Nev. AG Sanctioned In Lender Processing Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (January 31, 2014, 6:27 PM EST) -- A Nevada judge slapped the state attorney general with sanctions Thursday over purported discovery abuses in a suit alleging mortgage servicing firm Lender Processing Services Inc. falsified or forged thousands of documents and extorted kickbacks from foreclosure attorneys.

At a hearing, Clark County District Judge Elizabeth Gonzelez ordered the state to cover LPS’ legal costs associated with its attempts to enforce court orders that entitled the firm to documentary evidence of alleged robosigning and other violations of state consumer protection laws, according to LPS’s attorney Mitchell...
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