Chicago office targets alleged mortgage fraud

October 3, 2008 2:56:30 PM PDT
Chicago's Department of Consumer Services is targeting alleged mortgage fraud.It's taking legal action against four companies and one individual. They are Imran Mukati, Happy Investors, Tamayo Financial Services, Inc, Direct Mortgage Exchange, LLC and PIRE & Associates. They're accused of bilking homeowners through fraudulent refinancing practices.

Homeowners who think they've been scammed should call the city's help line, 311.