December 1 2020

Overcharging for Settlement Fees = $10 Million Fine

A California lender was hit with $10 million in borrower restitution and penalties for collecting $202.50 in settlement fees for more than 70,000 borrowers, which exceeded the actual cost of the services by an average of $37.50. The lender had services performed by its employees but were charged by an appraisal affiliate under another name. [11/23/15]

Risk Watch Plus Webinar 8: Complaint Management

Complaints: Why you shouldn’t shun them, but invite them! In this era of exploding complaint volume, this certificated webinar (see instructions in video for how to get your free certificate of completion) takes a look at the risks, evolution, and need for a management strategy to effectively deal with complaints. Before that, we cover what’s hot in compliance, as seen by the editors of Risk InboX. This week’s hot items: 1) HUD cancels Obama era Fair Housing rule; 2) “HMDA” for boards and management; and 3) CFPB has added a new dimension to its complaint database. Click here to watch now.

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