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FBI — Reports and Publications
Federal Bureau of Investigation. Sections. Contact the FBI . FBI Stats and Services . Serial Murder: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives for Investigators (July 2008) . Get the latest numbers on mortgage fraud crimes and insights into hot spots .
http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/reports_and_publications

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FBI — Mortgage Fraud Report 2009
FBI mortgage fraud pending investigations increased 71 percent from fiscal year ( FY) 2008 to FY 2009. HUD-OIG pending investigations increased 31 percent .
http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/mortgage-fraud-2009

FBI — Mortgage Fraud
From foreclosure frauds to subprime shenanigans, mortgage fraud is a growing . And we are using the full array of investigative techniques to find and stop .
http://www.fbi.gov/hq/mortgage_fraud.htm

FBI — Mortgage Fraud Report 2010
FBI mortgage fraud pending investigations totaled 3129 in FY 2010, a 12 percent increase from FY 2009 and a 90 percent increase from FY 2008 (see Figure 6).
http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/mortgage-fraud-2010

FBI investigating 14 companies for mortgage fraud - CNN
Jan 29, 2008 . Complaints about potential mortgage fraud are up during the subprime mortgage crisis, and the FBI has opened criminal investigations of 14 .
http://articles.cnn.com/2008-01-29/us/fbi.mortgage.fraud_1_mortgage-fraud-suspicious-activity-reports-fraud-hot-spots?_s=PM:US

Additional findings from the survey are:

  • FBI Cracks Down On Mortgage Fraud - CBS News
    Feb 11, 2009 . "Mortgage fraud poses a significant threat to our economy, to the stability . In recent months, the FBI has been investigating more than 1400 mortgage fraud . by brianbwb-2009 June 20, 2008 11:50 AM EDT: "Course, .
    http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-201_162-4194649.html

  • The FBI Ramps Up: Mortgage-Fraud Probes Go Bigtime - Law Blog ...
    Search Law Blog1. September 24, 2008, 9:23 AM. The FBI Ramps Up: Mortgage- Fraud Probes Go Bigtime . He added that it was better left to local prosecutors to oversee separate FBI investigations. So just how are those local investigations .
    http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2008/09/24/the-fbi-ramps-up-mortgage-fraud-probes-go-bigtime/

  • F.B.I. Opens Subprime Inquiry - New York Times
    Published: January 30, 2008. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has opened criminal inquiries into 14 companies as part of a wide-ranging . The F.B.I. has been warning for years that mortgage fraud is a significant and growing problem.
    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/30/business/30fbi.html

  • When and How Can Mortgage Fraud Be Brought Under Control?
    Jul 26, 2009 . fraud investigations undertaken by the FBI. The number of open FBI mortgage fraud investigations in FY 2008 was 1644. For the first half of FY .
    http://www.ipsaintl.com/news-and-events/articles/pdf/lormel-when-and-how-can-mortgage-fraud.pdf

On introductory bonuses, the survey found that:

  • FBI: Mortgage fraud attracting organized crime | Inman News
    Aug 16, 2011 . The FBI has struggled to keep pace, with pending mortgage fraud . in fiscal year 2010, up 12 percent from 2009 and 90 percent from 2008.FBI field divisions with the most pending investigations were Las Vegas; Los Angeles .
    http://www.inman.com/news/2011/08/16/fbi-mortgage-fraud-attracting-organized-crime

  • New Fed Task Force Subpoenas 11 in Mortgage Fraud Probe - ABC ...
    Jan 27, 2012. to investigate mortgage fraud that contributed to the 2008 financial . 10 FBI agents to work with state attorney general's offices to investigate .
    http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/01/new-fed-task-force-subpoenas-11-in-mortgage-fraud-probe/

FBI: Housing scams more than double - USATODAY.com
Jan 13, 2008 . Federal mortgage fraud convictions have more than doubled in the past year, and the . He takes a photo of a home as part of his investigations. . "We expect that number to increase again in 2008," says FBI financial crimes .
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2008-01-13-mortgagescams_N.htm

Mortgage Fraud in San Diego, FBI investigations of property flipping
In this article, I will summarize the mortgage fraud cases we have been working on recently . 2008 - 2011: Mortgage Mitigation . Between 2007 and 2009, the FBI doubled the number of Special Agents assigned to investigate mortgage fraud.
http://www.grimesandwarwick.com/equity_lost

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