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Who Else Did JPMorgan Chase Lie To About Mortgages?

Despite mounds of documentary evidence of  mortgage fraud that JP Morgan Chase was fully aware of the lies it told investors about flawed mortgage investments, the bank continues to dodge responsibility for the financial crisis.  Included in court documents are e-mails, exchanged amongst JP Morgan Chase employees, that show the bankhired independent analyst to review the quality of home loans packaged to be sold to investors before the  housing market collapse.  Although the independent review demonstrated that up to 80% of the loans did not meet underwriting standards — including loans to unqualified borrowers, loans made despite missing documents and based upon fraudulent home appraisals — JP Morgan sold the loans as securities and lied to investors about the number of delinquent loans.  Still, it looks like they will get away with it with a slap on the wrisst that will leave it the  most valuable bank in the country.

Below Alyona Minkovski and politics reporter Arthur Delaney of HuffPost live  discuss the meaning and the likely repercussions from the documented lies told by the bank.


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About the Author
Rhinold Ponder is the managing partner at Ponder Tuck Ponder, an aggressive firm which emphasizes litigation in consumer issuers and bankruptcy protection for debtors. Rhinold is also an accomplished artist and speaker on issues of consumer rights. He also operated The DIY Lawyer blog which focuses on redistributing justice and democracy by empowering through information sharing and education.

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