FBI Mortgage Fraud Investigations Jump 400% in Five Years

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The FBI’s Chicago office began noticing a trend several years ago of increasing mortgage fraud; and one of the reasons the FBI has been so sensitive to this type of fraud is the possibility that.

Operation Malicious Mortgage Yields 400 Arrests. One law enforcement official put the losses to homeowners and other borrowers who were victims in the schemes at over $1 billion. Over the last several months, the FBI has been investigating an estimated 1,300 mortgage fraud cases — including 19 involving subprime lending practices by U.S. financial institutions.

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FBI Cracks Down On Mortgage Fraud.. drug and organized crime investigations have resulted in mortgage fraud cases because such schemes enable criminals to launder money, Ormsby said.

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Earlier this summer the IRS reported consumers had received a "Tax Avoidance Investigation" e-mail claiming to come from the IRS’ "Fraud Department. Who wouldn’t jump on it? 30 dollars an hour,

Housing starts up but permits post lowest growth since mid-2011 A sharp drop in July housing permits, which came after three consecutive robust gains, was largely responsible for the first pullback in the index in five months. After adding at least 0.2 percentage points to the LEI in the prior three months, permits subtracted 0.54.

FBI on the Lookout for Mortgage Fraud.. to 21,994 in the last two years and the dollar value of these crimes increased to $1.01 billion, according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation report..

A telephone hotline has been established by the FBI to receive complaints from the public regarding mortgage fraud matters. The FBI considers mortgage fraud to be a significant and growing crime problem which often affects unknowing consumers, and which has a direct impact upon the overall economic health of the United States.

Bank of America set to write down principal on California mortgages The five banks included in the settlement control or own 7.3 percent of all outstanding single-family mortgages, according to Inside Mortgage Finance. “The primary beneficiaries of any principal..