From the blog The Hill by Vicki Needham.
The Justice Department will probe the foreclosure practices of financial institutions for possible violations.
Attorney General Eric Holder announced a task force housed in the Justice Department will look into the foreclosure practices of a number of financial institutions for possible violations.
At a Wednesday press conference, Holder said the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force will probe a number of foreclosure proceedings in a growing number of states where questions have been raised.
The announcement follows a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and 30 other California House Democrats calling for a Justice investigation. …