Settled: AUSTIN V. CITIMORTGAGE

FHCMD Cooperating Attorney Steve Tomkowiak reports that his action of behalf of Brandi Austin against CitiMortgage, Inc., involving an attempted racially-motivated foreclosure by the defendant, in violation of numerous mandates and federal statutes by refusing to allow Ms. Austin to obtain a modification of her mortgage in violation of the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). After nearly three years the case settled. The terms of the settlement are non-disclosed. The matter was filed in federal court and assigned to the Honorable Paul Borman.