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How MERS Enables Banks to Foreclose

You may never have heard of the Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems (MERS), but it's the culprit that enabled many of the "robo-signers" to perpetuate their foreclosure fraud. L. Randall Wray provides an excellent overview of the fraud in a three part series for the Huffington Post. Banks not only created MERS, but... Continue Reading »

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' identities,... Continue Reading »

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