The Real Deal Miami

Florida leads country in mortgage fraud

October 27, 2008 05:33PM

Florida had over $293 million in mortgage fraud in the third quarter, according to a report released today by FraudBlogger. The number was an $86 million increase over the amount of mortgage fraud statewide in the second quarter of this year. There was $1.1 billion in mortgage fraud nationwide in the third quarter, down from $1.7 billion in the second quarter.