||CPE Credits: 12
Course Level: Overview
During the global financial crisis, corrupt industry insiders, desperate homeowners and organized crime groups turned mortgage fraud into one of the biggest economic threats in recent history. As a result, many honest homeowners are facing declining property values, having difficulty obtaining financing from banks and even losing their homes.
Because mortgage fraud has become a significant factor in the health of our economy, anti-fraud professionals like you are needed to combat this global problem. In this course, learn to take a stand against mortgage fraud by exploring the history of the mortgage industry and its role in the recent financial crisis, examining the life cycle of a mortgage loan to identify potential areas for fraud and learning techniques to recognize red flags of common mortgage fraud schemes and methods for prevention.
What you will learn:
How to identify emerging trends in mortgage fraud
How to recognize and resolve red flags of mortgage fraud schemes
The life cycle of a mortgage fraud scheme
How to prepare your mortgage fraud case for litigation
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Field of study: Specialized Knowledge and Application
Last Updated: March 2012
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