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Feds warn of real estate fraud scheme

Real estate brief
Published on Dec 5, 2008

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Realtor Magazine, a publication of the National Association of Realtors on Thursday reported on a fraud scheme in which individuals have attempted to purchase real estate and vehicles using bogus documents.

The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Inspector General has "been made aware of incidents in Arizona and Colorado where ... fraudulent documents were used to attempt to purchase homes and an office building."