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Citigroup said to be near $7-billion mortgage settlement
Citigroup said to be near $7-billion mortgage settlement

Citigroup Inc. may reach an agreement with federal prosecutors as early as next week to resolve a probe into sales of mortgage-backed bonds before the 2008 financial crisis, a person familiar with the negotiations said.The bank would pay at least $4 billion under an agreement with the Justice Department, according to the person, who asked not to be named because the talks are private. The deal would be $7 billion including borrower relief such as mortgage modifications, the New York Times reported. Mark Costiglio, a spokesman for New York-based Citigroup, declined to comment on the talks.The lender had offered less than $4 billion while federal prosecutors had sought more than $10...

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