Top Dems Want Answers From DOJ On Mortgage Fraud Report

Law360, New York (March 17, 2014, 2:37 PM EDT) -- Democratic lawmakers on Monday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to inform them of steps it is taking to address shortcomings in the agency's prosecution of mortgage-related crimes just days after a damaging watchdog report blasted those efforts.

In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, the three Democrats said that the March 13 report from the Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General called into question the department's commitment to prosecuting mortgage-related crimes that helped lead to the inflating of the housing bubble and subsequent...
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