Lawsuits allege fee-splitting at Prommis, LPS

Two lawsuits filed against Lender Processing Services (LPS), one of the nation’s largest default servicers, will move forward. In an October press conference, LPS had expressed confidence that its practices were within the industry standard and dismissed the cases, which allege that lps improperly split fees with foreclosure attorneys, as a.

By use of this “spinout” mechanism Great Hill and Prommis Holdings were able to add another layer of undisclosed fee-splitting and feesharing to an industry already familiar with the existing fee-splitting scenario involving the typical network firm agreement and LPS Default. 129.

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A federal bankruptcy court judge ruled in favor of Prommis Solutions Holdings Corp. and its subsidiary in a highly publicized lawsuit that had. of Prommis, Johnson & Freedman in fee-splitting.

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 · Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee Sues Three Foreclosure Companies.. LPS then split some of the fees with Prommis, bringing them into the scheme.. penalties and interest. By concealing the fee-splitting arrangement, the homeowners and Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee claim, they mischaracterized the nature of their debts from the Bankruptcy.

Class action challenges LPS’ grip on foreclosures . By: Paul Tharp November 5, At least that is what several recent lawsuits allege. Shelby-based bankruptcy and foreclosure defense attorney O. Max Gardner III (pictured) said LPS and other providers are "very concerned about network lawyers.

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in a federal lawsuit in which the plaintiffs allege that it engaged in fraud, racketeering, and the. that LPS and another company, Prommis Solutions Holding Company, illegally required. To what extent are attorneys, law firms, and other entities engaged in fee-splitting, kickbacks, or other similar schemes?.

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Jeff Crawford, and his wife, Eleanor Spratlin Crawford, along with a columbus homeowner allege. prommis Solutions, Great Hill and MERS are also accused in the suit of engaging in illegal fee.

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