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Fidelity National bails out Landcastle Title

Discovered “substantial account misappropriations”

Closing a mortgage finally makes money

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Push for mortgage bankster prosecutions heats up

Feds gearing up for prosecutions before time runs out?
Trey Garrison
The clock is ticking and chatter among industry sources and sources in Washington says the Department of Justice – under some pressure from other law enforcement – may be finally ramping up criminal prosecutions for individual senior bankers for their role in peddling toxic and subprime mortgage-backed securities.
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Audit: Justice Department, FBI, failed to jail mortgage fraudsters

Inspector General publicly shames law enforcement
Jacob Gaffney
Little proof that high-level mortgage fraud prosecution was a priority for DOJ or the FBI, despite claims.
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10 most dangerous cities for real estate agents

Here's a hint: Chicago, NYC are not on the list
Brena Swanson
Real estate agents may not be police officers or soldiers, but they still put themselves at risk when showing homes. So which cities pose the biggest threat to real estate agents? The city topping the list may surprise you.
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Seven defendants indicted in $49.6M mortgage fraud scam

Corrupt dealings alleged in North Carolina property deals
Kerri Ann Panchuk
Another alleged mortgage scam is broken up. This one ended up costing big banks, such as Bank of America and SunTrust, millions of dollars, with the grand tally coming to $49.6M in fraudulent loans.
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DOJ and FBI retract previous mortgage fraud numbers

Analysts expect 25% decline in suspected mortgage fraud in 2012
Megan Hopkins
The government continues its ongoing battle against mortgage fraud, even as it finds itself retrenching from a report that inflated certain mortgage fraud statistics.
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