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Mortgage fraudster to repay over £100,000

Mortgage Solutions | 08 Sep 2014

A Middlesbrough-based mortgage fraudster has been ordered to return more than £100,000 to the state after an agreement was reached at Teesside Crown Court.


Mortgage fraudster and chartered surveyor pays £1.5m confiscation order

A mortgage fraudster and surveyor imprisoned in 2011 after admitting defrauding the Cheshire Building Society, Bank of Ireland, Societe Generale and the Nationwide Building Society in a £50m deception, has finally paid an overdue £1.5m confiscation order.

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Sep 2014
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Former mortgage broker fails to overturn FCA ban at appeal

A former mortgage broker and adviser has been banned from working in the financial services industry to protect consumers and prevent financial crime.

Mortgage Solutions | 19 Aug 2014

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A look back at this week's most read stories

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions rounds up the most popular articles on the website over the past week.

Mortgage Solutions | 15 Aug 2014
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Disgraced mortgage director receives 13-year ban from High Court

A director of a mortgage brokerage and mortgage software company has been disqualified from acting as a company director for 13 years for misleading investors, the regulator and HMRC.

Mortgage Solutions | 14 Aug 2014

Keighley trio found guilty of mortgage fraud escape jail time

A father and two sons have received a 10-month jail sentence suspended for two years for committing mortgage fraud by exaggerating their incomes, Bradford Crown Court heard.

Mortgage Solutions | 11 Aug 2014

Star Letter Extra 04/07/14

Each Friday, Mortgage Solutions takes a look back at the best reader comments on the website and letters to the editor.

Mortgage Solutions | 04 Jul 2014

Why are more mortgage brokers caught for fraud than IFAs? - Stockton

So why are more mortgage brokers caught out for fraud than Independent Financial Advisers (IFAs)?

Mortgage Solutions | 01 Jul 2014

Record £70m boiler room scam funds foreign property purchases

Two men were today convicted at Southwark Crown Court for their roles in what is believed to be the largest boiler room fraud ever pursued by a UK authority.

Mortgage Solutions | 04 Jun 2014
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Exclusive: 112 mortgage 'professionals' banned since 2006

The Financial Conduct Authority has banned more than 100 individuals from the mortgage industry for fraud in the last eight years, Mortgage Solutions can reveal.

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Jun 2014

Mortgage Solutions' office targeted by fraudulent clone firm

Fraudsters posing as a secured loans firm enlisted Mortgage Solutions' office location to bolster its false trading name and credentials, warned the FCA.

Mortgage Solutions | 15 May 2014

Upper Tribunal upholds £80k fine for 'dishonest' mortgage broker

The Upper Tribunal has upheld a decision by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to fine a mortgage broker £80,000 over false income details.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Apr 2014
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Cheshire mortgage fraudster "Mr Fastcash" jailed over £6.8m scam

A property businessman and a gang of accomplices including a conveyancer attempted to obtain mortgages on stolen properties across Cheshire in a scam worth £6.8m.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Apr 2014

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