The DOJ announced that under its settlements with 5 of the nation’s largest mortgage servicers, 952 service members are eligible to receive over $123M for mortgage foreclosures that violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. The statute generally prohibits non-judicial foreclosures against service members who are in military service or within the applicable post-service period. The five mortgage servicers are JPMorgan Chase; Wells Fargo Bank and Wells Fargo & Co.; Citi Residential Lending Inc., Citibank and CitiMortgage Inc.;GMAC Mortgage, Ally Financial Inc. and Residential Capital LLC; and BAC Home Loans Servicing LP (formerly known as Countrywide Home Loans Servicing LP). DOJ
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