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  Tevet 25, 5773 , 07/01/13

BoA Settles Claim with Fannie Mae, to Pay $11.6 Billion

Bank of America said Monday it would pay $11.6 billion to settle claims on soured loans sold to government-backed mortgage finance giant Fannie Mae during the home price bubble.

Under the agreements, Bank of America Corp. said it would pay $3.55 billion in cash to Fannie Mae and repurchase for $6.75 billion some residential mortgage loans it had sold to the government-controlled firm.

In addition, Bank of America will pay $1.3 billion to address mortgage servicing issues, Fannie Mae said in a separate statement.

Fannie Mae said the deal would compensate it for actual and projected losses resulting from the loans.

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