loan modification scams

Court Gives Hope to Homeowners Lied to by Banks

A California appeals court has ruled that U.S. Bank conned Claudia Aceves out of her home by tricking her into giving up her bankruptcy protections. Now she can sue the bank for damages and fraud, and conceivably, so could other homeowners in similar situations.

How to Avoid Foreclosure Rescue Scams

The foreclosure crisis continues to pummel millions of Americans, and it has given rise to a raft of industrious new con artists offering false assistance that leaves homeowners even deeper in debt and despair. If you don't want to get kicked when you're already down, here are a few things to remember.