Mortgage Fraud

Florida is commonly among the top 10 states with incidents of mortgage and property fraud.

The Miami-Dade Clerk of the Court and Comptroller offers tips to avoid becoming a victim, including:

  • How to identify warning signs of deed fraud
  • Steps to take if you believe you are a victim of mortgage/property fraud
  • Signing up to receive Property Fraud alerts

The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) also handles mortgage and property fraud investigations. To report any suspected fraud, call MDPD at 305-476-5423 or 305-994-1000. If this occurred in a municipality, please call the local police agency.