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Thursday Sep 24 | via C & G Newspapers
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Sept. 16 that an Orchard Lake man has pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from Michigan residents facing mortgage foreclosures. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via State of Michigan
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced that his Homeowner Protection Unit has secured a guilty plea from Steven Barry Ruza, 52, of Orchard Lake, and his company, Home Legal Group, Inc., who were accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from Michigan residents that were facing mortgage foreclosures. As part of the plea, restitution will be paid to the victims, with the possibility of additional restitution at the judge's determination. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | via Ars Technica
Porn studio Malibu Media files a lot of copyright lawsuits-more than any other entity in the US. In all, the company has filed more than 4,300 lawsuits since 2009, according to a report by Lex Machina . Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via Patch.com
Steven Garry Ruza, 52, agrees to make restitution to victims in the amount of $250,000.The sentencing judge could up that amount. An Orchard Lake man has pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from Michigan homeowners facing mortgage foreclosures. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 16 | via MLive.com
The state attorney general's office announced Wednesday that Steven Barry Ruza, 52, of Orchard Lake, who ran Home Legal Group, Inc., pleaded guilty earlier this month to conducting a criminal enterprise. Ruza was accused of taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from homeowners who were facing mortgage foreclosures, then doing "nothing, or very little, to obtain mortgage modifications for the victims." Comment?
Thursday Oct 1 | via ClickOnDetroit
Starting Oct. 3, new federal rules go into effect that are designed to make the process a little easier. As with any new change, there will be ripple effects and those changes will impact how quickly you are able to buy and sell a home. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via Seeking Alpha
Cracks in the global economic picture. A Federal Reserve juggling interest rate timing. Comment?
Jul 22, 2015 | via WNEM-TV Saginaw
We've all found mistakes on our cell phone bills, likely a few dollars here and there. But imagine hearing you owe more than $2 million on a phone plan you had for just a month. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 22 | via MLive.com
A 92-year-old downtown hotel that is being remodeled into an apartment and condominium project will get a $5.4 million low-interest loan from the Michigan Community Revitalization Program. The loan, approved by the Michigan Strategic Fund Board on Tuesday, Sept. Comment?
Friday Sep 18 | via MLive.com
An arcane listicle website has ranked what it considers the 10 drunkest cities in Michigan, a variety of communities - from Traverse City to Bay City - making the list. RoadSnacks.net published the article " These Are The 10 Drunkest Cities in Michigan " on Monday, Sept. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Sydney Morning Herald
Interim measures on the height and density of skyscrapers have undermined investor confidence, a planning consultancy and real estate agents have warned. Asian investors in Melbourne's central business district have been "stunned" by new rules restricting skyscraper density in the city centre, a planning consultancy that works extensively with overseas firms building apartment towers has warned. Comment?
Friday Oct 9 | via FindLaw
On June 19, 2007, and June 20, 2007, Johnny Walker, the mortgagee, and Pat Sanford, individually and in his capacity as the president of Sanford Investments, Inc. , entered into two separate mortgage agreements-one regarding certain real property in St. Clair County and the other regarding certain real property in Talladega County . The mortgage documents were properly recorded. Comment?
10 min ago | via NWAonline
On Saturday Night Live , cast member Cecily Strong skillfully plays a recurring clueless character: Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation With at a Party. With an intensity matched only by her inebriation, she delivers eye-roll-worthy observations and opinions about the world, like "There are homeless people who can't even pay their mortgages!" and "People who are orphans are twice as likely not to have parents!" and "There are high school students who can't even point out India on a map of Africa." Comment?
32 min ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
A bill aimed at increasing legal protections for people who buy foreclosed homes is working its way through the state legislature, but faces criticism from opponents who say it would disproportionately harm minorities. “This really is a consumer protection bill,” said the proposal's sponsor, state Sen. Michael Moore, D-Millbury. Comment?
35 min ago | via Salt Lake Tribune
The end of seven years of easy-money Federal Reserve policies may derail a U.S. auto boom fueled by cheap debt, a group of economists said in a recent report. One of the researchers is warning it could also push lenders into making even riskier loans in order to keep cars moving off dealer lots. Comment?
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