Mortgage Loan Scams

Mortgage loan scams or fraud are among a growing number of crimes involving real estate financing. Mortgage loan scams can take many forms and can involve multiple parties -- including buyers, sellers, investors, creditors, and real estate agents. Signs of potential mortgage fraud may include property flipping, equity skimming, and credit or income misrepresentation. Not only do mortgage scams threaten a homeowner or business individually, they can also wreak havoc on the national economy. This section includes information and resources to help you recognize mortgage scams and their various forms, as well as tips on what to do if you suspect mortgage fraud.

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