Loan Servicing

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a contempt sanction against Ocwen Loan Servicing in a case brought by debtors who claim they suffered severe emotional distress by receiving letters and phone calls from the company about the home they had abandoned to foreclosure before filing for bankruptcy. A bankruptcy court had concluded the company violated the debtors’ discharge injunction.

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ICE Contractor Faces Suit Over ‘Inhumane’ Van Ride

A five-hour bus trip to bring immigrant detainees from Northern California to Bakersfield turned into a day-long ordeal, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday accusing a Homeland Security contractor of using a windowless van to transport the immigrants in suffocating heat that caused them to vomit and faint.

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Facebook Blamed for Trafficking of Tennessee Girl

The mother of a Tennessee girl sued Facebook on Wednesday, claiming the social media giant allowed her then-15-year-old daughter to be groomed and extorted by human traffickers who kidnapped her and sold her to hundreds of sexual predators while she was locked in a hotel bathroom for 10 days.

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