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Shows featuring Bruce Marks

  • Why Are Bailed-Out Banks Breaking into Struggling Borrowers’ Homes? Forecloure2-web
    Last week Florida resident Nancy Jacobini revealed that an agent hired by her bank broke into her home after she fell behind on her mortgage payments. Thinking she was being burglarized, Jacobini called 911. We speak to Jacobini’s lawyer Matthew Weidner and Bruce Marks, the founder and CEO of the Neighborhood Assistance...
    October 12, 2010 | Story
  • As Fraud Scandal Grows, White House Opposes National Moratorium on Foreclosures Towns_web
    A coalition of as many as forty state attorneys general is expected to announce Wednesday a joint investigation into the recent revelations that major lenders may have committed fraud while forcing thousands of people out of their homes. While senior congressional Democrats have joined the calls for a national moratorium on...
    October 12, 2010 | Story
  • Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) Urges Homeowners to Stay in Foreclosed Homes Kapturweb
    After an $850 billion bailout for Wall Street and another $25 billion for the auto industry, struggling homeowners still await large-scale government assistance. The Obama administration says it’s working out the details of its plan to stem foreclosures. In the absence of government action so far, some are taking action on the local level. In Michigan, Wayne County Sheriff Warren Evans...
    February 03, 2009 | Story
  • Grassroots Effort Helps New York Mother Avoid Foreclosure Voltaireweb
    Jocelyne Voltaire, a resident of Queens Village, New York, saw her home go up for auction after a mortgage company foreclosed. She had made a fifty percent down payment twenty years ago, but recently saw her mortgage payments skyrocket under a predatory loan scam. Her mortgage is controlled by the company Litton Mortgage, an affiliate of the Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs. Voltaire had fallen...
    October 20, 2008 | Story
  • "Bridge Loan to Nowhere": Public Outcry Forces House to Reject $700 Billion Bailout of Financial Industry; Dow Falls Record 777 Points Bailoutrejectedweb
    On Monday, the House voted 228-to-205 against authorizing the largest government intervention in the financial market in US history. The measure would have granted the Treasury unprecedented authority and up to $700 billion to relieve faltering banks and other firms of bad assets backed by home mortgages, which are falling into foreclosure at record rates. As the economic crisis worsens and...
    September 30, 2008 | Story
  • Homeowners Plan Demonstration at NYC Offices of Bear Stearns, JPMorgan Chase to Protest Government Bailout Bearstearnsweb
    Hundreds of homeowners are planning a demonstration today in Manhattan in front of the corporate offices of Bear Stearns and JPMorgan Chase to protest the "taxpayer bailout...and refusal of the government and Federal Reserve to provide real solutions for the millions of homeowners at risk of foreclosure." We speak with Bruce Marks, the founder of the Neighborhood Assistance...
    March 26, 2008 | Story