Possible Mortgage Modification Scam Alert

If you have been contacted by DC attorney Adrian Cronauer, or his firm Cronauer Law Center regarding a mortgage modification, please contact Robert Strupp, Manager of Systemic Investigations at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition immediately. According to the NCRC, Cronauer solicited consumers so he could collect thousands of dollars in up-front fees, which is illegal, according […]

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Link Roundup

Three conspirators were convicted in a $78 million mortgage scam, according to the FBI Baltimore Office. Information for victims of morgtage scams from the Maryland Mortgage Fraud Task Force and the US DOJ. Philadelphia’s City Paper details the decline of once-wealthy slumlord Robert Coyle, and how his “empire” of slummy homes were foreclosed on. Did […]

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Link Roundup

Selectmen to slumlords: “Don’t MESS with Webster, Massachusetts!” State tax booklet adds to the ground rent mess in Baltimore, reported by the Baltimore Sun. Dear Damian Bohager, you know things are bad when the neighbors would rather have a vacant building than you as a neighbor.  Tax scofflaws are apparently not welcome in Pigtown/Washington Village. […]

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Information for “Residential Relief Foundation” Scam Victims

If you or someone you know were swindled by the Residential Relief Foundation, Silver Lining Services, or Mitigation America, you shouldn’t plan on receiving any compensation, according to a press release from the Greater Maryland Better Business Bureau. Unfortunately, the FTC often finds that in cases of this type much of the money taken from […]

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