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Deutsche Bank Has Signed $7.2 Billion Deal With Department Of Justice Over Risky Mortgages

According to a U.S. Department of Justice press release released Tuesday January 17, 2017 --- The Justice Department, along with federal partners, announced today a $7.2 billion settlement with Deutsche Bank resolving federal civil claims that Deutsche Bank misled investors in the packaging, securitization, marketing, sale and issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) between 2006 and 2007. This $7.2 billion agreement represents the single largest RMBS resolution for the conduct of a single entity. The settlement requires Deutsche Bank to pay $3.1 billion civil penalty under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIRREA). Under the settlement, Deutsche Bank will also provide $4.1 billion in relief to underwater homeowners, distressed borrowers and affected communities. "This resolution holds Deutsche Bank accountable for its illegal conduct and irresponsible lending practices, which caused serious and lasting damage to investors and the American public," said Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch. "Deutsche Bank did not merely mislead investors: it contributed directly to an international financial crisis. To get more in depth information on Deutsche Bank signing a $7.2 billion deal with Department of Justice over risky mortgages click on the pictures below to read the articles.

Deutsche Bank agrees to pay $7.2 billion in settlement over misconduct in mortgage securities - Read More from CNBC
Deutsche Bank signs $7.2 billion deal with U.S. over risky mortgages - Read More from Reuters
Deutsche Bank Completes $7.2 Billion U.S. Deal to Settle Claims From Financial Crisis - Read More from The Wall Street Journal

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