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Independent Foreclosure Review Payments Near $2.3 Billion
News Release 2013-87
Independent Foreclosure Review Payments Approach $2.2 Billion
News Release 2013-85
Independent Foreclosure Review Payments Near $1.7 Billion
News Release 2013-79
OCC Assesses Civil Money Penalty Against RBS Citizens, N.A., Orders It to Make Restitution to 265,000 Customers
News Release 2013-73
Independent Foreclosure Review Payments Exceed $1 Billion
News Release 2013-71
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Releases Guidance on Deposit Advance Products
News Release 2013-69
Payments to 4.2 Million Borrowers Covered by Foreclosure Agreement to Begin April 12
News Release 2013-60
Amendments to Consent Orders Memorialize $9.3 Billion Foreclosure Agreement
News Release 2013-35
OCC and Federal Reserve Reach Agreement with HSBC to Provide $249 Million in Payments and Assistance
News Release 2013-13
Statement from Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry on the IFR Settlement
News Release 2013-4
Independent Foreclosure Review to Provide $3.3 Billion in Payments, $5.2 Billion in Mortgage Assistance
News Release 2013-3
OCC Promotes Bank Financing to Expand Access to Healthy Food
News Release 2012-123
Deadline to Request Independent Foreclosure Review Extended to December 31
News Release 2012-117
OCC Takes Actions Against Capital One to Assure Servicemembers Receive Credit Protections for Their Mortgages and Other Loans
News Release 2012-115
Deputy Comptroller Testifies on H.R. 6139
News Release 2012-113
OCC Assesses Civil Money Penalty Against Capital One, Orders Restitution to 2.5 Million Customers
News Release 2012-110
Comptroller Statement Regarding Wells Fargo Fair Lending Settlement
News Release 2012-107
OCC Releases Status Report on Actions to Correct Deficient Foreclosure Processes
News Release 2012-95
Agencies Release Financial Remediation Guidance, Extend Deadline for Requesting a Free Independent Foreclosure Review to September 30, 2012
News Release 2012-94
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Recognizes Financial Capability Month at Capitol Hill Event
News Release 2012-61
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Supports Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day, January 27, 2012
News Release 2012-12
OCC Releases Status Report on Fixing Deficient Foreclosure Practices
News Release 2011-139
Independent Foreclosure Review Underway
News Release 2011-133
Gift Cards: OCC Provides Tips for Consumers
Avoiding 'Card Skimming' at ATMs and Other Money Machines
Avoiding Mortgage Modification Scams and Foreclosure Rescue Scams
Reverse Mortgages: Are They for You?
Add HelpWithMyBank.gov Widgets to Your Site
Treasury releases details of the President's "Making Home Affordable" program to help homeowners avoid foreclosure by assisting them with refinancing or loan modifications.
- "Making Home Affordable" details
- News Release 2009-18
- Treasury News Release, "Relief for Responsible Homeowners One Step Closer Under New Treasury Guidelines"
Many of you likely have questions about the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan, the $75 billion dollar federal program to prevent mortgage foreclosures and provide refinance opportunities, announced by President Obama on February 18, 2009.
Regulators are working with lenders and non-profit housing counselors to implement the program by March 4, 2009. In the meantime, you can get additional information at www.FinancialStability.gov.
Federal Financial Regulators Issue Revised Identity Theft Brochure
News Release 2008-151
OCC Alerts Banks to Issuance of Wachovia Restitution Checks
News Release 2008-147
OCC Reminds Consumers to Read Gift Cards' Fine Print
Debt Elimination Fraud: Fraudulent Schemes to Eliminate Mortgage, Credit Card, or Small Business Debt
Consumer Alert - Solicitations Regarding Certain Mortgage Programs
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