TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on Sep 20, 2012

Lawyers make up a surprisingly large number of the defendants in civil and criminal mortgage-related fraud cases, according to the ABA Journal. Within a national database of 25,000 complaints about suspected mortgage fraud, more than 6,000 are against attorneys and law firms. The executive director of the State Bar of California called the involvement of lawyers a “huge” problem.