Martha Coakley, a Democrat, is seeking to become governor of Massachusetts, beginning a series of campaign events three years after Republican Scott Brown beat her in a U.S. Senate contest that she was favored to win.
The H&R Block Inc. mortgage lender formerly known as Option One Mortgage and Massachusetts reached a $125 million settlement of a state lawsuit over allegedly risky and discriminatory lending, the state said.
Morgan Stanley , the sixth-largest U.S. bank by assets, agreed to pay $102 million to settle claims by Massachusetts that the firm financed and securitized unfair residential loans, state Attorney General Martha Coakley said.
A security breach involving a unit of credit-reporting company Experian Plc that allowed criminals access to Social Security numbers and other personal data of more than 200 million people is being investigated by Massachusetts, state Attorney General Martha Coakley said.
Ally Financial Inc. should be investigated by U.S. House and Senate committees, said Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, who sued the company and other mortgage servicers over foreclosure practices.