Foreclosure tricks cost Countrywide $108 million

Mortgage lender Countrywide Home Loans Inc. agreed to pay $108 million Monday to settle government claims that it charged homeowners facing foreclosure inflated service fees.

The settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, one of the largest imposed in an agency case, will reimburse overcharged borrowers whose loans were serviced by Countrywide before it was acquired by Bank of America (BAC, Fortune 500) in July 2008.

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