"In my mind this is an absolute, intentional fraud," Lynn Szymoniak
, who is fighting foreclosure, told Pelley.
While trying to save her
discovered something we did not know: back when Wall Street was using algorithms and computers to engineer those disastrous mortgage-backed securities, it appears they didn't want old fashioned paperwork slowing down the profits.
And it looks very much like they just eliminated that stuff all together," Szymoniak
Asked if that seemed suspicious to her
said, "Yes, absolutely.
What do you imagine?
It fell behind the file cabinet?
Where was all of this? 'We had it, we own it, we lost it.' And then more recently, everyone is coming in saying, 'Hey we found it.
Isn't that wonderful?'"
But what the bank may not have known is that Szymoniak is a lawyer and fraud investigator with a specialty in forged documents.
has trained FBI agents.
One of the strangest signatures belonged to the bank vice president who had signed Szymoniak's
newly discovered mortgage documents.
And, even more remarkable, Szymoniak found Green was vice president of 20 banks - all at the same time.
"They were sitting in a room signing their name as fast as they possibly could to any kind of nonsense document that was put in front of them," Szymoniak
"It was a common practice in the last few years to flood the courts with these documents," Lynn Szymoniak
"Instead of the name of the bank here that was acquiring the loan, this one says, 'Bogus Assignee for intervening assignments.' That's who acquired the loan," Szymoniak
And this time, instead of being a Vice President of American Home Mortgage Servicing, she's Vice President of A Bad Beanie," Szymoniak said.
says that the banks whose paperwork was handled by the Docx forgery mill include Wells Fargo, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Citibank, U.S. Bank and Bank of America