KC Currents
12:31 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

Renter Holds Art Exhibit In Foreclosed Mansion

Elizabeth and Valerie Shurman at Hyde Park mansion
Alex Smith

Foreclosures have been down by about 25% in both Missouri and Kansas during the first quarter of 2012, but it’s still common for banks to take more than a year to even begin the foreclosure process.

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5:00 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Who Gets What: Mortage Fraud Payout For Mo-Kan Detailed

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster outlines distribution of funds from landmark national mortgage settlement. He met with reporters in Kansas City today.
Dan Verbeck KCUR

As part of today’s national settlement with the five biggest mortgage service banks, amid allegations of mass loan abuse and fraud, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has started looking for home owners to take payments.

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5:21 pm
Mon March 8, 2010

Legal Assault On Financial Fear, Greed

Landon Rowland of Local Investment Commission joins attack on bogus fixers of foreclosures.
photo by Dan Verbeck

Kansas City, Mo. – The Attorneys General from Missouri and Kansas are teaming with the Federal Trade Commission to counter growing confidence games used against holders of foreclosed mortgages.

It's the work of sharks in the quasi financial world. Kansas had no complaints about companies offering to fix foreclosures---and didn't-- in year 20007. Attorney General Steven Six counts it at 171 last year and into the hundreds this year.

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