BofA Reps' Bad Advice Harmed Credit Scores, Suit Says

Law360, Los Angeles (December 5, 2013, 8:13 PM EST) -- A married couple sued Bank of America NA and Nationstar Mortgage on Tuesday in New Jersey federal court, accusing them of unfair and deceptive business practices that forced the couple into default and damaged their credit scores.

Mark and Renee Marias alleged that BofA representative “Tammy” advised them to cease making their monthly mortgage payment so she could review their current mortgage for a modification, assuring them that they would not be considered in default in any manner throughout the modification process. That poor advice created...
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