Homeowners Fight Mortgage-Interest Overcharges

Worcester Telegram (Mass.), Apr. 15, 2016–Harney, Kenneth R.

For years it was widely considered a massive, government-sanctioned rip-off of home mortgage borrowers. Then it was banned by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. And now it’s the subject of class-action suits that accuse four large banks of illegally collecting millions of dollars in excess mortgage interest payments from their customers.