Mortgage Fraud High in Florida

Florida ranks #2 in the country for mortgage fraud, according to tampabay.com. This crime occurs when people applying for loans lie about their income to get the funds.

Last year, Florida’s rate of mortgage fraud was 2.79 times higher than the rest of the country.

The top 5 states for mortgage fraud last year are:

Rhode Island
Florida
Illinois
Georgia
Maryland
If you have been arrested on fraud charges in Jacksonville, contact our Jacksonville Fraud Attorneys at (904) 634-0900.