charges its mortgage holders an improper processing fee when they pay by either of these methods, something it  Read more

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KeyBank Failure to Send Out Mortgage Satisfactions New York Class Action

When mortgages are paid off, the mortgage company must provide to the appropriate record keeper a satisfaction of mortgage document in a timely manner. The complaint for this class action alleges that KeyBank, NA does not do this within the time required.  Read more

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FNMA Inaccurate Mortgage Payoff Statements Reg Z Class Action

What happens if you don’t make your mortgage payments? The mortgage loan becomes accelerated, or due in full. The complaint for this class action alleges that the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) improperly imposes late charges when mortgage payments are not made after acceleration, even when the mortgage agreements don’t allow for that.  Read more

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Santander No Interest Paid on Mortgage Escrow Accounts Class Action

Escrow funds are often used to accumulate payments for yearly payments related to mortgages, such as tax and insurance payments. The complaint for this class action alleges that Santander Bank, NA, violates New York laws in not paying borrowers interest on these escrow funds.  Read more

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