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From left: Paul Manafort with Trump Tower, Jeffrey Epstein, and Bernie Madoff with 133 East 64th Street (Credit: Getty Images, CityRealty, and Wikipedia)

How do brokers get listings from the Department of Justice?

UPDATED: August 23, 3:24 p.m. In early July, after an unsealed criminal indictment revealed that New York prosecutors would...

Ivanka Trump’s former business partner is being sued by the DOJ

Ivanka Trump’s former business partner is being sued by the DOJ

Moshe Lax, a real estate entrepreneur and one of Ivanka Trump’s  former business partners in the diamond industry, is...

National Cheat Sheet: Cushman & Wakefield plan June filing for IPO, Sears set to shutter scores more stores … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Cushman & Wakefield plan June filing for IPO, Sears set to shutter scores more stores … & more

Cushman is planning to file for an IPO in June: Sources Cushman & Wakefield plans to file for an initial public offering this month,...

A look at the DOJ’s real estate deals

A look at the DOJ’s real estate deals

From the March issue: For years, law enforcement has used “asset forfeiture” to punish criminals and compensate their victims. In the years following Sept. 11, forfeitures skyrocketed as prosecutors sought legal remedies to keep...

Will the feds bungle billions in NYC real estate?

Will the feds bungle billions in NYC real estate?

Harry’s Bar — tucked away on the second floor of the Park Lane Hotel — isn’t the sexiest place...

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Federal judge puts hold on the seizure of
1MDB assets

The federal government will hold off on its attempt to seize assets allegedly bought with funds stolen from the...

JAKARTA/INDONESIA, 12JUN11 - Stuart T. Gulliver, Group Chief Executive, HSBC Holdings, United Kingdom; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on East Asia, captured during Building around Bottlenecks: Upgrading Asia's Infrastructure at the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 12, 2011.
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HSBC to pay $470M to settle federal foreclosure abuse probe

London-based megabank HSBC agreed to shell out $470 million to end a series of investigations by the U.S. Justice...

BofA pays record $335M for Countrywide’s discriminatory lending

BofA pays record $335M for Countrywide’s discriminatory lending

The latest disastrous turn in Bank of America’s acquisition of Countrywide Financial has the nation’s second largest lender paying...

Schneiderman ousted from national mortgage settlement talks

Schneiderman ousted from national mortgage settlement talks

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been removed as a leader of a...

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Mortgage providers nearing $60 billion settlement with Department of Justice

America’s largest mortgage providers are nearing a deal with the Department of Justice and 50 state attorneys general to...

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