A Consumer Education Specialist with the Federal Trade Commission sent me a link to the video below.
Sadly, there are scammers and con artists out there that prey on homeowners in distress (and even those that are not). Some of these sub-humans are very good at what they do.
Be very careful if you are approached by anyone claiming they can help you escape foreclosure. This video provides some good tips and information:
If you are having trouble making your mortgage payments, contact a HUD-certified housing counselor. You can find one by calling the Homeowner’s Hope Hotline number at 888-995-4673, and more info is available here.