Articles Tagged with 'fraud'

Five Plead Guilty to $5 Million Mortgage Fraud

November 16, 2010
Fraudsters built homes that were appraised for significantly more money than they were worth, sold to straw buyers, and eventually placed in foreclosure. READ MORE

Fraud Across the Pond

November 01, 2010
The lack of a cross-border vision by regulators, and no real urge to look at a much wider picture when it comes to global financial crime, gives criminals a huge advantage. READ MORE

'Fraud Prevention Fridays'

October 01, 2010
A Kansas City CU partners with the FBI to increase fraud awareness. READ MORE

Attorney Charged in Property Mortgage Scam

September 23, 2010
Lenders were led to believe they were lending to residential purchasers who had made substantial down payments. READ MORE

Lender Pleads Guilty in $80 Million Ponzi Scheme

September 22, 2010
A 40-year-old Lakeville, Minn., man pleaded guilty in federal court to operating a Ponzi scheme that defrauded at least 17 lenders out of $79 million. READ MORE

Five More Mortgage Fraud Schemes

August 24, 2010
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council warns financial institutions to be on the watch for these common mortgage schemes. READ MORE

ID Analytics Offers Real-Time ID Fraud Analysis

August 09, 2010

Credit unions can now tap into and contribute to real-time identity fraud analysis due to a new relationship CUNA Strategic Services has formed with ID Analytics.

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Update on Identity Theft 'Red Flags'

July 19, 2010
Last year, identity theft was the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) No. 1 consumer complaint category. READ MORE

FinCEN: Fraud & Terrorist Financing Reports Rise

June 28, 2010

Although the number of suspicious activity reports filed by financial institutions declined from 2008 to 2009, reports of suspected fraud and terrorist financing grew.

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FBI Mortgage Fraud Takedown Nets 500 Arrests

June 25, 2010

“Operation Stolen Dreams” has led to 485 arrests, 330 convictions, and the recovery of $11 million.

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