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Register Today for MBA’s 2011 National Fraud Issues Conference

WHAT: Register today for the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 2011 National Fraud Issues Conference.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 8, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Efforts to combat mortgage fraud against lenders have proliferated into a number of initiatives including state and federal legislation criminalizing mortgage fraud and increased synergy between law enforcement and lenders. Hear from industry experts as they review the current status of the industry, law enforcement and government’s efforts in combating mortgage fraud.

Industry experts will discuss the latest developments in:

• Mortgage fraud schemes
• Industry cooperation with law enforcement
• Technology practices
• Fraud prevention efforts
• Foreclosure rescue and loan modification scams
• Laws and pending regulations related to reducing fraud
• The future of mortgage fraud prevention in the states and by the federal government

Session topics include:

• National Fraud Prevention Efforts Outlook
• Data Sharing: Economic Implications of Pending Foreclosures
• Building an Investigations Unit
• Technology Best Practices in Leveraging Data and Analytics to Prevent Fraud
• REO, FHA, HARP and Short Sales —the Latest Mortgage Fraud Schemes and Trends for 2011
• Hiring and Training Ethical Fraud Investigation and Review Personnel
• Eliminating Fraud —Pre-Funding Loan Audit Reviews
• The Full Fraud Solution —From Prevention to Discovery
• Fraud Investigations Against Lenders for Document Fraud
• Fraud in Loss Mitigation and Loan Modifications

WHEN: March 27-30, 2011

WHERE: The Westin Diplomat
Hollywood-Ft. Lauderdale, FL

CONTACT: Press credentials must be obtained in advance. To apply for press credentials please contact:

Melissa Key
(202) 557-2799

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the national association representing the real estate finance industry, an industry that employs more than 280,000 people in virtually every community in the country. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the association works to ensure the continued strength of the nation’s residential and commercial real estate markets; to expand homeownership and extend access to affordable housing to all Americans. MBA promotes fair and ethical lending practices and fosters professional excellence among real estate finance employees through a wide range of educational programs and a variety of publications. Its membership of over 2,200 companies includes all elements of real estate finance: mortgage companies, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, thrifts, Wall Street conduits, life insurance companies and others in the mortgage lending field. For additional information, visit MBA’s Web site: