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Lawsuit accuses Steve Croman of illegally deregulating East Harlem apartments

A new lawsuit claims landlord Steve Croman, who is serving jail time for mortgage and tax fraud, illegally deregulated...

New Jersey-based lender agrees to pay $45M to settle mortgage misconduct claims

A New Jersey-based lender agreed to pay $45 million to settle claims that it improperly serviced home loans in...

How to protect yourself against the rising risk of mortgage fraud

Fraud in connection with home mortgages is on the rise, ranging from little white lies about the intended use...

Bank of America escapes $1.3B mortgage fraud penalty

Bank of America is off the hook for a $1.27 billion fraud penalty for its Countrywide Financial division’s role...

New York AG files complaint against Miami law firm

From the South Florida site: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman accused a Miami law firm and its Brooklyn...

Queens fraudster sees home taken by squatters

In a twist of sweet irony, a Queens mortgage scammer, convicted of defrauding distressed homeowners, is seeing his own...

Foreclosure errors still common at big banks

 More than half a decade into the foreclosure crisis, the big banks still haven’t cleaned up their act, according...

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Mortgage cheaters get crafty as overall fraud declines

While mortgage fraud is on the decline overall, persistent cheaters are now turning to an especially dangerous scam: inflating...

NYC’s, state’s mortgage fraud damages may exceed $100M

A lawsuit against two dozen banks and mortgage servicers is alleging that New York City and New York State...

“Real Housewives” star faces 50 years in mortgage fraud case

Teresa Giudice, star of the “Real Housewives of New Jersey,” has been charged with 39 counts of fraud, ranging...

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