A nationwide coalition of state pension funds are asking the nation’s biggest banks once again to “immediately” begin examinations of their mortgage and foreclosure practices through corresponding in-house Audit Committees.

In an announcement yesterday, New York City Comptroller John Liu, who represents the City’s five pension funds, is asking for the boards of directors for Bank of America (BofA), Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo to “launch independent examinations of their loan modifications, foreclosure, and securitization policies and procedures.”

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