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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

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Calif. homeowners sue Utah mortgage servicer over foreclosures

A Utah-based national mortgage servicer has been hit with a proposed class action accusing it of failing to help struggling California homeowners avoid foreclosure, violating a state consumer protection law.

May 23 2018

CFPB wins $21 mln default judgment from Maryland debt relief firm

A federal judge in Baltimore has ordered a Maryland debt relief firm that claimed to be linked to the U.S. government to pay a $21 million default judgment after the company failed to respond to an enforcement action against it.

May 22 2018

New Jersey asks court to set aside approval of PennEast Pipeline

The state of New Jersey has petitioned a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. to set aside the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's approval of a $1 billion natural gas pipeline between Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

May 22 2018

Lawsuit targets PNC for interest charged after mortgages paid off

PNC Bank has been hit with a proposed nationwide class action in San Francisco federal court accusing it of charging extra interest to thousands of homeowners who paid off their mortgages early without disclosing how to avoid the charges.

May 21 2018

Homeowners may sue Fannie Mae over foreclosure reporting - ruling

Housing finance giant Fannie Mae must face a proposed class action accusing it of violating California and federal law by falsely reporting that consumers' homes were foreclosed on, a federal judge in San Francisco ruled.

May 18 2018

New force-placed insurance lawsuit for mortgage giant Ocwen Financial

Mortgage servicer Ocwen Loan Servicing has been hit with a proposed class action in Los Angeles federal court accusing it of overcharging homeowners for property insurance, the latest of several legal actions over its so-called force-placed insurance.

May 17 2018

3rd Circuit revives lawsuit over disputed BofA credit card charge

A federal appeals court has revived a Pennsylvania man's lawsuit against Bank of America alleging that it violated federal law by holding him accountable for a $657 disputed credit card charge.

May 14 2018

Uber, Lyft users sue Bank of America over overdraft fees

Bank of America has been hit with a proposed class action alleging that it improperly charged overdraft fees when its banking customers used ride-share services Uber or Lyft and did not have enough money in their accounts to cover the payments.

May 14 2018

Experian hit with lawsuit over government watchlist alerts

Credit bureau Experian has been hit with a proposed nationwide class action in California accusing it of mistakenly reporting that consumers were on a government watchlist of security threats and not helping consumers correct the mistakes.

May 11 2018

Ditech, Fannie Mae sued over mortgage default inspection fees

Mortgage servicer Ditech Financial and home financing giant Fannie Mae have been hit with a proposed class action accusing them of charging borrowers for excessive home inspections and disguising the fees to look legitimate on billing statements.

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