Don’t Get on the Sucker List!
May 4, 2012
The latest mortgage scam works a lot like the old ones. Slick talkers preying upon people who are down on their luck. Here’s how it works. Posing as government-linked agency representatives, scammers call homeowners who have unknowingly been placed on a “sucker list.” Click here to watch the story by WFLA-TV reporter Shannon Behnken, in Tampa, Florida.
The list is comprised of individuals who are in default of their mortgage or in bankruptcy already. Consumers get tricked into sending these false agencies thousands of dollars, believing they are paying for upfront costs. The scammers often also tell homeowners to stop talking to their lender and even discontinue paying their mortgage. Don’t fall for it.
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