Karen Nielsen

Karen Nielsen

Karen is an experience freelance journalist that has been working with HousingWire since 2011. Her featured stories have run in D CEO Magazine, Dallas Business Journal, and many more.

ARTICLES

  • From HW Magazine

    How hackers are targeting title and settlement companies

    Wire transfers in the crosshairs
    Olympic Peninsula has been the target of wire fraud three times in the last six months. In the first instance, a hacker infiltrated one of the seller’s accounts on a $350,000 sale, but it was derailed when staff noticed the sender’s email address contained .com.za.
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  • From HW Magazine

    No room for fraud

    Will the digitization of mortgages scrub fraud from the books?
    There’s no question that mortgage fraud is rampant – and expensive. Since the beginning of 2012, mortgage application fraud has totaled more than $30 billion nationally with income fraud experiencing the biggest year-over-year increase, according to CoreLogic.
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