Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bank of America
Current Parent Company: 
Bank of America
Penalty: 
$10,350,000,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
January 7, 2013
Primary Offense: 
toxic securities abuses
Violation Description: 

Bank of America announced a settlement with the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) to resolve outstanding and potential repurchase and certain other claims relating to the origination, sale and delivery of substantially all residential mortgage loans originated and sold directly to Fannie Mae from January 1, 2000 through December 31, 2008 by entities related to Countrywide Financial Corporation and Bank of America. As part of the agreement Bank of America agreed to make a cash payment to Fannie Mae of $3.6 billion and also repurchase for $6.75 billion certain residential mortgage loans sold to Fannie Mae.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Fannie Mae
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
North Carolina
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
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Parent company note: 
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