"… s role in the subprime market, its general counsel for U.S. operations was Robert Khuzami, who left in 2009 to become head of enforcement at the Securities and …"
"… y were against some of the nation’s most tarnished home lenders, such as Ameriquest Mortgage and Countrywide Financial. But they do shine a light on the practices and …"
"… ie and Freddie and other instruments of government policy, the paper says, Washington “subsidized and, in some cases, mandated the extension of credit to high …"
"… created fake W-2 tax forms that exaggerated loan applicants’ earnings.At Ameriquest Mortgage, one of the companies I focus on in my new book about the subprime mortgag …"
"… Sept. 15, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. filed for Chapter 11, the largest bankruptcy in the nation’s history. The move set off a series of dramatic act …"
"… ff a series of dramatic actions in Washington, D.C., and on Wall Street as bankers and regulators sought to avoid a shutdown of the global economy. To mar …"
"… rs hastened the downfall of Merrill Lynch after the Wall Street investment bank bought it in 2006 for $1.3 billion. He was still running First Frankl …"
"… t assure the quality of the loans we originate.” The next year, federal banking regulators said First Franklin was among the lenders with the highest f …"
"… tgage brokers, making it a less-familiar name than giant retailers such as Ameriquest Mortgage Co. and Countrywide Financial Corp. Still, in 3½ years under GE’s owner …"
"… ity,” said Ed Parker, former fraud investigations manager at now-defunct Ameriquest Mortgage Co., a leading subprime lender. “But we were not welcome because we affe …"
"… and attorneys general around the nation. The state authorities accused its Ameriquest Mortgage subsidiary of using bait-and-switch salesmanship, inflated appraisals and …"
"… re the key players? Where do regulators go from here? Here, we recount the Center for Public Integrity’s top stories on the 2008 financial meltdown and the subsequent market a …"
"… published on the Political Bookworm blog at the Washington Post. …"
"… ountrywide eventually succumbed to the temptation to follow the example of Ameriquest Mortgage Co. and its billionaire owner, Roland Arnall, an entrepreneur who was in m …"
"… , as non-bank mortgage originators don’t have to file SARS under current law, according to Grassano. So there would be no SARs from non-depository mort …"
"… f all subprime loans made in those three years.The loophole in the current law for nonbank lenders drew criticism from Congresswoman Maxine Waters, a Cal …"
"… Mac, which was seized by the FDIC in July 2008. Also on the OTS roster was Washington Mutual, whose collapse in September 2008 stands as the single biggest bank failur …"
"… k bailout programs. Bailout Recipients On Oct. 3, 2008, former President Bush signed the $700 billion Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008& …"
"… inancial Corp. Amount of Subprime Loans: At least $97.2 billion Ameriquest Mortgage Co./ACC Capital Holdings Corp. Amount of Subprime Loans: At least $8 …"