This is a usatoday.com article.
BancorpSouth(BXS)has agreed to pay a $10.6 million settlement of allegations the Mississippi-based regional bank used discriminatory mortgage lending practices that harmed African Americans and other minorities, federal officials said Wednesday.
A federal court complaint filed by the Department of Justice and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau alleged bank officials told loan officers to “turn  down” minority mortgage applicants more quickly than whites, and avoid giving “borderline” applicants credit assistance that other mortgage seekers might receive.
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