JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM:US) will pay $5.1 billion to settle Federal Housing Finance Agency claims related to mortgages and mortgage bonds sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The settlement includes $4 billion to resolve one part of a $13 billion accord the bank has been negotiating.
FHFA, the regulator for the government-owned finance companies, announced the accord with New York-based JPMorgan, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, in a statement today.
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