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Fraud Index Jumps

DALLAS -- (Nov. 1, 2007) Activity on civil and criminal mortgage fraud cases deteriorated during November -- though the dollar amount eased, according to the FraudBlogger Index published and maintained by -- a dominant source of online news for the mortgage industry.

The FraudBlogger Index was 810 during October, climbing from 740 in September and 790 a year earlier.

The dollar volume of active mortgage fraud cases tracked last month was $0.3 billion, compared to $0.5 billion the prior month and $0.8 billion in October 2006.

State Rankings and Index Level:

1. New York 110
2. Missouri 100
3. Illinois 90
4. Georgia 80
5. Florida & Minnesota (each) 60
1. Ohio 170
2. Minnesota 130
3. Florida 110
4. Georgia & California (each) 80
1. Florida 110
2. California & South Carolina (each) 100
3. Indiana and New Jersey (each) 70
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A minimum of $100,000 was used for all cases tracked, including when no amount was available. The national total index is an aggregate of all state data.

In one case tracked, Wachovia Bank accuses Ameriquest Mortgage of selling it $129 million in loans with fraud.

"As we continue to see weakening property values, I suspect we'll see deterioration in the index as crooked players are flushed out," said Sam Garcia, Publisher of and creator of the FraudBlogger Index. "Markets likely to see the biggest fraud increases are California, Florida and Nevada."

Complete mortgage fraud activity is comprehensively chronicled at:

In depth mortgage industry fraud issues are reported at:

About the FraudBlogger Index
The index reflects active criminal and civil mortgage fraud cases tracked by -- a comprehensive journal of mortgage fraud reports, crimes and civil litigation. Cases involving larger dollar amounts were given greater weight. No fraud activity tracked during a given month would result in an index of zero. Monthly data may include some overlap but still provide a valuable perspective of the level of mortgage fraud activity.

Founded in 1998, is a dominant mortgage industry news source. Around one million mortgage business news pages are viewed monthly at and its affiliate publications.

Shaun Bartlett
3811-700 Turtle Creek Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75219


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