SunTrust Mortgage Inc. agreed to pay $320M to resolve a criminal investigation of SunTrust’s administration of the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). According to the government, SunTrust misled numerous customers who sought mortgage relief through HAMP by making material misrepresentations and omissions to borrowers in HAMP solicitations, and failing to process HAMP applications in a timely fashion. As a result of SunTrust’s mismanagement of HAMP, thousands of homeowners who applied for a HAMP modification with SunTrust suffered serious financial harms. DOJ
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