“The mailer is one piece and sealed on three sides; it's small and white and looks a bit like a piece of junk mail that you'd throw away without opening. ... It's not junk mail. And for many folks that were involved in a loan modification, a short sale, or a foreclosure, it's an alert stating that ‘the check is in the mail' (in about eight more weeks),” AGBeat reported.
Call for details
Pruitt said people who receive the postcards should call the toll-free number on them — (888) 952-9105 — to determine their eligibility for foreclosure compensation. He said borrowers will not be required to waive any legal claims they may have against their servicer as a condition for receiving payment.
But, the attorney general said: Beware of anyone who requires a call to a different number than the one on the card or to pay a fee to receive a payment under the agreement.