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Real Estate Scam Reports

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FTC Hits Real Estate Celebrities

FTC Hits Real Estate Celebrities

Surprise as FTC moves to add two of the biggest real estate celebrities Dean Graziosi and Scott Yancey to their ongoing case against Nudge

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Court Rules Against Mortgage Relief Scam

Court Rules Against Mortgage Relief Scam

The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada has ruled in favor of the Federal Trade Commission in a case against the operators of a scheme that deceived financially distressed homeowners by falsely promising to make their mortgages more affordable.

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New Moves to Close $400m Real Estate Seminar Scam

New Moves to Close $400m Real Estate Seminar Scam

For the second time in about a month, the FTC sued a company that falsely promised it would show people how to earn money in real estate – after getting them to pay thousands of dollars for seminars.

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Real Estate Scheme Sued By FTC

Real Estate Scheme Sued By FTC

There are many companies out there promising to tell you how to make money by flipping real estate, but not all those promises are real.

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Massive Real Estate Investment Scam Taken Down

Massive Real Estate Investment Scam Taken Down

Taking in in more than $100 million by marketing lots in what the defendants said would become a luxury development in Belize, the scheme was known by several names, including Sanctuary Belize, Sanctuary Bay, and The Reserve.

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FBI Warns of Real Estate Investment Email Scam

FBI Warns of Real Estate Investment Email Scam

The scam targets all participants in real estate transactions, including buyers, sellers, agents, and lawyers. The victims of these scams are usually U.S. based and may be recruited as unwitting money mules.

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Guilty Plea in Multi-Million Dollar Real Estate Scam

Guilty Plea in Multi-Million Dollar Real Estate Scam

Co-conspirators identified distressed homeowners who were in default on mortgages or were experiencing financial troubles, even though some had large amounts of equity in their properties.

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