“Stealing Trust”, an award-winning film by John Spillane, will be shown in Frederick on Wednesday, at 7 PM.  The film documents victims of mortgage fraud across Maryland.

Lorain, Ohio is using an interesting method to move vacant homes to demolition — search warrants.

Kenneth Koehler of Baltimore has pleaded guilty to wire fraud, in a scheme that left mortgage lenders holding the bag for over $1 million in debt.  Six Upper Fells Point homes are now in foreclosure as a result of this scam.

Los Angeles City attorney calls US Bank and Deutsche Bank “slumlords”, accuses banks of neglecting foreclosed properties.

Detroit Crime Commission tackles crime by going after large-scale slumlords, vacants, and arson.

An Ellicott City woman pleaded guilty to stealing $1.5 million in a mortgage fraud scheme.

More mortgage fraud in Maryland — an Owings Mills man was found guilty, faces up to 90 months in prison.