DOJ charges hundreds in mortgage rescue scams

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In front of news cameras, federal authorities have talked tough about combating mortgage. of Justice, held a news conference that day to announce its "Distressed Homeowner Initiative." Officials.

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trustees concerning mortgage fraud schemes, to help them determine whether the debtor had been victimized or was participating in such a scheme. Through our civil and criminal enforcement efforts, the Program has identified three major types of bankruptcy-related mortgage fraud and mortgage rescue schemes: financial

Forty businesses are facing charges for allegedly preying on Washington homeowners facing foreclosure. None of the companies or individuals charged with offering these “mortgage rescue services..

Teilborg to 60 months’ imprisonment for his role in a 2009-2010 mortgage rescue scheme. mortgage concerns. The FBI’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force continues to bring those individuals who intentionally.

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Protecting Homeowners From Scams. lease-to-own schemes where a scammer claims to sell a house but pockets all the payments. The Oregon DOJ investigates and prosecutes the Mortgage rescue fraud prevention act and other mortgage and foreclosure rescue fraud offenses. Violations may incur civil and criminal penalties, including prison.

In addition to those Justice Department charges. The alleged scam took place during the years of 2013 and 2014, and the two men allegedly stunted with the money, using hundreds of thousands for.

Wifredo A. Ferrer, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida and Tony West, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division of the Department of Justice, announced yesterday that Lisa Wright, 46, and Cathy Saffer, 52, of Pompano Beach, Fla., were charged with a conspiracy to defraud homeowners and banks in a foreclosure rescue scheme.

More than 73,000 homeowners around the country were affected, the Justice Department said in a statement. The cases, brought over the past year, included “foreclosure rescue schemes. commitment to.

“We will not rest until anyone preying on vulnerable American homeowners is brought to justice,” said eric holder. week that the agencies were preparing to arrest hundreds of people for mortgage.

"We will aggressively pursue those involved in mortgage rescue scams." Treasury, the Department of Justice, the federal trade commission. charging enormous upfront fees and sabotaging homeowners.