Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Lender Processing Services, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Fidelity National Financial
Penalty: 
$250,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
October 16, 2012
Primary Offense: 
mortgage abuses
Violation Description: 

Lender Processing Services agreed to pay $250,000 in settlement of allegations it engaged in practices known as robo-signing and surrogate-signing when preparing and executing mortgage-related documents, some of which were ultimately filed with county Recorder of Deeds offices throughout Delaware in 2008 and 2009.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Delaware Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Delaware
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
Notes: 

There was also a multistate settlement for similar offences.

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Parent company note: 
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