Just days after news broke that Bank of America (BofA) is facing a new lawsuit from 15 former Countrywide Financial Corp. investors that lost money during the housing collapse comes word that the company is now looking to the government for help shielding itself from further litigation.
Things continue to worsen for Bank of America (BofA). After hoping to quell the disquiet from former Countrywide Financial Corp. investors that lost money during the housing collapse with an $8.5-billion settlement last month, BofA is facing a new suit from 15 plaintiffs that believe the agreement is unfair.
Dominoes from the U.S. housing collapse continue to fall. Coming just a week after reports surfaced that Bank of America Corp. (BofA) faced lawsuits from union and public employee retirement funds due to losses on mortgage-backed securities, BofA yesterday announced it has agreed to pay $8.5 billion to settle claims...