NEW YORK (6/29/09)--While you're pinching pennies during the recession, scammers keep finding innovative ways to pick your pocket.
The foreclosure mess is turning into a lucrative business for crooks who promise to "help people" avoid foreclosure--for a price (nytimes.com June 21). While there are many legitimate nonprofit agencies providing free, confidential help to borrowers, con artists convince desperate homeowners who are behind on their payments to fork over $1,500, $3,000, or even up to $8,000 in fees for services that typically are free...
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