The 11 servicers that will be making payments include Aurora, Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C), HSBC Holdings PLC (NYSE: HBC), J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), MetLife Inc. (NYSE: MET), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: PNC), Sovereign, SunTrust Banks Inc. (NYSE: STI), U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) and Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC). Payment information for the remaining two banks, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS), is still to be announced.
The payments are part of an $8.5 billion settlement of claims related to shoddy mortgage foreclosure procedures, including the notorious robo-signing practice. The remainder of the settlement amount will be used to resolve other issues, including loan modifications. The settlement, which was announced in January, was made in addition to a $26 billion settlement the banks and servicers reached in 2012.
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