DOJ charges hundreds in mortgage rescue scams

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Loan Modification Fraud and Foreclosure Rescue Scams. A loan modification is a restructuring of your mortgage in which you and your lender agree to modify the terms of your home loan. When you request a loan modification, your lender may defer some of your payments, change your interest rate, or extend the length of the loan.

"Bankruptcy foreclosure scams" or "mortgage rescue scams" target people whose home mortgages are in trouble. Scam operators advertise over the Internet and in local publications, distribute flyers, or contact people whose homes are listed in the foreclosure notices.

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Beware of Foreclosure Rescue Scams To protect yourself from opportunity hunters and frauds: Contact your lender or mortgage loan servicer and try to negotiate a payment plan. W counselors. Report suspicious activit . Read more inside or go to the resources section on the back panel for whom to contact for immediate help.

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Beware of Mortgage Rescue Scams. You then make mortgage payments to the scam operator in lieu of paying the delinquent mortgage. However, the scam operator does not pay the existing mortgage or seek new financing. Each holder of a partial interest then files bankruptcy, one after another, without your knowledge.

In a major crackdown on mortgage fraud in Colorado, federal and state officials are aggressively prosecuting real estate agents, mortgage brokers and homeowners engaged in a wide range of real estate.

Madigan said many of the scammers who used to defraud people with mortgage relief scams have now branched out into student loans. They often promise relief from debt but get people to make upfront.

In 2009, the Lawyers’ Committee’s Fair Housing & Fair Lending Project and Legal Mobilization Project led the formation and launch of the Loan Modification Scam Prevention Network ("LMSPN") to engage the Lawyers’ Committee and partners in the fight against foreclosure rescue scams.

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