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Mortgage Fraud [3.8.2007]

Mortgage fraud is at an all-time high. According to the F.B.I., cases of mortgage fraud have nearly doubled in the past 3 years. The Brown family were victims of a mortgage scam. When Bridget and Bruce put their home up for sale, a con artist answered the ad. They did a background check, but it didn't matter. After they closed the deal, his checks started bouncing. Later in the program, Dick talks to Jerome Mayne. Jerome says he never thought he'd get in trouble for processing questionable documents that the realtor gave him about a potential buyer. 

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