$470m is the amount HSBC has been charged for mortgage misconduct

Matt Stevenson
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HSBC has been ordered to pay a whopping $470m (£325m) settlement with the US government and states related to mortgage lending and foreclosure practices that alledgedly contributed to the financial crisis.
The agreement includes a $100m fine and $370m in consumer relief to borrowers.
The investigations actually began 6 years ago in 2010 after HSBC was found to be signing off foreclosure documents without proper review.hsbc
HSBC’s agreement is similar to deals that were given to US banks including JP Morgan and Bank of America in 2012.

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Matt Stevenson, is News Editor, for the National Post. With over 12 years of experience. Matt has worked for 16 newspapers and magazines from all across the UK and USA. His interest are politics, entertainment, travel, and culture.
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