Mortgage Refinancing Scams Prey on Military

 

Mortgage Refinancing Scams Prey on Military 

 

November 10, 2016

Service men and women are, unfortunately, often the targets of scams. One con that preys on military members is predatory lending, when unscrupulous companies use false promises to trick borrowers into bad loans.

 

How the Scam Works:

You get an offer – via mail, email or even social media – touting mortgage refinancing just . . . → Read More: Mortgage Refinancing Scams Prey on Military

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New DBO Veterans Handbook

New DBO Veterans Handbook

On Your Guard
Managing Money
Using Credit
Buying a Home
Shopping for a Loan
Long-Term Planning
Saving and Investing
Investment Strategy
Numbers to Call for Assistance

Review the new handbook: http://www.dbo.ca.gov/Consumers/brochures/veterans_handbook.pdf

To order free copies: . . . → Read More: New DBO Veterans Handbook

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Military Consumer Protection Day – Resources!

Military Consumer Protection Day – Resources!

Benefits for Illinois Veterans

Burial Benefits for Illinois Veterans

Charitable Donations for Veteran and Military Families

Consumer Protections for Veterans & Military Personnel (WA Attorney General)

Housing Assistance from HUD

Legal Assistance for Military and Veterans’ Households

New York State Attorney General – Veterans Resources Guide

New York State Attorney General-Tips to Military Service Members And Veterans Regarding . . . → Read More: Military Consumer Protection Day – Resources!

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IRS Consumer Alert – Phishing scam targeting Department of Defense military members, retirees and civilian employees

The IRS issued the following alert related to a phishing scam tartgeting the military.

IRS Consumer Alert

Taxpayers should be on the lookout for a new, email-based phishing scam now circulating that targets Department of Defense military members, retirees and civilian employees. The email appears to come from Defense Finance and Accounting Services and displays a .mil email . . . → Read More: IRS Consumer Alert – Phishing scam targeting Department of Defense military members, retirees and civilian employees

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