LPS asks Nevada court to throw out consumer fraud suit

'Robo-signing' is not illegal, company says

Lender Processing Services Inc., provider of real estate technology, services, and mortgage performance data, today filed a motion to dismiss a consumer fraud lawsuit against the company filed by the state of Nevada that alleges the company falsified foreclosure documents.

The state’s attorney general, Catherine Cortez Masto, filed the suit on Dec. 15, 2011, in a state district court in Clark County. The suit names LPS, its predecessor Fidelity National Information Services Inc., and LPS subsidiaries including DOCX LLC and LPS Default Solutions Inc.