Oct 19, 2010 11:20 AM by Posted by Sharlee Barriere

Federal Agencies Probing Foreclosure Problems

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says federal agencies are
investigating allegations of widespread errors in foreclosure
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs says in a statement that an interagency task force on financial fraud has launched an investigation into the foreclosure process. He also says the Federal Housing Administration, a federal agency that guarantees mortgages, is investigating, too.
"We remain committed to holding accountable any bank that has violated the law," Gibbs says.
Gibbs says the administration supports an effort by attorneys general in 50 states to investigate the matter. Several administration officials, however, have said over the past week that they don't back a nationwide halt to foreclosures.


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