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NJ Investigators Play Major Part In Bank Of America Settlement

Assistants in the U.S. Attorney’s office in Newark were looking into mortgage notes issued through Merrill Lynch, a Bank of America subsidiary

08/22/2014

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Bank Of America Agrees To Nearly $17B Settlement

The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis

08/21/2014

(The check presentation ceremony took place across the street from the future site of the Museum of the American Revolution, at 3rd and Chestnut Streets, while demolition proceeded in the background.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

American Revolution Museum, in Old City, Gets Big Check From Bank

As demolition for the forthcoming Museum of the American Revolution gets underway in earnest in Old City Philadelphia, the museum is announcing a sizeable monetary gift of support.

06/19/2014

Suspect Lance Lindaberry. (credit: Evesham Township Police Department)

Police ID Suspect In Attempted ATM Skimming In Evesham

Evesham Township Police have identified a suspect they say installed a device onto an ATM machine that is designed to steal people’s debit card information.

05/07/2014

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Evesham Township Police Search For Alleged ATM Skimmer

Evesham Township Police are trying to identify the man they say installed surveillance equipment on an ATM machine, designed to steal people’s debit card information.

04/29/2014

(Farah Jimenez of the People's Emergency Center accepts a $200,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Two Philadelphia Service Organizations Get $200,000 Grants

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation gave two of its “Neighborhood Builders” awards, each accompanied by a $200,000 check, to Tech Impact and the People’s Emergency Center.

12/05/2013

Blog: Big Banks, Big Complaints

By Jim Donovan:  Do you have a complaint about your bank?  Well you’re not alone.  Thousands of Americans are using the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s public Consumer Complaints Database to settle disputes with their banks, according […]

09/18/2013

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Blog: Save Your Home Mortgage Workshops Announced

By Jim Donovan:   Homeowners who have missed mortgage payments, face foreclosure, or have questions about their mortgage will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with some of the nation’s largest mortgage lenders next week. FREE […]

09/09/2013

Naz'hae Singleton (left), with Bartram High School graduate Chinazaekpere Odu are attending a leadership summit in DC. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia HS Students Learning Leadership Skills In DC

Five Philadelphia high school students have been chosen for a leadership summit this week in Washington, DC.

07/09/2013

(Saint_Gaudens' sculpture of Diana, the Huntress, at the top of the art museum's main staircase.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Art Museum Readies Diana For A New Coat — Of Gold

The 13-foot tall work by Augustus Saint-Gaudens that commands the museum’s Great Stair Hall has been holding watch there since 1932.

06/20/2013

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Officials: NJ Woman Used Deceased Aunt’s Identity To Fraudulently Access Bank Accounts

A New Jersey woman plead guilty Thursday to using her deceased aunt’s identity to obtain access to credit card and deposit accounts, causing three backs to lose more than $30,000, according to authorities.

11/15/2012

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New Evidence In Bank Cyber Attacks

Major banks are still trying to figure out what hit them in late September when their websites were knocked offline by cyberattacks. There is new evidence that points to a sophisticated strike.

10/11/2012

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Concern Among Lawmakers As Banks Are Targeted By Cyber Attacks

Cyberattackers have been playing havoc with bank websites. And while lawmakers are concerned, they haven’t been able to agree on what to do about it.

10/02/2012

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Foreclosure Victims In PA May Be Eligible For Compensation

The attorney general’s office says more than 28,000 Pennsylvania residents who lost homes to foreclosure will soon be notified that they may be in line for a share of a settlement with the nation’s largest mortgage companies.

09/25/2012

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‘Discover’ Agrees to $200M Repayment To Settle Sales Tactics Complaint

“Debt protection” is an insurance offered by some credit card companies. If, for example, you lose your job or have a health problem and can’t make your minimum payment, they’ll cover it — for a fee.

09/24/2012

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