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Protecting Yourself From Mortgage Fraud In The Age of Foreclosures

By Erik Folgate

I read a post on Consumerist about a scam going on where a con artist will come to your door or call you and dupe you into signing a document that effectively signs over the deed to them for no payment. They target those going into foreclosure, and they try to lure you in by telling you their help resolve your debt problems. Freddie Mac produced this video below:

Erik Folgate
Erik and his wife, Lindzee, live in Orlando, Florida with a baby boy on the way. Erik works as an account manager for a marketing company, and considers counseling friends, family and the readers of Money Crashers his personal ministry to others. Erik became passionate about personal finance and helping others make wise financial decisions after racking up over $20k in credit card and student loan debt within the first two years of college.

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