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Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum Launches Investigations into Florida Default Law Group and Docx, LLC a/k/a Lender Processing Services

Foreclosure Fraud | April 29, 2010 at 9:45 AM | Tags:

Great Work Foreclosure Fighters!

Be sure to share this information with EVERYONE you know.

Challenge Everything!

As of this morning, April 29, 2010 the Florida Attorney General Economics Crime Division launched an Official Investigation into the practices of the Florida Default Law Group and Docx, LLC a/k/a Lender Processing Services.

Florida Default Law Group, PL  Case Number L10-3-1095

Case Number:L10-3-1095
Subject of investigation:Florida Default Law Group, PL
Subject's address:9119 Corporate Lake Drive, Suite 300, Tampa, Florida 33634
Subject's business:Law Firm, Foreclosures
Allegation or issue being investigated:
Appears to be fabricating and/or presenting false and misleading documents in foreclosure cases. These documents have been presented in court before judges as actual assignments of mortgages and have later been shown to be legally inadequate and/or insufficient. Presenting faulty bank paperwork due to the mortgage crisis and thousands of foreclosures per month. This firm is one of the largest foreclosure firms in the State. This firm appears to be one of Docx, LLC a/k/a Lender Processing Services' clients, who this office is also investigating.
AG unit handling case:Economic Crimes Division in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

I wonder if the investigations had to do with any of the issues below?

Foreclosure Fraud of the Week – Two “Original” Wet Ink Notes Submitted in the Same Case by the Florida Default Law Group and JPMorgan Chase

Scandalous – Substantiated Allegations of Foreclosure Fraud That Implicates the Florida Attorney General’s Office and The Florida Default Law Group

The Whole Country is BOGUS – Fabricated Mortgage Assignments All Over the Country

Docx Fabrications & Forgeries – Comparing Signatures & Titles on Mortgage Documents

Foreclosure Fraud – Guide to Looking Up Public Records for Fraud

Whatever the case may be, I am sure these investigations will bring out more than we already know.

If you have any incriminating evidence on ANY of the foreclosure mills in Florida email me @ and I will make sure it gets to the appropriate authorities...


Florida Foreclosure Defense

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"I told you guys".

This is why I was asking for Christopher Melody, Shipper. This ghost signed my note (His signature looks like two boobs).

This law firm needs to go down. I am jumping on this boat......

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  • April 29, 2010, 12:46 PM ET
  • Foreclosure Lawyers Face New Heat In Florida

    • By Amir Efrati Wall Street Journal

    Foreclosure DrThese are precarious times for lawyers in the business of filing foreclosure cases for banks. This is particularly true in one of the epicenters of the foreclosure crisis, Florida.

    As we’ve noted before, the feds in Jacksonville recently started a criminal investigation of a company that is a top provider of the documentation used by banks in the foreclosure process. And a state-court judge ruled that a bank submitted a “fraudulent” document in support of its foreclosure case. That document was prepared by a local law firm.

    For more Law Blog background on the foreclosure mess in our nation’s courts, this post will help.

    The news today: the Florida Attorney General’s office said it has launched a civil investigation of Florida Default Law Group, based in Tampa, which is one of the largest so-called foreclosure-mill law firms in the state.

    According to the AG’s website, it’s looking at whether the firm is “fabricating and/or presenting false and misleading documents in foreclosure cases.” It added: “These documents have been presented in court before judges as actual assignments of mortgages and have later been shown to be legally inadequate and/or insufficient.”

    The issue: judges are increasingly running into situations in which banks are claiming ownership of properties they actually don’t own. Some of them end up chewing out the lawyers representing the banks.

    The AG’s office said Florida Default Law Group appears to work closely with Lender Processing Services — the company we referenced earlier that is being investigated by the Justice Department.

    LPS processes and sometimes produces documents needed by banks to prove they own the mortgages. LPS often works with local lawyers who litigate the foreclosure cases in court. Sometimes those same law firms produce documents that are required to prove ownership.

    We’ve reached out to Florida Default Law Group and LPS and will let you know if we hear back.

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    Why isn't it a criminal investigation?

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    It should be.  Maybe the AG's wife is a realtor.

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    There are some good reasons that the Fl AG may have started this off as a civil investigation.  Using civil subpoenas to obtain documents and information carries a lesser initial burden for the investigators.  In a civil investigation the AG can use the rules of civil procedure for pretrial discovery.  Sooner or later the investigation will switch from civil to criminal at which time the burden of obtaining evidence becomes greater - often requiring search warrants with sworn affidavits before a Judge, etc.

    Finally, in a civil case a Defendant or Respondent can rarely invoke the 5th amendment against incrimination.  If the AG takes civil depositions, without a doubt these mortgage rats will end up committing perjury.

    The one hurdle the FL AG must and will be careful of is at what point do the cross the line from a civil to criminal investigation.  It is that sharp line which defendants attorneys search for to try to invoke the exclusionary rule.

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    How about other Foreclosure Mills ?  David Stern and Watson Law firms. It's time to investigate them too. E-mail their fraudulent documents i.e assignments, mortgage note to Matt Weidner Esq. He is the leader of the Fraud Investigation team at Let's help him in this task.

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