Mortgage fraud

How it works

Learn about the different types of mortgage fraud.

Mortgage fraud can take many forms. Understanding the different types will help you recognize and avoid it.

Four major types of mortgage fraud are:

  • mortgage fraud for housing
  • mortgage fraud for profit
  • mortgage fraud for title
  • mortgage foreclosure fraud

If you think you have been involved in a mortgage fraud, please contact the Alberta Securities Commission Public Inquiries.


Alberta Securities Commission

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(Edmonton and area)

(toll-free, other areas in Alberta)

8:15 am - 4:30 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)

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Mortgage fraud tipsheet (PDF, 4 pages)