Six Real Estate Fraud Threats Identified As Concerns To Watch

Bartlett, Michael
August 2011
Credit Union Journal;8/15/2011, Vol. 15 Issue 31, p16
Trade Publication
The article discusses the real estate fraud threats faced by smaller credit unions in Santa Ana, California including the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) fraud, falsified lien releases and multi-closings.


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