National Mortgage Settlement http://wunc.org en National Mortgage Settlement Brings $350 Million In Relief To NC http://wunc.org/post/national-mortgage-settlement-brings-350-million-relief-nc <p>There has been a lot of movement from big banks in meeting their obligations in the <a href="http://www.nationalmortgagesettlement.com/">National Mortgage Settlement</a>.&nbsp; A <a href="https://www.mortgageoversight.com/reports/ongoing-implementation/">report</a> out last week shows the five national banks in the settlement administered $350-million in total relief to North Carolinians in the last year.&nbsp; That affects about 7,600 borrowers. &nbsp; Settlement Monitor Joseph Smith runs down the national numbers in this video statement.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:00:56 +0000 Leoneda Inge 10870 at http://wunc.org NC Gets Federal Funding to Fight Mortgage Fraud http://wunc.org/post/nc-gets-federal-funding-fight-mortgage-fraud <p>The fight against mortgage fraud and other financial crimes just got a little easier in North Carolina – thanks to a new Financial Crimes Initiative.<br><br>Ben David is the District Attorney for New Hanover and Pender counties and heads the state conference of D-As. He says the rise in mortgage fraud and other scams is what helped North Carolina get funding for a Financial Crimes Initiative.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 11:50:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 7031 at http://wunc.org New Mortgage Settlement Oversight Board http://wunc.org/post/new-mortgage-settlement-oversight-board <p>A former North Carolina governor is one of five people selected to serve on the board overseeing the national mortgage settlement.<br><br><strong>Leoneda Inge: </strong>James Holshouser is joined by Keith Pigues (pig-gees), Dean of the School of Business at North Carolina Central University and Bonnie Hancock, with the N-C State Poole College of Management. Joseph Smith is national mortgage settlement monitor and former North Carolina Commissioner of Banks. He says the oversight office is like a small company.<br> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 1793 at http://wunc.org