Thursday, August 26, 2010

Foreclosure Rescue Scams Reading List

Anyone new to the area of foreclosure rescue scams may want to avail themselves of the following reading list (materials listed in reverse chronological order of their publishing date) in an effort to get up to speed on how to recognize and prevent these rackets:
  • United States Government Accountability Office, Homeownership Preservation (Federal Efforts to Combat Foreclosure Rescue Schemes Are Under Way, but Improved Planning Elements Could Enhance Progress) (July 2010);
  • National Consumer Law Center, Dreams Foreclosed: The Rampant Theft of Americans' Homes Through Equity-stripping Foreclosure 'Rescue' Scams (June 2005);