The Justice Department began sending letters Monday to servicemembers who are entitled to $20 million in damages from Bank of America Corp. for alleged violations of the Servicemember Civil Relief Act.

As reported by National Mortgage News last week, BofA has agreed to pay a minimum of $116,785 plus compensation for any equity lost to each servicemember whose home was unlawfully foreclosed on by its subsidiary, BAC Home Loans Servicing, formerly Countrywide Home Loans Servicing.

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