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One in six fraud cases involves young renters

Mortgage Solutions | 05 May 2015

Young, single renters continue to be the most targeted demographic by identity thieves, with over one in six cases of third-party fraud involving this particular demographic.


JP Morgan adviser charged with stealing $20m from clients

A former JP Morgan investment adviser has been accused of stealing at least $20m from clients and using the money to trade on his own account and to pay off his mortgage.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Apr 2015

Mortgage fraudster to repay £500,000 spent on lavish lifestyle

A fraudster has been ordered to repay £500,000 as proceeds of crime which he obtained through a mortgage scam, allowing him to fund lavish holidays and property purchases.

Mortgage Solutions | 15 Apr 2015

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Property fraud service hits 19,000 sign-ups

An alert service set up by the Land Registry to prevent property fraud has been used by more than 19,000 people in its first year.

Mortgage Solutions | 05 Mar 2015

Fraud in financial services sector takes nosedive

The value of fraud in the finance and insurance industry more than halved in 2014, falling from£532m in 2013 to £236m in 2014, figures published by accountant BDO show.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Feb 2015
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Our top stories this week 16/01/15

Every week we sift out the most read stories on Mortgage Solutions and offer the weekly review.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Jan 2015

Mortgage fraudsters receive 18 years total jail time

The four fraudsters caught in a £5m mortgage and property scam received jail sentences at Swansea Crown Court totaling just over 18 years.

Mortgage Solutions | 22 Dec 2014
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Financial adviser among four jailed for ‘dizzying' £5m mortgage fraud

An estate agent and financial adviser are among four fraudsters due to be jailed in Wales today after perpetrating a complex web of mortgage and ID fraud.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Dec 2014
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Northern Irish mortgage fraud ring sentenced over £1.5m scam

A fraud ring of seven people obtained £1.5m of mortgages by inflating property prices of business and residential properties in the Coleraine area of Northern Ireland.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Nov 2014
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Mortgage adviser in £478k scam appeals jail sentence

A former mortgage adviser who was jailed for a £478k fraud, which included conning members of his own family, is appealing against his sentence.

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Oct 2014
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Our most read stories last week

In our weekly round up, we review the most popular stories on Mortgage Solutions.

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Oct 2014
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Gang guilty of £30m mortgage fraud sentenced

A gang of four who masterminded a £30m mortgage fraud have been jailed for a combined total of 34 years.

Mortgage Solutions | 14 Oct 2014
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Mortgages number one target for retail financial fraudsters

Mortgages continued to be the number one target for financial fraudsters above any other retail product, analysis of detected fraud has revealed.

Mortgage Solutions | 14 Oct 2014

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