Protect Yourself from Mortgage Fraud

During a press conference to announce the arrest of 60 people for mortgage fraud, the Department of Justice offered tips for consumers to protect themselves.

They are:

- If mortgage terms sound too good to be true, they probably are.
- Before you sign anything, read it very carefully.
- If you think something is suspicious, ask critical questions.
- If necessary, hire a professional to look over the mortgage document.
- Try to obtain references on the mortgage provider.

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