Mortgage Fraud


Providing false information on a mortgage application is considered mortgage fraud. One of the most common forms of fraud is when a con artist convinces someone to act as a “straw buyer”. Applying for a mortgage on someone else’s behalf is called being a “straw buyer”. The straw buyer is liable for the mortgage and could be held criminally responsible for their misrepresentation.


 

Blueprint to protect yourself against Mortgage Fraud



Other forms of mortgage fraud can include:



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