September 4, 2015
Walter Investment Management Corp.
agreed to pay $29.63 million to resolve allegations that, through its subsidiaries, Reverse Mortgage Solution Inc.
, REO Management Solutions LLC
and RMS Asset Management Solutions LLC
, it violated the False Claims Act in connection with the subsidiaries’ participation in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Home Equity Conversion Mortgages program, which insures “reverse” mortgage loans. The allegations originated in a whistleblower lawsuit filed former RMS executive Matthew McDonald under the qui tam
provisions of the False Claims Act. McDonald will receive a whistleblower award of $5.15 million. DOJ