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Loan mod scheme from 2009 finally gets settled at $4.6M

Owners of a Florida-based law firm were ordered to pay close to $4.6 million to settle claims that they allegedly ran a mortgage loan modification and foreclosure rescue scheme that targeted Hispanic homeowners.

The consent order puts an end to a lawsuit originally launched by the Department of Justice in 2018 against law firm Advocate Law Groups of Florida P.A. and its owners, Jon B. Lindeman, Jr. and his wife, Ephigenia K. Lindeman.

The DOJ’s lawsuit claimed the couple violated the Fair Housing Act (FHA) by discriminating against Hispanic homeowners when they were running their predatory rescue details ⇒

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