Stolen Freddie, VA Employees' IDs Lead to Prison
A Maryland woman will serve time for fraudulently using personal information of employees at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. and Department of Veterans Affairs.
Mortgage App Targets Millennials
A proprietary application developed by an Illinois mortgage lender is intended to appeal to millennials who want to research loan programs anonymously.
Major Information Security Incident at OCC
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has reported to Congress a major incident involving thousands of controlled records.
Wells Fargo Mortgage Files Stolen
More than a thousand customer files stolen from a dozen Wells Fargo Home Mortgage offices were used to rip off the identities of Wells Fargo clients.
HUD Enhancing LEAP System
The system used to manage Federal Housing Administration mortgagee approval as well as ongoing mortgagee oversight is being enhanced.
Ellie Confirms No Data Breach
While the recent network outage at Ellie Mae Inc. stalled loan closings, the company is assuring customers that no hackers gained access to sensitive information.
Privacy Breach at Small Mortgage Servicer
The malfunction of a mailroom machine is being blamed for a mortgage servicer's breach of privacy for some of its borrowers.
Majority of Lenders Put Borrower Data at Risk
An overwhelming majority of mortgage lenders utilize systems that enable borrowers to provide sensitive private data through insecure delivery channels.
Departing LO Accused of Stealing Customer Info
The decision by a resigning loan originator to take customer information from her prior employer prompted the company to warn clients about a data breach.
Security Hole in Mortgage Phone Calls
A security gap in the way mortgage companies communicate by telephone with current and prospective borrowers leaves consumers vulnerable to mortgage fraud and identity theft. But steps can be taken to prevent malice by dubious callers.