A Mississauga woman says she fell victim to a mortgage fraud and is now stuck with a $640,000 bank lien on her home.
The woman, Lukrezia Buzanic, discovered that someone had applied for and received a loan using her name and home as collateral.
She received the notification in 2012 and has been since trying to convince the bank that granted the loan that she’s the victim of title fraud. Buzanic says she never got the money, but someone else did.
The loan financing was provided by Manulife Bank. Buzanic said she filed a fraud claim with the bank on Aug. 14, 2012 and signed an affidavit swearing she did not receive any money.
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Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.