Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, June 30, 2016 5:24 pm
By Mike Cetera · Bankrate.com

A lender might not check your inflated income claim on a personal loan application, but that doesn’t mean it’s OK to say you earn more than you do. That’s fraud, and it can have real consequences.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 12:36 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

Victims of mortgage scams have a new cop on the beat in California. The U.S. Department of Justice and California Attorney General’s office have teamed up to create a joint mortgage fraud task force of 25 attorneys and investigators who will monitor, investigate and prosecute both civil and criminal mortgage-related scams and frauds in the