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4 charged with elaborate $5M mortgage fraud scheme
Four New Jersey residents have been charged with conspiring to obtain $5 million in fraudulent home loans, authorities said. The quartet used "straw buyers" who were paid about $5,000 each to obtain loans from a bank to hide the identity of the actual ...

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4 face bank fraud charges in mortgage scheme
A real estate investor, a builder, a mortgage loan officer and a real estate settlement attorney are facing charges related to allegedly using "straw buyers" to fraudulently obtain mortgage loans from a bank. Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick ...

Chicago Tribune

Protect yourself against rising risk of mortgage fraud
Chicago Tribune
Overall fraud risk in the home mortgage field is up by 16.9 percent in the most recent 12-month period tracked by data analytics firm CoreLogic. Of all types of application fraud, the risk of so-called occupancy misinformation is rising the fastest ...

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Washington Post

Fraud grows more common in mortgage applications - The ...
Washington Post
Fraud in connection with home mortgages is on the rise, ranging from little white lies about the intended use of the property all the way up to much more ...

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Banker & Tradesman

Protect Yourself Against Rising Risk Of Mortgage Fraud - Banker ...
Banker & Tradesman
Mortgage fraud is rising, ranging from little white lies about the intended use of the property all the way up to complex schemes.

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Boing Boing

JP Morgan-Chase paid its billions in fines for mortgage fraud by ...
Boing Boing
A lawsuit against JP Morgan-Chase -- the nation's largest bank -- asserts that the institution paid off the $4,200,000,000 in mortgage forgiveness that it agreed to ...

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Kenneth R. Harney, Protect yourself against rising risk of mortgage ...
Companies that monitor mortgage fraud confirm that fraud has increased and could be headed in worrisome directions. WASHINGTON — Fraud in connection ...

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San Diego mansions at the center of $50 million mortgage fraud scheme
A senior executive at a real estate investment company and a real estate broker stand accused of playing key roles in a $50 million mortgage fraud scheme involving a handful of multi-million dollar mansions in the San Diego area. According to the U.S. ...


[Charts] CoreLogic: New mortgage demand about to boom, along ...
The days of a refinance-driven mortgage market are quickly coming to an end. Luckily for us, the share of purchase applications will start to take over, according ...
Mortgage Fraud Risk Increased Over Q2National Mortgage Professional Magazine
CoreLogic: Risk of Mortgage Application Fraud on the RiseMortgageorb
Fraud Risk Continues Upward Trend - Mortgage News DailyMortgage News Daily

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New York Daily News

Big NYC Landlord Gets Jail in Mortgage Fraud Case
U.S. News & World Report
Big NYC Landlord Gets Jail in Mortgage Fraud Case. A major New York City landlord is headed to jail for mortgage fraud while fighting a tenant-harassment lawsuit filed by the state attorney general. Oct. 3, 2017, at 3:44 p.m.. Big NYC Landlord Gets ...
Notorious Landlord Is Sentenced to a Year in JailNew York Times
Manhattan slumlord Steve Croman gets one year at Rikers - NY ...New York Daily News

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