Former Cop Admits Role in Mortgage Broker Fraud
A former police officer who was honored for his efforts in reducing violent crimes has admitted to his role in a pre-crisis mortgage fraud scheme.
Mortgage Fraud Risk Retreats
Applications for home loans are less likely to contain fraudulent information than they were a year earlier. Tougher mortgage regulations and guidelines have played a role in the improvement.
Lending Practices, Tech Helped Cut Mortgage Risk
Many of the lending practices that helped bring down the mortgage industry have been reformed thanks to home lenders, government and technology.
Former HUD OIG Special Agent Convicted of Fraud
A federal jury in Georgia has convicted a former law enforcement officer with supervisory responsibility for mortgage fraud investigations of mortgage fraud, himself.
Mortgage Bankers Admit Defrauding FHA
Three people at a mortgage banking firm in the Miami area have admitted their roles in a massive fraud scheme involving government-insured mortgages.
Risk of Occupancy, Valuation Fraud Still a Problem
The risk of overall mortgage fraud retreated last year. Still, the risk of occupancy and valuation fraud remains elevated.
Leader of Massive Mortgage Fraud Ring Sentenced
The leader of a massive mortgage fraud ring, his mother and his sister were all sentenced Tuesday in a case where a total of 91 people have been charged.
Identity Fraud Drives Up Risk of Mortgage Fraud
A quarter-over-quarter increase in the risk of identity fraud drove a rise in the risk of overall mortgage fraud.
Chicago Judge Accused of Mortgage Fraud
A county judge in Chicago has been removed from the bench while she awaits a hearing by a state commission over allegations of mortgage fraud.