fraud

Real Estate Wire Transfer Fraud is Real

The American Land Title Association (ALTA) says that more than 11,600 people fell victim to real estate wire transfer fraud…

1 year ago

Rental application fraud rises during COVID-19 pandemic

Rental application fraud has grown significantly since the COVID-19 crisis began, according to new data from real estate technology and…

2 years ago

Kansas City couple lose $130K in down payment scam

A couple from Kansas City, Missouri, recently lost a massive $130,000 down payment in a money wire scam that’s becoming…

4 years ago

Mortgage application fraud grows 17% in first half of 2017

Mortgage fraud is back in vogue with reports suggesting that a growing number of borrowers are lying on their loan…

5 years ago

Beware of ‘phishing’ email attacks via Google Docs

Hackers have developed a new scam involving Google Docs that was widely reported this week.

5 years ago

CoreLogic warns of new “reverse occupancy scam”

CoreLogic is warning that mortgage fraudsters have reversed their approach to one of the most traditional occupancy scams in the…

6 years ago

Rex Alan Harris charged with real estate TV ad scam

Police have arrested and charged a Louisiana man for carrying out an alleged advertising scam targeting real estate professionals.

6 years ago

Houston couple lands $5.4M in Wells Fargo foreclosure fraud case

Throughout the foreclose crisis we've seen hundreds, if not thousands of stories where the foreclosed homeowners claim the bank has…

7 years ago

Is America’s Recovery Deflated by Crooks? A Ponzi Legacy

Ponzi Schemes and other examples of fraud cast a giant shadow on America's recovery and overall future. Just how prevalent…

10 years ago

Real Estate Investment Fraud 101 – Avoiding Over-Encumbered Property

These days many folks with cash savings, CD's or IRA's are in search of ways to increase their returns. Interest…

10 years ago