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May 8, 2020 by |

California and San Francisco Whistleblower Attorney: Blowing The Whistle On Mortgage Fraud

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HUD Violations By Reverse Mortgage Issuer

Whistleblowers Rewarded For Blowing Whistle

Fraud May Constitute Numerous Statutory Violations

The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”), announced a $2.47 million settlement of a case against a mortgage issuer for allegedly violating HUD regulations in the issuance of government-insured reverse mortgages. The case, brought under the federal False Claims Act (“FCA”). 31 U.S.C. § 3730(d), alleges that the issuer manipulated property appraisals in order to sell more mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The San Francisco and California whistleblower attorneys at Evans Law Firm, Inc. represent individuals with credible information of fraudulent practices in lending or banking transactions that constitute fraud against the government. If you have credible information for a whistleblower or qui tam case, call the whistleblower/qui tam attorneys at Evans Law Firm, Inc. today at (415) 441-8669.

Private citizens who have knowledge of past or ongoing regulatory violations related to FHA-insured mortgage programs can file an FCA lawsuit. The FCA’s qui tam provisions allow individuals to share in any potential recovery made by the Government. The lender’s actions may constitute violations of HUD lending regulations, 24 CFR Parts 200 and 206 et seq.; the Fair Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 3601 et seq.; the Truth In Lending Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1601 et seq.; the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (“FIRREA”) and Financial Institutions Anti-Fraud Enforcement Act of 1990 (“FIAFEA”), 12 U.S.C. § 1831k and 12 U.S.C. §§ 4201 et seq., and other federal and California statutes, Our whistleblower lawyers will incorporate all federal and State law violations in any complaint for wrongdoing

Borrowers and insiders like employees, former employees, and salespersons may witness fraudulent schemes in operation. If you have original information of this kind of fraud or any other fraud being perpetrated against the government here in San Francisco or elsewhere in California, call Ingrid M. Evans and the other whistleblower attorneys at Evans Law Firm, Inc. If your employer retaliates against you for blowing the whistle on fraud, our litigators can also represent you in any action for wrongful termination. Remedies include reinstatement, double back pay plus interest, special damages, and attorneys’ fees and expenses incurred in bringing your case. 31 U.S. § 3730(h)(2).

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If you or a loved one has information regarding a whistleblower or qui tam case of false claims for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, or bank fraud under The Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA/FIAFEA), securities fraud under the Commodities Futures Trading Commission Whistleblower Program and the Securities and Exchange Commission Whistleblower Program, other False Claims Act cases, the Internal Revenue Service Whistleblower Office, the FINRA Whistleblower Office or the California False Claims Act, contact Ingrid M. Evans and the other California whistleblower attorneys at Evans Law Firm, Inc. at (415) 441-8669, or by email at <a href=”mailto:info@evanslaw.com”>info@evanslaw.com</a>. Our attorneys have experience with large whistleblower cases, complex financial contract litigation, and large insurance companies. We can help guide your case through whistleblower false claims applications, discovery and investigation, a jury trial or toward an equitable settlement. We also handle cases involving physical and financial elder abuse, nursing home abuse, whole life insurance and universal life insurance, and indexed, variable, and fixed annuities.

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