Foreclosure filings across the nation have been increasing at an alarming rate. The Massachusetts Housing Partnership noted an increase of 62% in foreclosure deeds in Massachusetts from 2007 to 2008. In these difficult economic times, the Attorney General's Office often sees new scams emerge that try to take advantage of consumers in their most vulnerable and desperate moments.

This brochure, "Help for Homeowners: Recognizing and Avoiding Foreclosure Rescue Scams," provides a series of examples of foreclosure rescue scams and other warning signs for consumers.

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