DOJ charges hundreds in mortgage rescue scams

coordinate outreach, the task force established the Mortgage Fraud Working Group (MFWG). MFWG is co-chaired by the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California, officials from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Inspector General, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Division and

Illinois Compiled Statutes Table of Contents. (765 ilcs 940/5) sec. 5. Definitions. As used in this Act: "Distressed property" means residential real property consisting of one to 6 family dwelling units that is in foreclosure or at risk of loss due to nonpayment of taxes, or whose owner is more than 30 days delinquent on any loan that is secured by the property.

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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.

As has been rumored for weeks, the Justice Department and Bank of. defray tax liability as a result of mortgage modification, forbearance or forgiveness. The settlement does not release individuals.

Forty-eight million adults with and without cognitive decline over the age of 65 perform millions of financial transactions involving hundreds of millions of dollars. of older adults is that.

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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.