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Fundingshield Newsalert: Mortgage wire fraud percetage increase with interest rates

Mortgage closing fraud continues to increase to and is reaching all-time highs while mortgage volumes are on a decline due to rising rates. From The Trenches  Cybercriminals are using sophisticated phishing and email system penetration strategies to find a transactions in the mortgage market where they can execute an attempt to defraud one or more parties to the loan transaction.  As the market volume has decreased, the percentage of transactions being attacked has spiked significantly.  Fundingshield is actively assisting law firms, working with regulators and law enforcement to help non-clients in their attempts to recover stolen funds.   Recent Fundingshield
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Categories: News Letters and Press.

Fundingshield Announces Terry Theologides joins its senior advisory board

  FundingShield, LLC – Newport Beach, CA – January 29, 2018 FundingShield, LLC (“FS”) is pleased to announce Stergios “Terry” Theologides has joined its Senior Advisory Board. Terry brings with him more than 20 years’ experience as an executive overseeing mortgage regulatory and risk management issues and developing technology and data-driven products and techniques to manage them.  Most recently, Terry was SVP, General Counsel of CoreLogic, Inc. and was part of the leadership team that launched CoreLogic as a standalone public company.  Mr. Theologides’ leadership experience includes as General Counsel to The First American Corporation’s Information Solutions Group, Executive Vice
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Categories: Press and Press Releases.

Fundingshield Newsletter 121: Increased Cyber Security Breaches & Wire Fraud Impact the Mortgage & Real Estate Industry

Recent cyber security reports continue to highlight the increased intensity and scope of various schemes being used to steal millions in real-estate settlements and  experts agree the vast majority of incidents are never reported or discussed.  2017 has started off at a blistering pace for record losses for the industry related to cyber criminal attacks on fund movements.  During 2016, at a single government agency alone an estimated $19 million in real estate purchase transactions funds were reported lost as a result of diverting or manipulating the communications of key industry participants.  Such participants including but were not limited to
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Categories: News Letters.