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Lender conduct leads to defamation claim (access required)

A mortgage borrower can sue a lender for defamation after the lender failed to pass along the borrower’s correct address when transferring the loan to a loan servicing company. U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee said in Rockwell v. GreenPoint Mortgage Funding (VLW 007-3-159) that the lender’s conduct could result in a defamatory publication.. The case ...

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