Mortgage Fraud on the Rise Again in the U.S.
Mortgage Fraud Is Rising, With a Twist. By robbie whelan updated aug. 23, 2010 12:01 a.m. ET New data suggests that mortgage fraud-which got tougher to pull off after the collapse of the U.S. real estate market-is returning in a big way. Data prepared for The wall street journal by research firm CoreLogic, examining about seven million home loans.
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Such fraud investigations have increased 52 percent from 2008 and the FBI has more than 1,800 pending probes, requiring it to add 91 agents. In addition, mortgage fraud seems to be on the rise, with suspicious activity reports jumping by a third from the previous year to 93,508, though the average fraud was smaller, since the total resulted in.
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Mortgage rates haven’t risen in more than a month as the financial markets have been racked by concerns over U.S.-China trade relations. a mortgage challenging Mortgage fraud by wannabe home buyers.
· Mortgage fraud tips are on the rise, according to sources at Fannie Mae – from law enforcement, consumers, trade groups and lender partners who sell loans to Fannie Mae and are required to self.
According to CoreLogic’s 2016 annual report, mortgage fraud has been steadily increasing since 2010. In the second quarter of 2016, 12,718 mortgage applications were estimated to have indications of mortgage fraud, which equates to .7% of all mortgage applications.