Ben Hallman

The Center for Public Integrity

Automated foreclosure process creates errors, stifles modifications and enrages helpless homeowners

More evidence that Moody's prized profit above accuracy

HUD mortgage counseling program loses funds, hundreds of housing counseling agencies hammered

Utah federal credit union featured in iWatch News investigation moves away from payday lending business

The business of lending to plaintiffs has blossomed over the past decade, part of a growing trend in which banks and hedge funds seeking unt

Large banks, hedge funds and private investors hungry for new and lucrative opportunities are bankrolling other people’s lawsuits, pumping h

The latest story in the Center's "Betting on Justice" series about the fast-growing litigation finance industry looks at lobbying efforts in

In Parts 1 and 2 of this series, Michael Hudson wrote about how Lehman was a leader in turning what had been a backwater market for subprime

With the FDIC struggling to manage huge losses to its insurance fund, critics say the agency should do more to hold executives of failed ban

Credit unions remake themselves in image of payday lenders

Queens woman fights foreclosure on her childhood home

Clients need guidance on litigation finance