[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) [official websites] and 49 state attorneys general on Monday filed in federal court a proposed $25 billion settlement agreement [official website] with the nation's five largest mortgage servicers to address mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure abuses. Five consent judgments were filed in the US District Court for the District of Columbia [official website], detailing settlement agreements reached with Bank of America Corporation, JPMorgan Chase &...

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