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Fraud Prevention

With the advances in technology, criminals finding new avenues to take advantage of individuals. 

Between faulty craigslist postings,  rental scams and faulty brokers, the numbers of scams aimed to steal your money or property keeps increasing. Make sure you are aware of current scams to avoid being taken advantage of. 

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FBI on Mortgage Fraud

From foreclosure frauds to subprime shenanigans, mortgage fraud is a growing crime threat that is hurting homeowners, businesses, and the national economy. We have developed new ways to detect and combat mortgage fraud, including collecting and analyzing data to spot emerging trends and patterns. And we are using the full array of investigative techniques to find and stop criminals before the fact, rather than after the damage has been done.

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Prevent Loan Scams

A project of the Lawyers' committee for Civil Rights under law. 

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Loan Modification Scam Alert

With the national foreclosure rate persistently high, many homeowners have turned to loan modification or foreclosure "rescue" companies for help – only to realize they've been scammed. Anyone can become a victim of a loan modification scam. Learn from past victims, so you don't have to be.

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OCC Consumer Tips for Avoiding Mortgage Modification Scams and Foreclosure Rescue Scams

Scams that promise to "rescue" you from foreclosure are popping up at an alarming rate nationwide, and you need to protect yourself and your home.

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