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JPMorgan Chase

JP Morgan Chase paid $45 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that it cheated military veterans and taxpayers by hiding illegal fees in home refinancing mortgages impacting military veterans.  This lawsuit was filed by Wilbanks & Bridges on behalf of Victor Bibby and Brian Donnelly.  These whistleblowers worked in the mortgage refinance business and they obtained firsthand knowledge of the actions involving JP Morgan Chase and other major national banks.

Status: Settled

Articles and Links:

  • JPMorgan Chase to Pay $614 Million for Submitting False Claims for FHA-insured and VA-guaranteed Mortgage Loans 
    Click here for the U.S. Department of Justice press release dated February 4, 2014
  • JPMorgan Chase Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleging Fraud in Veteran Loans for $45 Million 
    Click here for PR Newswire article dated March 13, 2012
  • JPMorgan settles military veterans mortgage lawsuit for $45M
    Click here for Housingwire article dated March 13, 2012
  • JPMorgan Pays Feds $45M in Loan Fraud Settlement 
    Click here for Law 360 article dated March 13, 2012

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Marlan Wilbanks, Esq.

Marlan Wilbanks

Marlan is currently acting as lead counsel in important qui tam cases that are filed in over 16 federal and state courts across the nation. He has handled whistleblower litigation matters against numerous individuals and large companies that have committed fraudulent acts against the government in federal courts and many state courts, including cases from California to Florida.

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Susan Gouinlock, Esq.

Susan Gouinlock

Susan S. Gouinlock has represented whistleblowers for more than ten years. Susan joined Wilbanks & Bridges in 2011 and became a partner in 2013. Her legal career has been successful and diverse, including a unique mixture of working for the government as a lawyer as well as years of representing individuals and businesses in highly regulated environments, including for example spending six (6) years as in-house general counsel to a major corporation.
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