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JPMorgan Chase

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are also part of a probe by New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman into mortgage securitization practices,

Bloomberg News

reported Monday, citing an anonymous source.

Also part of the probe are

Ambac Financial

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Syncora Holdings


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, according to the report, although the insurers are not considered a target of the investigation.

State regulators are turning up the heat on the mortgage industry as several federal probes continue. California State Attorney General Kamala Harris is expected to hold a press conference later Monday that will include "a major announcement regarding criminal and civil responses to mortgage fraud." A press statement says that the office will discuss "crimes, frauds, and other scams," related to the mortgage industry.

Last week is was reported that

Bank of America

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Goldman Sachs

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Morgan Stanley

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were being probed by Schneiderman's office.


Written by Dan Freed in New York


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