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    :: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 ::

    Foreclosure rescue scams prey on desperate homeowners - Posted by Sheryl Harris, The Plain Dealer, OH
    The Cuyahoga County Foreclosure Prevention Program warns that foreclosure rescue scams may include:

    • Demands that homeowners pay a counselor instead of the lender.

    • Requests that homeowners deed over their home to someone else.

    • Promises of legal or other assistance that evaporate as soon as a fee is paid.

    • Pledges to help a homeowner in foreclosure get a loan from a new lender, a promise that, with the tightening of credit, isn't likely to happen.

    The scams prey on a consumer's desire to save his home, Jones said. 'When an offer is made, his first thought is to agree.'

    The irony is that genuine help is available free.
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