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Volume 25 - Number 2

January 20, 2014

Bureau Orders Missouri Lender To Pay $81K for Kickback Scheme

Last week, the CFPB ordered a Missouri mortgage lender, Fidelity Mortgage Corp., and its former owner and current president, Mark Figert, to pay $81,076 to settle allegations it funneled “illegal kickbacks” to a bank in exchange for loan referrals. The bureau charged that Fidelity, a St. Louis-based non-depository mortgage lender, entered into an agreement with an unnamed bank in which the bank referred potential borrowers to Fidelity in exchange for kickbacks. The kickbacks were disguised as inflated lease payments...

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