ProPublica: Read: The Depositions That Sparked the Foreclosure Scandal

In depositions both old and new, employees at servicers, foreclosure-mill law firms, and other players describe how they processed foreclosures. Read it in their words.




DocumentCloud is both a repository of primary source documents and a tool for document-based investigative reporting. Think of the repository as a card catalog for primary source documents. They’re building tools that accelerate the work of reporters who need to make sense of large sets of documents. (You can use it on small sets, too.)


Although intended for reporters and news organizations, this is one killer app for analyzing and sharing depositions!! Take a look at the depositions from the mortgage foreclosure cases making headlines.

ProPublica has posted document (transcript), notes, and text, with annotations of “October 2010 Deposition by Kelly Scott, formerly of the Law Offices of David J. Stern

also see:

“July 2009 Deposition by Erica Johnson-Seck of OneWest Bank”