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Tue Apr 9, 2013, 09:52 AM

14. BoA to pay $36.8 million to military members for improper foreclosures

http://www.nationofchange.org/bank-america-pay-368-million-military-members-improper-foreclosures-1365432131

Bank of America will pay $36.8 million to members of the military it improperly foreclosed on between 2006 and 2010, according to a settlement it reached with the federal government in 2011, the Justice Department announced this week.

Bank of America was already paying 142 military members under the original 2011 agreement, but a further review required by the settlement found 155 additional military homeowners who were subject to improper foreclosures, the Justice Department said. In total, Bank of America will pay more than 300 military members, as Reuters reports:

Each of 316 service members will receive at least $116,785, plus compensation and with interest, for any home equity lost.

“Our men and women in the military should not have to worry about a bank foreclosing on their home while they bravely serve our country,” Eric Halperin, Special Counsel for Fair Lending in the Civil Rights Division, said in a statement.

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