Mortgage Fraud Prevention

Separator image Fannie Mae is committed to preventing mortgage fraud whether perpetrated by a borrower, a lender, or another person or institution. We offer a variety of resources to help you detect and prevent mortgage fraud.

If you have any suggestions or questions, please contact the Mortgage Fraud Program or your Customer Account Manager.

Report Mortgage Fraud
If you have information concerning mortgage fraud

Complete Suspected Fraud Submission Form:
Suspected Mortgage Fraud Report

Phone: 1-800-2FANNIE

External Resources

What's New

  • Alert: Misrepresentation of Borrower Employment Scheme

    Fannie Mae’s Mortgage Fraud Program has identified several entities listed on loan applications as places of employment that appear to be fictitious.

  • Common Mortgage Fraud Red Flags

    Mortgage fraud red flags are inconsistencies in the information presented in an application or a loan file that would cause someone to take a second look to eliminate mistakes or identify misrepresentations. Here are six areas where mortgage professionals should stay alert for red flags.

  • Alert: Mortgage-Related Wire Transfer Fraud

    Fannie Mae's Mortgage Fraud Program (MFP) is committed to keeping our internal and external stakeholders aware of current fraud schemes affecting the mortgage industry. As part of a proactive attempt to stay "one step ahead" of the perpetrators, MFP introduces "Fraud Alerts". Our premier Fraud Alert addresses Business Email Compromise schemes. This simple ploy demonstrates how a compromised email address can disrupt a loan closing by diverting wired funds to fraudsters.

Red Flags and Helpful Tools


Anti-Fraud Partnership Training Series