Investor files FINRA claim against HSBC

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — A Honduran investor has filed claim against HSBC alleging that an investment described as a “Washington Mutual” perpetual bond was not a bond at all, but a derivative mortgage backed security, created by Washington Mutual, to take toxic home equity loans off its books. The claim, filed …

HSBC Household not registered to do business in Alabama?

LM in Alabama asks: “Looks like HSBC a/a/o Household Finance Corp of Alabama in 2008 and 2009 have numerous lawsuits which resulted in consent judgments and default judgments against the debtors. The interest rates in the consent judgments are exorbitant, and many of the complaints start as HSBC is a DE corporation with an address …