NEW YORK (AP) — Massachusetts is suing five major banks including Bank of America Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. over deceptive foreclosure practices.
The lawsuit also names Wells Fargo & Co., Citigroup Inc., and Ally Financial. It was filed in Massachusetts Wednesday by Attorney General Martha Coakley.READ MORE: Trial For Man Charged With Killing Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon Set To Begin
The complaint also names Mortgage Electronic Registration System, Inc. and its parent company as defendants.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
The lawsuit is seeking redress for what Coakley calls “unlawful and deceptive” conduct in the foreclosure process, including unlawful foreclosures, false documentation, robo-signing, and deceptive practices related to loan modifications.MORE NEWS: Winthrop Woman Found Dead On Camelback Mountain In Arizona
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