HUD Charges Florida Firm with Targeting Hispanic Homeowners

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Orlando, FL – United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces that the United States filed a lawsuit yesterday, alleging that a Florida legal services provider and two of its officers violated the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) by intentionally discriminating against Hispanic homeowners by targeting them with a predatory mortgage loan modification and foreclosure rescue services scheme.

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Advocate Law Groups of Florida, P.A., Jon B. Lindeman, Jr., and Ephigenia K. Lindeman, Florida were charged today for violating the Fair Housing Act by targeting Hispanic homeowners in a predatory mortgage modification scheme that increased, rather than decreased, their risk of foreclosure.. The radio and television commercials seemed too good to be true; promising Hispanic homeowners to cut.

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HUD announced Tuesday that it is charging three California-based foreclosure rescue companies, The home loan auditors, Century Law Center and SOE Assistance Center, with violating the Fair Housing.