Tag: con artists

  • Mortgage Salvation -- or New Twist on an Old Scam?

    Mortgage Salvation -- or New Twist on an Old Scam?

    A lawyer in Tallahassee, Fla., is at the center of what some experts are calling a new take on mortgage relief scams, according to the St. Petersburg Times. Nearly 6,000 struggling homeowners seeking mortgage modifications have agreed to work with a Florida-based law firm in the hope of settling their... Continue Reading

  • Real Estate Fraud: How to Spot a Scam

    Real Estate Fraud: How to Spot a Scam

    Real estate and mortgage fraud cases may be the latest fallout from the recent real estate bubble. Two recent California court cases demonstrate the lengths that white-collar criminals will go to in order to deceive buyers, banks and investors. In Orange County, a former real estate broker stole clients'... Continue Reading