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ARGUED JANUARY 23, 2009

Before BAUER, EVANS, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Avdo Hukic obtained a six- figure mortgage with an interest rate of 10.65%. It allowed him to pay his taxes and insurance premiums directly to the entities owed payment, but only if he promptly furnished proof to his mortgage servicer that he was making those payments. Because Hukic did not submit such proof, Aurora Loan Services, and later Ocwen Loan Servicing, also made tax and insurance payments on Hukic’s behalf. They notified Hukic of a corresponding increase in his monthly amount due, but Hukic did not change the amount he paid to them each month. The amounts Hukic owed for taxes and insurance and a deficiency that resulted from the incorrect processing of one money order led Aurora and Ocwen to report Hukic as delinquent to consumer reporting agencies. Although it turns out that Hukic had been paying taxes directly to the county all along, we must affirm the judgment in the defendants’ favor because Hukic did not comply with the terms of his agreement that required him to submit proof of payment. Aurora and Ocwen were therefore justified when they reported that Hukic had defaulted on his loan. We affirm the grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendants on Hukic’s claims for breach of contract, tortious interference, and violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). We also affirm the dismissal of Hukic’s claims for defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

 
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