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FBI team tackles mortgage fraud

May 21, 2009 12:30PM

A new FBI team is using undercover operations, wiretaps and computer technology to investigate mortgage fraud, FBI Director Robert Mueller said yesterday. The National Mortgage Fraud Team was created in December and will focus on identifying the worst mortgage fraud offenders and helping field offices with investigations. The FBI is currently dealing with more than 2,400 mortgage fraud cases, Mueller said.