Mortgage Fraud

Fugitives arrested over multi-state mortgage fraud scheme

Law enforcement officials have arrested three alleged fraudsters and placed them into custody on federal charges relating to mortgage fraud,…

2 months ago

FTC warns that mortgage assistance scams are on the rise

The Federal Trade Commission has issued a new alert warning consumers to beware of potential scams around mortgage assistance. This…

2 years ago

Mortgage fraud is on the rise

A growing number of borrowers are becoming so desperate to qualify for a mortgage that they end up lying about…

4 years ago

Department of Justice Files Huge Foreclosure Scams Case

If you’ve been facing foreclosure on your home, and thought you had found a company that can help, only to…

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

Worried About Foreclosure? Beware Of Foreclosure Related Rip-Offs

When you are worried about foreclosure, or you've actually gotten an acceleration letter from your lender or an attorney, the…

10 years ago

Georgia – No Plans To Help Homeowners

The National Mortgage Settlement has been finalized and the $2.5 billion dollar bank payout is being allocated among the 49…

10 years ago

Citigroup Hit With $158 Million Mortgage Fraud Settlement

Citigroup has suffered its second setback in two weeks, with the news that the bank will have to pay out…

11 years ago

A Perspective On The U.S. Housing Market, We Need Localized Solutions (Part 1)

As the U.S. "housing crisis" drags on, it's time to take stock of where we're at and take a closer…

11 years ago

Scammers Keeping Brooklyn Real Estate Crime Unit Busy

The scourge of real estate crime has become so prevalent in Brooklyn these days that even a former city council…

12 years ago