Category Archives: Mortgage Fraud Charges

Mortgage Fraud “Straw Buyer” Cases Are Major Target of Federal Fraud Investigations

Back in July 2013, we pointed out how mortgage fraud indictments have become a big part of federal arrests, investigations, plea deals, and trials and that media coverage will be reporting on a lot more federal mortgage fraud cases after Teresa Giudice and her husband, Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice, who appear in the reality show “The…


Mortgage Fraud Investigations Finally In the Limelight: Expect to See More Federal Mortgage Fraud Charges in the Future

Mortgage fraud charges are serious felony charges under either federal or state law, and more and more law enforcement efforts are being channeled into investigating financial fraud cases that involve home loans and lenders loaning mortgage money based upon documentation that is later alleged to be fraudulent. Mortgage fraud targeting isn’t new: the Federal Bureau…