Beware of foreclosure prevention scams like the one described by the Ventura County Star below:
A judge on Tuesday sentenced a 55-year-old Ventura woman to a year in jail after she pleaded guilty to running an illegal real estate foreclosure rescue scam that lured 15 victims who paid her thousands of dollars.
These scams are an absolute insult to the real estate industry.
Santos victimized predominately Spanish-speaking Ventura County residents and advertised her foreclosure scam on local Spanish-speaking radio stations. Santos promised to save people’s homes from foreclosure provided they pay her thousands of dollars in up-front fees, Kardum said.
Read the entire article here: Ventura woman sentenced to year in jail in real estate scam.