Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Lender Processing Services Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Fidelity National Financial
Penalty: 
$35,000,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
February 15, 2013
Primary Offense: 
mortgage abuses
Secondary Offense: 
fraud
Violation Description: 

Lender Processing Services Inc., a publicly traded mortgage servicing company based in Jacksonville, Fla., agreed to pay $35 million in criminal penalties and forfeiture to address its alleged participation in a six-year scheme to prepare and file more than 1 million fraudulently signed and notarized mortgage-related documents with property recorders offices throughout the United States.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
non-prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Florida
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
insurance
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Parent company note: 
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