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From the archives: The mechanics of a con job

DATE POSTED:August 12, 2017

Real estate scams are the crime du jour, it seems. In the 2000s, the era of easy credit and lax lending standards created a compelling motive for fraud that legal experts say is still being uncovered. Even now, with prices down from the peak, New York City real estate is pricey enough to tempt would-be criminals. “You’re going to have a big problem with this kind of fraud [when] there’s so much money to be […]