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 Mortgage Fraud is On The Rise and Here Is What It Means to You. Read More.

 Law Enforcement Officials See Increased Sophistication in Mortgage Fraud. Read More

 As Mortgages Shift to Purchase Market, So Do Fraud Schemes. Read More

 Coto De Caza man gets 8 years for $2 million home loan cam that target more than 500 people. Read More

 SEC says "first ever cryptocurrency backed by real estate" is a fraud. Read More

 Buzzworthy with Ann Fulmer: Risk Management, Borrower Liens and Judgments Read More

 HUD Must get Better at Stopping Section 8 Fraud Read More

  FormFree’s Ann Fulmer Named a 2017 ‘Elite Woman in Mortgage’ by Mortgage Professional America Magazine. Read More

 Risk For Mortgage Fraud Increases Slightly - CoreLogic Read More

 Former St. Clair Housing Official Charged with Fraud. Read More

 Final Civil Action Borrower Settled Allegations of Making False Statements to HUD for a Home Purchase Under the Federal Housing Administration Mortgage Insurance Program Read More

 Beverly Place Apartments Subsidized Nonexistent Tenants, Unqualified Tenants and Tenants With Questionable Qualifications. Read More

Uniform Power of Attorney Act. HB 221. Read More

 Federal auditors report inadequate accounting at social services charity. Read More

 Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Squatting Case. Read More

 SEC Announces Charges in Fraudulent Real Estate Investment Scheme.  Read More 

 East Chicago Contractor Indicted on Counterfeit Charge.  Read More

 Credit and Fraud Risk Expected To Rise As Purchase Market Gains Steam. Read More

 Online fraudsters' preferred tools and techniques revealed. Read More

  Gwinnett man is 22nd convicted for rigging bidgs at foreclosure auctions. Read More

 Fraud On The Rise In Mortgage Applications. Read More

 Smith and Wong indicted for 56 counts; under investigation by FBI. Read More

 Q4 Credit Risk Low. Risk Likely To Increase. Read More

Sentencing date is set for lawyer in alleged short-sale scheme. Read More

 United States Resolves Civil Fraud Suit Against Melville-Based Mortgage Lender Read More

Georgia Trend Magazine "Minding Your". The information security business is booming in Georgia. Read More

Plan for QC Success in 2017 With Integrated Action Planning. Read More

FBI raids Orange City Hall in ongoing fraud investigation. Read More

Former city worker gets probation for $20K federal housing fraud schemeRead More

 Damages From Mortgage Fraud Multiply As Time Passes. View Video

 A New Twist on Owner Occupancy Fraud. Read More

 Are There Any Classes on Mortgage Fraud? Read More
Lawyer owes $10M-plus for false forms. Read More
 
Allied Home Mortgage CEO ordered to pay $92 million for FHA Fraud. 
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Zero is an Adjustment. Written by D. Scott Murphy, SRA, this article is a tribute to Ron Heckman, GREFPAC member and colleague who passed away recently. Ron's knowledge and insight into the appraisal field are legendary. Take a few minutes to read more about his views. Thank you Scott. Click Here


Alt-Documentation Loans at Great Risk of Fraud.
Report discusses bank statement loans. Read More


  The story is still developing on alleged serial killer Todd Kohlhepp, 45 and a registered sex offender living in South Carolina. But there is one key fact about Kohlhepp that is leaving those following the story shocked: How did Todd Kohlhepp get his real estate license? Read More

Fannie Mae - Common Red Flags of Fraud. Resources to Help You Combat Mortgage Fraud Fannie Mae is committed to working with industry partners to help combat fraud by offering the following list of common red flags that may indicate mortgage fraud. Inconsistencies in the loan file are often a tip-off that the file contains misrepresentations. The presence of one or more red flags in a file does not necessarily mean that there was fraudulent intent. However, several red flags in a file may signal a fraudulent transaction. Read More


Equifax The New Reality of Synthetic ID Fraud.
How To Battle the Leading Identify Fraud Tactic in the Digital Age. Read More


Fannie Mae - Fraud Schemes and Their Characteristics.
Straw Buyers. Air Loans. Double Sale. Property Flip. Ponzi/Investment Club/Chunking and more schemes. Read More


Freddie Mac - Preventing Mortgage Fraud. Best Practices To Protect Your Business From Mortgage Fraud.
Key Resources, Reporting, Common Schemes. Read More.

CoreLogic - 2017 September Mortgage Fraud Report. National Overview. Fraud Risk Factors. Highlights by State and Georaphy. Read More.